14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book

Author: Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: Learning Island

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. It is a blending of ecosystems that are sustained by the environment and the animals that live there. Do you know the answers to these questions? What lake feeds the Everglades? How many seasons does the Everglades have? How much water falls in the Everglades each year? What are some of the differences between alligators and crocodiles that live in the Everglades? Find out more about this fascinating place and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts. All measurements in American and metric. Ages 8 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades: A 15-Minute Book
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Learning Island

Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. It is a blending of ecosystems that
14 Fun Facts About Florida's Everglades
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Learning Island

Water once covered most of Florida. It created vast sawgrass prairies, eerie swamps and smelly mangrove forests. The area was considered useless and impenetrable, full of poisonous snakes, alligators and mosquitoes. It is more than that. The Everglades is a wonder of nature. It is a blending of ecosystems that
14 Fun Facts About the Tiber River: A 15-Minute Book
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-09 - Publisher: Learning Island

The Tiber River begins in the Apennine Mountains in Central Italy. It flows through Umbria, Tuscany, Lazio and Rome before emptying into the Tyrrhenian Sea near Ostia. The Tiber carries a lot of mud and silt, which constantly blocks its mouth. It floods often, providing fertile land for agriculture and
14 Fun Facts About the Ganges River
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-26 - Publisher: Learning Island

The Ganges River or River Ganga begins in an ice cave in the Himalayan Mountains. It flows through India and Bangladesh and enters the sea at the world’s largest delta. The river supports over 400 million people and thousands of animal and plant species. It is sacred to the Hindu
14 Fun Facts About the Hudson River
Language: en
Pages: 25
Authors: Jeannie Meekins
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-19 - Publisher: Learning Island

The Hudson River was once thought to be a great northwest passage that went through America and joined the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Instead, a canal system opened up the center of America to settlement. The Hudson has spectacular valleys and dangerous waters. Land shifts have changed the