Juvenile Nonfiction

The Polar Bear

Author: Annie Hemstock

Publisher: Capstone


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 788

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, relations with humans, and survival methods of the world's largest land carnivore, the polar bear. Includes photo diagram.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Save the Polar Bear

Author: Sarah Eason

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 565

Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of polar bears and discusses the steps that are being taken to protect them.

On Thin Ice

Author: Richard Ellis

Publisher: Knopf


Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 889

An impassioned profile of the habitat and life cycle of the polar bear includes coverage of such topics as the species' venerated position in Inuit culture, its reproductive habits, and the environmental factors that are compromising its ability to survive.

World of the Polar Bear

Author: Peter Scott

Publisher: Book Sales


Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 821

Discusses polar bears in mythology and as encountered by early arctic explorers, modern attempts to preserve the species, and the polar bear's characteristics and hunting, feeding, and mating habits

Einstein and the Polar Bear

Author: Tom Griffin

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc


Category: Drama

Page: 68

View: 956

THE STORY: The scene is a cluttered farmhouse in rural New England, where Bill Allenson, a highly regarded but no longer active novelist, has withdrawn from the world, supporting himself and his ailing father by selling rare books through the mail.
Juvenile Fiction

The Polar Bear Son

Author: Lydia Dabcovich

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 412

A lonely old woman adopts, cares for, and raises a polar bear as if he were her own son, until jealous villagers threaten the bear's life, forcing him to leave his home and his "mother," in a retelling of a traditional Inuit folktale.
Moose Factory (Ont.)

Ride the Polar Bear Express

Author: Michael Barnes

Publisher: GeneralStore PublishingHouse


Category: Moose Factory (Ont.)

Page: 91

View: 921


Audun and the Polar Bear

Author: William Ian Miller

Publisher: BRILL


Category: History

Page: 155

View: 866

Auduna (TM)s Story tells of an Icelandic farmhand who buys a polar bear in Greenland and gives it to the Danish king. It is a subtle tale of complex social action worthy of the fine anthropological writing on gift-exchange; its treatment of face-to-face interaction a match for Erving Goffman.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Polar Bear Scientists

Author: Peter Lourie

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 273

Documents the annual efforts of a pair of biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey team to locate and tranquilize polar bears in the Alaskan wilderness to collect important information about species conservation and global warming. By the author of Whaling Season. 25,000 first printing.