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Celebrating Florida: 50 States to Celebrate (Green Light Readers: Level 3)by Marion Dane Bauer
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Ten-year-old Jonathan practically lives at the Anchorage Zoo, where his father is a keeper. He loves animals, and even imagines himself inside their bodies, seeing what they see, feeling what they feel.
Meanwhile, a young brown bear is wandering through the woods near Anchorage, alone and hungry. One night, while searching for food, the bear crosses paths with Jonathan, who eagerly follows him onto the zoo grounds.
But when the bear accidentally kills Mama Goose, Jonathans favorite zoo creature, the boy loses the empathy he had felt earlier. He wishes that the bear—now nicknamed Trouble—would meet the same fate as his beloved goose, and he impulsively takes steps to make sure that happens.
Based on an actual incident, and told in alternating chapters from the bears and Jonathans points of view, this is both an involving animal story and a thought-provoking investigation into the consequences of ones actions.
This Level 3 Green Light Reader combines travel with social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational. Part of a first-of-its-kind, nonfiction, easy reader series about the 50 states, CELEBRATING FLORIDA takes beginning readers on a whirlwind tour of the Sunshine State with Mr. Geo. Join this fun and funny geography teacher as he visits popular attractions, national parks, historic landmarks, beaches, and much, much more.
Meet Mr. Geo, everybodys favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today, hes visiting Florida, the Sunshine State. His first stop is the Everglades to see alligators and other amazing animals. Hell also go to Fort Myers beach and enter a sand sculpting contest. Hell visit the historic city of St. Augustine, go orange picking, dance at the Florida Folk Festival and hell even get to swim with dolphins and manatees!. Then he will visit fun-filled theme parks, sporting events, and other exciting places. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Florida. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!
Travel the 50 States with Mr. Geo! Meet Mr. Geo, everybodys favorite geography teacher. He loves to explore new places. Today, hes visiting Florida, the Sunshine State. His first stop is the Everglades to see alligators and other amazing animals. Then he will visit fun-filled theme parks, beautiful beaches, historic landmarks, sports events, and many other exciting places. Join Mr. Geo on his travels all around Florida. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. Let's go!
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MARION DANE BAUER
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