Book Talk Outreach Programs

Traveling Zoo Tales

Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Program & Florida Reading Association book talks! 

Inspire your students to read with a fun visit from the Zoo! These 30 minute book talks focus on specially chosen books from the SSYRA and the FRA. Traveling Zoo Tales will inspire your students to read, to explore, to dream, and to connect to your already established reading program! An Education Staff member with an Animal Ambassador will visit your students and share an interactive discussion about the book.

Time: 30 minutes per program / maximum of 3 back-to-back programs per day.

Grades: Pre-K - 2nd grade / 3rd - 5th grade / 6th - 8th grade

Group Size: Up to approximately 60 students per program.

Cost: $175 for the first program and $50 for each consecutive program at the same location on the same day.
$25 extended distance fee for schools over 30 miles from the Zoo.
Max distance 35 miles or one hour travel time.

Seminole County Public Schools Discount Rate:  25% discount
$131.25 for the first program and $50 for each consecutive program at the same location on the same day.
$25 extended distance fee for schools over 30 miles from the Zoo.
Max distance 35 miles or one hour travel time.

Reservations: Required at least two weeks in advance. Please call 407.323.4450 ext. 125 or email fieldtrips@centralfloridazoo.org for more information or reservations.

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Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Program 2017-2018:

Book choice 3rd-5th grade: 

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans by Laurence Yep and Joanna Ryder

Book choice 6th-8th grade:

Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key

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Florida Reading Association's
Children's Book Award Nomination 2017-2018:

Book choice Pre-K - 2nd grade:  (choose one)

Alan's Big Scary Teeth by Jarvis

or

That's NOT a Hippopotamus! by Juliette MacIver & Sarah Davis

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To schedule or for more information call 407.323.4450 ext. 125 or email fieldtrips@centralfloridazoo.org.