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The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain

The True Adventures of Coola and Grinder

by Shelley Hrdlitschka & Rae Schidlo
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: bears, animal welfare, zoology

Starred Selection, Best Books for Kids and Teens

A beautifully illustrated and educational children's book that tells the true life story of Grouse Mountain's famous resident grizzly bears.

Coola and Grinder are two adult grizzly bears living at the “peak of Vancouver” on Grouse Mountain. For the past eighteen years they have been among the mount …

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Black Bears

A Natural History

by Dave Taylor
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: bears, reference, plants & animals

Author Dave Taylor has set his life photographing and writing about North American wildlife. His passion was black bears. In this beautifully designed full colour book with more than 100 fullcolor photographs, maps and charts, Black Bears introduces the reader to this shy, reclusive and largely misunderstood animal with an encyclopedic examination …

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Keep Up, Katmai

by Pili Palm-Leis, photographs by Barrett Hedges
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: bears, endangered

A once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot becomes a stunning non-fiction picture book!

Keep Up, Katmai is a remarkable up-close view into an inquisitive real grizzly cub's day, with stunning photographs shot by renowned wildlife photographer Barrett Hedges.

In this unique format, photographs give an up-close view into a very important event in a grizzly cub's …

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Hanna Bear's Christmas

by Monica Devine, illustrated by Sean Cassidy
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: 32356967-1867726
tagged: christmas & advent, adventure & adventurers, bears

Wake up, Hanna Bear!

Hanna Bear can smell winter coming. It's time to find a den and snooze through the cold days and nights until spring because that is what bears do. But this year Hanna longs to see Christmas, so her friends agree to get her up for the special day. It isn't that easy to wake up a sleeping bear. When the mountain goat butts the do …

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The Grizzly Mother

by Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: native canadian, bears, environmental science & ecosystems, seasons, recycling & green living

Book two in the award-winning Mothers of Xsan series, The Grizzly Mother uses striking illustration and lyrical language to bring the poetry of the Xsan ecosystem to life.

“spellbinding”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural landscape. Together, t …

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5 Bears

by Rob Laidlaw
edition: Hardcover
tagged: bears

Our relationship with bears is complex. Some people think of bears as big, cuddly pets, while others see them as dangerous, wild animals. Many people want bears left undisturbed in the wild, while others want to hunt and kill them, confine them in zoos or use them for their fur, meat or body parts. It's clear that bears are popular animals almost e …

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Voice for the Spirit Bears, A

How One Boy Inspired Millions to Save a Rare Animal

by Carmen Oliver, illustrated by Katy Dockrill
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: bears, social activists, endangered

As a child, Simon Jackson found navigating the world of the school playground difficult. He felt most at home in the woodlands, learning about and photographing wildlife. As a teenager, he became fascinated with spirit bears, a rare subspecies of black bear with creamy white fur. These elusive creatures were losing their habitat to deforestation, a …

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A Bear's Life Read-Along

photographs by Ian McAllister, by Nicholas Read, read by Christian Down
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, bears, trees & forests

Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear's Life uses Ian McAllister's stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British Columbia wilderness—catching fish, eating berries, climbing trees and taking long naps.

A Bear's Life is the second in the My Great B …

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