Jurassic Park -- This Oscar-winning fantasy/thriller will get kids in the spirit before their visit to Dinosaur World. (School-age and up)
"Pirates of the Caribbean" -- Hunting for treasure aboard Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise will be even more exciting after watching this film, the first in a trilogy. (Pre-teens and up)
Cuban Sandwich -- Cuban immigrants to the Tampa Bay area settled in Ybor City alongside Spanish and Italian immigrants. Give kids a taste of Cuban culture with this tasty sandwich.
Crab Crusted Grouper -- Several types of grouper are caught in Tampa Bay's warm waters; introduce kids to the succulent fish with this delicious recipe.
"Alligators All Around" -- Maurice Sendak's playful alligators teach kids the letters of the alphabet. (Preschool)
"Dinotopia" -- Humans and dinosaurs co-exist in this fantasy/adventure illustrated novel. (School-age)
"Yesteryear I Lived in Paradise" -- In this autobiography, Myrtle Scharrer Betz describes the childhood she spent living on Caladesi Island in the early 1900s. (Teens)