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The Polar Bears of Churchill

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Arctic Dreams

ARC11
Barry Lopez
Vintage Books
2001
417
0375727485
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
A dazzling meditation on the Arctic, breathtaking in scope. Lopez draws on his travels throughout the North, including Baffin Island, the Chukchi and Bering Seas, Alaska, the Yukon and Greenland, interweaving natural history, accounts of early exploration, anecdote and lore into an indelible portrait of place.
$16.95

The World of the Polar Bear

ARC50
Norbert Rosing
Firefly Books
2010
204
1554071550
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Rosing provides all-new photography for this paper edition of his sumptuous and informative book, showcasing not only the photogenic bears and their cubs but also the sly Arctic fox, sleek seals, ungainly walruses, myriad seabirds and glimmering aurora borealis.
$29.95

Ice Bear

ARC280
Steve Kazlowski
Mountaineers
2010
96
1594854742
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Kazlowski (The Last Polar Bear) reveals the polar bear and its world in this collection of 100 color photographs, with an accompanying essay by polar bear expert Ian Sterling.
$18.95

Manitoba Map

CND51
ITMB
ITMB
2009
2
1553418204
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the Canadian province at a scale of 1:900,000.
$7.95

Northern Lights, A Practical Travel Guide

ARC350
Polly Evans
Bradt Publications
2017
48
178477071X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With helpful advice on viewing the Northern Lights in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Canada and Alaska, this Bradt guide has essential information on forecasts, the science behind the lights, photography and how to dress.
$8.99

What We Know About Climate Change

GEO46
Kerry Emanuel
MIT Press
2012
85
0262018438
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIT atmospheric scientist Emanuel outlines the issues, causes and concerns about the fate of our climate. This second edition covers the latest from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the lack of will in the United States to tackle this vexing issue.
$16.95

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Ice Bear, The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon

ARC360
Michael Engelhard
University of Washington Press
2016
288
0295999225
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This meticulous cultural narrative examines over 8,000 years of polar bear history, showing the many forms the powerful, elusive animal has taken. Whether spirit guide, enemy or symbol of ecological crisis, Engelhard argues, the ice bear has always loomed large in the human imagination.
$29.95

The Northern Lights, Celestial Performances of the Aurora Borealis

ARC342
Calvin Hall (Photographer), Daryl Pederson (Photographer)
Sasquatch Books
2015
128
1632170019
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Shot in Alaska, one of the best places to watch the northern lights, these images capture the natural phenomenon in all its splendor and majesty. Hall and Pederson’s 160 photographs were taken with ultra-HD cameras during a period of unusually high solar activity.
$19.95

A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic

ARC03
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1994
327
0226668142
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A primer on Arctic climate, geography, plants, birds, mammals and insects in a single nicely written book. It's a highly recommended, enthusiastic guide to natural history throughout the Circumpolar North.
$22.00

Auroras, Fire in the Sky

ARC304
Dan Bortolotti, Yuichi Takasaka (Photographer)
Firefly Books
2011
144
1554076811
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
These 80 color photos by Yuichi Takasaka celebrate the beauty, history, folklore and science of the northern lights.
$29.95

Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye

ARC313
Zac Unger
Da Capo Press
2013
304
0306821168
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A captivating look at the battle between man and nature from the vantage point of Churchill, Manitoba, the Polar Bear Capital of the World.
$25.00

Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq: A History of Inuit, Newcomers and Climate Change

ARC330
Shelley Wright
McGill Queen's
2014
420
0773544623
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Wright charts the history of the Inuit and the experiences of recent Arctic immigrants alongside reflections on current conditions and devastating climate change.
$39.95

Polar Bears

ARC58
Ian Stirling
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited
2011
232
1554551552
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A tribute to the polar bear by a preeminent researcher, this handsome natural history features outstanding color photographs and detailed chapters on biology, distribution, behavior, study, conservation and lore.
$40.00

Polar Bears on the Edge

ARC343
Morten Jorgensen
Aa Balkema
2015
218
3937903232
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
In his impassioned review of polar bear populations, wildlife activist Morten Jorgensen provides a history of polar bear population decline, describes the corrupt world of Arctic politics and concludes with conservation recommendations.
$19.95

Polar Bears, A Complete Guide to their Biology and Behavior

ARC309
Andrew E. Derocher, Wayne Lynch (Photographer)
Johns Hopkins University Press
2012
264
1421403056
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated chronicle of the evolution, ecology and conservation of the polar bear, this captivating natural history features color photographs by Lynch and stories from the field by wildlife researcher Derocher.
$41.95

Polar Obsession

ANT305
Paul Nicklen
Random House
2009
240
1426205112
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Born and raised on Baffin Island, Nicklen has ice in his blood. The National Geographic photographer, wildlife biologist and naturalist presents up-close portraits of the creatures of the high latitudes in 150 dazzling photographs of swimming bears, cavorting seals, penguins, dueling narwhals and all manner of polar life.
$50.00

Stay Cool, A Polar Bear's Guide to Life

ARC252
Patrick Regan
Andrews McMeel
2010
0740791370
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The Arctic sequel to Flipping Brilliant, A Penguin's Guide to a Happy Life.
$9.99

