This Florida alphabet is packed with almost 200 facts about Florida personalities, history, geography, nature, and culture. Hundreds of photos and drawings illustrate the text written at grade levels 4 through 6. In H you will learn about the Horse Conch, a marine mollusk whose pink and orange shell was named the state seashell in 1969. In L read about Love Bugs that appear in Florida spring and fall and bump into cars, leaving a sticky mess. In V learn about Vizcaya a villa built in 1916 in Miami and Valencia Oranges, which make up about half the Florida orange crop.
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