Great Summer Reading on Florida’s Oceans

What better to read and learn about during summer than Florida’s Oceans!

The Oceans of Florida

This young adult book features the astonishing abundance of marine life found in Floridaโ€™s offshore waters. More than 1,000 species of saltwater fish have been identified. Add to that number the invertebrates, algae, grasses, seaweeds, plankton, and all of the other creatures that call the ocean home, and youโ€™ll discover an amazing world of life surrounding you in Floridaโ€™s oceans.

About the Author

A native Floridian,ย Peggy Lantzย is former editor of the Florida Native Plant Societyโ€™s magazine,ย The Palmetto,ย and the Florida Audubon Societyโ€™s magazine,ย The Florida Naturalist.ย She co-authoredย The Young Naturalistโ€™s Guide to Floridaย with Wendy Hale. Ms. Lantz lives in Woodsmere in west Orange County, Florida, the community settled by her grandfather in 1914.ย Wendy Haleย worked as a park ranger for Canaveral National Seashore before joining the Florida Audubon Society as an environmental educator. She moved from Florida to Wales several years ago.

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