Entries Tagged as 'Florida'

The Swamp Where Gator Hides

March 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR The Swamp Where Gator Hides takes kids on a little journey with a gator. It takes place in the Florida Everglades, giving children an idea of the types of life they may find in the swamp. Gator is hungry, and while the reader wonders what he will make his meal, the […]

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One Night in the Everglades

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Aimed at ages 8 and up, One Night in the Everglades is in interesting combination of picture book and environmental science text. There are beautiful illustrations to accompany the story of a night in the Florida Everglades, an area teeming with life, much of which is endangered. The first third of […]

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Turtle: The Incredible Journey (2009)

May 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Following a loggerhead turtle from her hatching on a Florida beach until she returns 25 years later to lay eggs of her own, “Turtle: The Incredible Journey” is a visual feast, with beautiful images of life underwater and in far-flung placesĀ along the Atlantic. The film also has a strong conservation theme. […]

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Manatee Winter

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Manatee Winter tells the story of a mother manatee and her calf in late fall taking the journey from the chilly Gulf of Mexico to warmer waters of a spring fed river. The journey is long and the water is cold and the mother and calf get tired along the way. […]

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