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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

Inuinnaqtun

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • 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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Nibi Emosaawdang / The Water Walker

by Joanne Robertson, translated by Shirley Williams & Isadore Toulouse
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, native american, environmental conservation & protection

The dual language edition, in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and English, of The Water Walker, the award-winning story of a determined Ojibwe Nokomis (Grandmother) Josephine-ba Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walked to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along wit …

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50 Things To Know About the International Space Station

by John A. Read
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: aeronautics, astronautics & space science

This book tells young readers everything they want to know about life in space. With a focus on international collaboration, it details how men and women in space celebrate the holidays, watch the latest movies, go to sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet and so much more. Featured astronauts include Canadians Chris Hadfield and Julie Pay …

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Discovering Arctic Ecology

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Sara Otterstatter
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, flowers & plants

The Arctic is not a barren, frigid landscape filled with only ice and snow. It is a complex ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, each supported by dozens of ecological relationships between plants and animals.
From the many animals that live and hunt at the floe edge, to the hundreds of insects that abound on the summer tundra, this boo …

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Forest Birds of the West

by Genevieve Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, zoology

Get to know some of the more common birds that live in the forest: • Northern Goshawk: this hawk eats squirrels, hares and other birds like woodpeckers, grouse and Blue Jays. • Great Horned Owl: Great Horned Owls usually hunt at night but in winter will sometimes hunt during the day. The best time to see them is at dusk. • Downy Woodpecker: t …

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Mountain Birds of the West

by Genevieve Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, zoology

Get to know some of the more common birds that live in the mountains: • American Dipper: the American Dipper walks underwater along the bottom of cold mountain streams to find its prey. • Golden Eagle: these big eagles will snatch mountain goat lambs off the sides of mountains. • White-tailed Ptarmigan: its feet are covered with feathers, whi …

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Seasonal Cycles

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, weather, polar regions

What do the different seasons look like in the North?
This book supports early science learning by teaching children about the seasonal changes that take place throughout the year in the Arctic.

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Weather Words

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions, weather

What’s the weather like in Nunavut? This book features simple nouns related to the weather. Beautiful photographs of Nunavut guide children to practise reading the single word on each page.

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All about Ravens

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, birds

Learn all about where ravens live, what they do, and how they get food. This simple nature book gives information about ravens, along with beautiful photographs.

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What We See in Nunavut

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions

There is a lot to see in Nunavut! This book features words for different parts of the Arctic landscape. Beautiful illustrations guide children to practise reading the single word on each page.

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