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𝗙𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗗𝗮𝘆! November 15, 2014

bookstoreday-poster-smallClick here to find a celebration near you and to submit your design for a special release poster based on our famous Florida book 𝘈 𝘓𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘙𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘥 by Patrick D. Smith.

The inaugural Florida Bookstore Day will be a day-long event celebrating independent and used bookstores, local authors and small presses in various cities throughout the Sunshine State.

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Beach snapshots – Two women headed for the water with a surfboard, Key Biscayne

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Credit:  State Archives of Florida, Ozzie Sweet, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/82983

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Florida Facts: Did You Know?

What is the most dangerous shark living in Florida waters?

bull shark

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Photo: (Bull shark ( Carcharhinus leucas ), Gulf of Mexico, SEFSC Pascagoula Laboratory; Collection of Brandi Noble, NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC)

Question from The Florida Quiz Book by Hollee Temple

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Beach snapshots – Cocoa Beach, Florida

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Credit: James Gaines, State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/131877

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In what year was the Florida panther declared an endangered species?

1958

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Photo: (State animal of Florida, a panther, State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/18772)

Question from The Florida Quiz Book by Hollee Temple

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Beach snapshots

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Credit: Some rights reserved by jeffgolden!

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What is Florida’s state wildflower?

coreopsis

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Photo: (Florida’s state wildflower is the coreopsis, designated by the 1970 legislature, State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/18773)

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Beach snapshots – Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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Credit: State Archives of Florida (Holland, Karl E., 1919-1993.), Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/95273

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How are the rattles on a dusky pygmy rattlesnake different from the rattles of the canebrake or diamondback rattlesnakes?

Dusky pygmy rattlesnakes rattles are tiny, barely audible, and sound like a buzzing insect. 

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Photo: (Diamond back rattlesnake, State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/149281)

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Beach Snapshots, People on the beach – Daytona Beach, Florida

pr02333Credit: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/2252

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