Everglades Wildguide (Illustrated)

Everglades Wildguide (Illustrated)

by Jean Craighead George

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Everglades may not be our largest national park (that honor belongs to Wrangell-St. Elias in Alaska), but it is certainly the wettest. During and after the rainy season, when not only the mangrove swamp but also the sawgrass prairie is under water, most of the park abounds in fish and other water life, and even the white-tailed deer leads a semi-aquatic existence.

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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163133376
Publisher: V F Editions
Publication date: 11/20/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 950,620
File size: 4 MB

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.

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