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Junior Field Guide: Fishes of Nunavut

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: fishes, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

Learn about the different types of fishes that live in Nunavut waters. This non-fiction science book provides information about what different types of fishes look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs.

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Junior Field Guide: Land Mammals

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: mammals, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

From lemmings to polar bears, there are a lot of different types of land mammals living in Nunavut. This non-fiction science book provides information about what the mammals look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs

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How We Use Rocks and Minerals

by Ruth Daly
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: rocks & minerals, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Rocks and minerals are natural resources found in Earth. They are used as fuel, for building, and to make items sush as smartphones. Some minerals, including gold and silver, are prized for their beauty. Find out about the different types of rocks and minerals, how they formed, how they are used, and what we can do to conserve and recycle them.

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Why Air Is Important

by Kelly Spence
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Air is essential for all living things on Earth. It provides the oxygen we need to breathe. Air affects the weather and nature, and can be used as a source of clean, renewable energy. But air can also get polluted by natural causes and human-made sources. Find out why air is so important, the factors that pollute it, and the steps that we can all t …

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If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden

by Kay Weisman, illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: native canadian, environmental science & ecosystems, native american

Discover the wonder of ancient sea gardens on the Northwest Coast

Sea gardens have been created by First Peoples on the Northwest coast for more than three thousand years. These gardens consist of stone reefs that are constructed at the lowest tide line, encouraging the growth of clams and other marine life on the gently sloped beach.

This lyrical …

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Kits, Cubs, and Calves

An Arctic Summer

by Suzie Napayok-Short, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: polar regions, multigenerational, baby animals

Akuluk is visiting her family in Nunavut and can’t wait to get out on her uncle’s boat for a ride into the powerful Arctic Ocean. Surrounded by her family, and with her trusty toy polar bear beside her, Akuluk experiences the beautiful sights, sounds, and animals that abound in the ocean and along the shore during the short Arctic summer—from …

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A Last Goodbye

by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: death & dying, customs, traditions, anthropology, environmental science & ecosystems

How do we say goodbye to a loved one after they die? This book broaches a difficult topic in a heartfelt way by exploring the beauty in how animals mourn. From elephants to whales, parrots to bonobos, and lemurs to humans, we all have rituals to commemorate our loved ones and to lift each other up in difficult times.
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The World of Whales

Get to Know the Giants of the Ocean

by Darcy Dobell, illustrated by Becky Thorns
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: marine life, environmental science & ecosystems, water (oceans, lakes, etc.), mammals, environmental conservation & protection

Dive into an exploration of these majestic mammals, one of the most fascinating animal species on the planet.

You already know that whales aren’t fish, but mammals who need to breath and hold their breath under water, just like us humans? And that the blue whale grows to be longer than three buses? In The World of Whales we explore many interestin …

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