Despite the fact that it is low, flat, and largely under water, Everglades is a park of many environments: shallow, key-dotted Florida Bay; the coastal prairie; the vast mangrove forest and its mysterious waterways; cypress swamps; the true everglades—an extensive freshwater marsh dotted with tree islands and occasional ponds; and the driest zone, the pine-and-hammock rockland.
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About the Author
As the writer of children’s and young adult books that focus on the environment, Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was best known for Julie of the Wolves, which won a Newbery Medal, and My Side of the Mountain, which was a Newbery runner-up. She was raised in a family of naturalists, and aimed to teach children to appreciate and respect the natural world.