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Heder, Thyra

Summary: Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HED

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HED

Bar-el, Dan

Summary: As Duane, a polar bear, explores his new home, he makes friends with the wide variety of creatures he encounters, despite their varied personalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAR

Brown, Dan

Summary: On the eve of a presidential race in which NASA's budget is a pivotal issue, the space agency announces the discovery of an ancient meteorite filled with fossils deep in the Arctic ice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Brown

Hartman, Brooke

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text reveal a child's dreams of flying over the Arctic and seeing the animals that live there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books, an imprint of Graphic Arts Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Wolverton, Barry.

Summary: When owls threaten the puffins' way of life on the small island of Neversink along the Arctic Circle, Lockley J. Puffin, helped by a hummingbird and a walrus, set out to save it.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WOL

Brown, Dan

Summary: When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory-- a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the the find, the White House calls upon intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, Rachel travels to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Brown, Dan

Summary: On the eve of a presidential race in which NASA's budget is a pivotal issue, the space agency announces the discovery of an ancient meteorite filled with fossils deep in the Arctic ice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Lewis, Axel

Summary: For the third leg of the robot races the contestants must choose between three possible Arctic routes, all of which are dangerous--especially when some of the racers are not playing by the rules.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LEW

Norman, Kim

Summary: When she gets here, she'll discover just how much we really love her . . . Welcome back the ten spirited pals from Ten on the Sled and If It's Snowy and You Know It, Clap Your Paws! Author Kim Norman and illustrator Liza Woodruff have whipped up more frosty fun in a THIRD rollicking, jolly, snow-filled story, set to the tune of She'll Be Comin 'Round the Mountain When She Comes. In the land of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOR

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laura Geringer Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction George 2009

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: When Aero Horizon 16 crashes in the Arctic, eight children emerge from the wreckage to find themselves alone and surrounded, not by ice, but by a mysterious and deadly jungle full of carnivorous plants and predatory birds--the other five hundred people from the plane are gone, not necessarily dead, but taken by something that lives in the jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WES

Kantner, Seth

Summary: A white boy transplanted from Chicago to the Arctic tundra of Alaska finds himself struggling to adapt to his new home, where he must learn to hunt, fish, and live off the land, separated from the constant call of consumer culture. In the tradition of Jack London, Seth Kantner presents an Alaska far removed from majestic clichs of exotic travelogues and picture postcards. Kantner's vivid and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: At the top of the world, a polar bear hunts, swims, courts, raises cubs, and worries as they go off on their own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIN

London, Jonathan

Summary: Describes how a polar bear and the little fox that follows it survive over the course of a year in the Arctic. Includes afterword with facts about Arctic animals and Inuit peoples.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1998

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Bania, Michael

Summary: On a beautiful Arctic morning when Kumak and his family go ice fishing, Kumak hooks what seems like an enormous fish, and the entire village gets involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 2004

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McGuire, Ian.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.

Summary: A team of GPF scientists has vanished in the Arctic while doing research on global warming. While rescuing them from the jaws of a hungry polar bear, nine-year-old secret agent jack Stalwart learns of the malicious Black Arctic Project - a group of mysterious villains are speeding up global warming by blowing up glaciers. Can Jack stop them before the entire planet is doomed?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HUN

Morel, Alex.

Summary: "A troubled girl is stranded in an arctic winter terrain after a plane crash and must fight for survival with the only other boy left alive"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MOR

Sedgwick, Marcus.

Summary: Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SED

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming . . . a series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia . . . a rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war . . . NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: As the weather grows wilder and the ice caps melt, Arctic bears starve, dragons awake, the earth goddess Gaia becomes restless, and Alexa, the daughter of best-selling author David Rain, uses her special abilities in an attempt to save the world from the forces of evil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DLA

Durst, Sarah Beth.

Summary: A modern-day retelling of "East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon" in which eighteen-year-old Cassie learns that her grandmother's fairy tale is true when a Polar Bear King comes to claim her for his bride and she must decide whether to go with him and save her long-lost mother, or continue helping her father with his research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2009

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George, Jean Craighead

Summary: When his older sister Julie brings home two small wolf pups, Amaroq takes care of the one called Nutik and grows to love it, even though Julie tells him it cannot stay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JE Georg

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Bessie and a polar bear cub named Snow Bear play on the ice, while her older brother and the mother bear watch to make sure that everyone is safe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Georg