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All about Grizzly Bears

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, bears, environmental science & ecosystems

Learn all about where grizzly bears live, what they eat, and how they hunt.

This non-fiction book gives information about the grizzly bear, one of the most powerful and resilient animals of the North.

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Uliaq's Amazing Animals: Arctic Char

English Edition

by Danny Christopher
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, zoology, polar regions, fishes

Uliaq loves animals! One of his favourite animals is the arctic char. In this book, Uliaq gives facts about arctic char, where they live, what they eat, and why they are amazing!

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The Wolf Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, seasons, wolves & coyotes, recycling & green living, environmental science & ecosystems

Follow along as award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of grey wolves. New pups have just begun to open their eyes, one of which is a striking black female. Every day, her ears grow larger, her eyesight gets sharper, and her legs stretch farther. As she learns to hunt, play, and run with her pack, …

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Small but Mighty

Why Earth’s Tiny Creatures Matter

by Kendra Brown, illustrated by Catarina Oliveira
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, endangered, zoology

Sometimes the smallest creatures are the most important
The lion may be king of the jungle, but there are plenty of fascinating tiny critters that are critical to the survival of our planet.
From frogs as small as quarters that indicate the health of entire ecosystems, to crayon-sized millipedes that recycle dead plants into vital nutrients for …

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Upstream, Downstream

Exploring Watershed Connections

by Rowena Rae
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: water (oceans, lakes, etc.), environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems

Do you know your watershed address? We all have one, whether we live high up in a mountain, on an inland prairie or near the coast. A watershed is an area of land that channels rain and snowmelt into streams, rivers and oceans. Our lives are deeply intertwined with land and water and all the connections between them. Day-to-day activities—like br …

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Conservation Canines

How Dogs Work for the Environment

by Isabelle Groc, foreword by Anjelica Huston
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, endangered, environmental conservation & protection

? “Robust and engaging...Sure to be a hit with both children writing reports and those who enjoy books about animal companions and adventurous work. A must for school and public libraries.”—Booklist, starred review

With their precise sense of smell, their hardworking temperament and their ability to bond with humans, dogs increasingly lend th …

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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, polar regions, zoology

Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s non-fiction books about Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviour …

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