The Northern Lights, The True Story of the Man Who Unlocked the Secrets of the Aurora Borealis

ARC104
Lucy Jago
Vintage Books
2002
320
0375708820
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
The compelling story of Kristian Birkeland, the turn-of-the-century Norwegian scientist who devoted his career to understanding the aurora borealis, this book also covers the science, history, myth and romance of the phenomenon.
$16.95

Manitoba Birds

CND428
Waterford Press Inc.
Waterford Press
2012
1583552898
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Handy for a pocket or backpack, this durable, fold-out bird reference features 140 species familiar to Manitoba. Size: 8 x 3.8 inches.
$7.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$29.99

The Arctic Guide, Wildlife of the Far North

ARC333
Sharon Chester
Princeton University Press
2016
400
069113975X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Written for travelers and naturalists alike, this comprehensive guide to the flora and fauna of the Arctic covers 800 species. Each profile features color illustrations, range maps and full descriptions.
$27.95

For Kids

Polar Bear Night

ARC162
Lauren Thompson, Stephen Savage
Scholastic Inc.
2004
32
0439495245
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A young polar bear explores the Arctic night in this sweet picture book.
$17.99

Polar Explorers for Kids

ARC191
Maxine Snowden
Chicago Review Press
2004
150
1556525001
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The history and adventures of 16 polar explorers, including Erik the Red, Henry Hudson, Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, are brought to life in 21 puzzles, games, projects and activities for kids ages 9 and up.
$16.95

Face to Face With Polar Bears

ARC198
Norbert Rosing
2009
32
1426305486
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This account of adventures with the polar bears of Churchill for youngsters features photography by Norbert Rosing (World of the Polar Bear).
$6.95

The Last Polar Bear

ALA309
Wendell Minor, Jean Craighead George
HarperCollins
2009
32
0061240672
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The Newbery Medal-winning author and illustrator Wendell Minor team up for this tale of a young boy and his efforts to save one of the last polar bears in the rapidly changing Arctic environment.
$16.99

Ice Bear, in the Steps of the Polar Bear

ARC243
Gary Blythe (Illustrator), Nicola Davies
Candlewick Press
2009
32
0763644412
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A read along book for kids, which also includes a CD for terrific sound effects.
$9.99

Polar Bears

CND360
Norbert Rosing
Firefly Books
2010
56
1554076234
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
National Geographic contributor Norbert Rosing (World of the Polar Bear) introduces the bears of Churchill, their habitats and Arctic neighbors for youngsters in dazzling color photographs.
$9.95

Lost in the Barrens

CND363
Farley Mowat
1984
208
0553275259
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Two brothers face the wilderness with no food and little hope of rescue when their canoe is destroyed by the rapids in this tale of adventure for ages ages 9-12. To survive, they build an igloo, battle a towering grizzly bear, track several wolves, slaughter caribou for food and clothing. They tame two lost huskies for companionship -- and maybe a way home.
$6.99

The Polar Bear Scientist

ALA352
Peter Lourie
Houghton Mifflin Company
2012
48
0547283059
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Follow U.S. Geological Survey polar bear biologists Kristin Simac and Mike Lockhart on the North Slope of Alaska as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures in this beautifully illustrated entry in the excellent series, Scientists in the Field.
$18.99

On Thin Ice

CND397
Jamie Bastedo
Red Deer
2006
176
0889953376
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An author and naturalist based in Yellowknife, Bastedo captures the flavor of local Inuit culture, the environment and impact of global warming in the North in this gripping novel for young adults.
$13.95

North, The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration

ARC332
Nick Dowson
Candlewick Press
2013
56
0763666637
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A lushly illustrated picture book featuring the beautiful landscapes of the Arctic Circle, its white cranes, wolves, caribou, gray whales and polar bears. When winter arrives, all these creatures migrate south. In the spring, they return to bask in the sunshine and feast in the arctic tundra.
$7.99

Stories of the Aurora

ARC346
Joan Marie Galat
Whitecap Books
2015
68
1770502106
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Written for ages 9-12, this one-of-a-kind book introduces the many European and native tales about the Northern Lights that have survived the ages, with essential facts about the phenomenon.
$16.95

Frozen Wild, How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on Earth

ARC347
Jim Arnosky
Sterling Publishing Company
2015
30
1454910259
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Perfect for family reading on a winter's night, or for independent learners, this thoughtful study shows how wild animals can survive harsh winters, the Arctic and Antarctic. Illustrated with beautiful artwork, with many pieces enlarged in fold-out pages.
$14.95

Who's That? Arctic Animals

ARC351
Tad Carpenter
Sterling Publishing Company
2015
14
1454912278
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Introducing the furry and feathered friends of the Arctic, this children's book in the "Who's That?" series features the polar bear, seal, reindeer, snowy owl, walrus and fox. Watch out -- at the end there's a raucuous polar party! With fun, adorable illustrations. Written for ages 2 to 4.
$7.95

More Books

On Thin Ice, The Changing World of the Polar Bear

ARC244
Richard Ellis
Vintage Books
2010
416
0307454649
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Ellis spins tales of natural history, conservation and lore in this beautifully illustrated ode to the polar bear and life in the circumpolar north.
$18.95