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.
This title presents a collection of photographs by acclaimed 'polar bear photographer' Steven Kazlowski. Featuring mostly never-before-published images, this simple yet evocative book explores the polar bear's Arctic home and life cycle.
Wapusk the Polar Bear sets out on a long journey to find food and sea ice. Along the way he meets an unexpected seal, who he will come to call a friend. Sully the Seal takes Wapusk under his wing and leads him to what he has been searching for. They soon realize the challenges that are happening in their natural habitat will shape the entire world forever.
"In the Arctic region, the polar bears rule. But these amazing animals are now at risk from the activity of human beings. Read this exposition to learn about polar bears and the threat they face. Learn how people are trying to save the polar bears and how you can help.Genre: ExpositionReading Age: 12.5 - 13.5 years
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.
Find out just how wacky some families can be in the eighth book of this hilarious series. Fuzz and his family live at the zoo. Fuzz's dad is a blood-thirsty tiger, his mum a mud-cake-making rhinoceros, his sister a tap-dancing giraffe and his brothers a pair of somersaulting monkeys. Fuzz makes great pocket-money pretending to be a polar bear, and at the end of each day his family take off their costumes. Well, most of the time, anyway. Fuzz's pa loves being a polar bear so much he wants to be one! And when he wins two tickets for a cruise to the Arctic, things don't quite turn out as planned! Who is the mysterious girl with pointed ears? What are those strange jingle bells Fuzz keeps hearing? How can two part-time polar bears cope with real ones? Will Fuzz and Pa have to eat raw fish forever? And do reindeer really fly ... Find out what happens at the North Pole with Fuzz and his pa on this amazing Arctic adventure in the Wacky Families series. Ages 7-10
A children's book about mindfulness. Paisley is a young Polar Bear who lost her way. She managed to create a support system with the friends she met along the way. Before finding help back to her family.