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Press ReleaseWednesday, March 14, 2012
DOE Press Office
Literacy League Videos Featuring Zora and Me and The Secret Life of Mitch Spinach Now AvailableTallahassee - The Florida Department of Education's interactive book club, Literacy League, is excited to announce the availability of the latest video installments of the books, Zora and Me by authors Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, and The Secret Life of Mitch Spinach by Hillary Feerick-Hillenbrand and Jeff Hillenbrand.
"We are excited to be able to highlight Florida's authors through these Literacy League book selections," said Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson. "It is wonderful when books bring history and imagination together to engage students."
Throughout the year, the Department's Literacy League book club connects prominent authors with Florida elementary and middle school students. Students submit questions about the book and the author responds via video. The Literacy League videos are available on the Department's YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/educationfl.
For more information about the Department of Education's Literacy League, including upcoming book selections, visit www.fldoe.org/literacyleague.