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Author Latreille, Francis.
Title The Arctic / photographs by Francis Latreille ; text by Catherine Guigon ; illustrations by Frédéric Malenfer.
Pub Info New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007.
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 Orleans-Children's Room  J 910.91 LATR     AVAILABLE
Descript 69 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 32 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 2 2 119453
Translation of: Paradis blanc.
Contents How were these pictures taken? -- The lands of the far north -- The regions of the far north -- Sea ice in perpetual motion -- Breaking the ice sheet -- The people of the far north -- A long migration toward the east -- Seals populate the ice shelf -- The discovery of the Arctic -- The conquest of the North Pole -- Bitter cold -- The work of the wind -- Dressing warmly -- His majesty the polar bear -- Hunting with the Inuits -- The Inlandis of Greenland -- Cathedrals of ice -- In the wake of the whale -- Color in the night -- The Dolgans : nomads of the tundra -- The reindeer of the tundra -- A day in the life of the Dolgans -- The polar night -- Siberian festival -- The Arctic summer -- A herd of musk oxen -- Pacifying the evil spirits -- A mammoth called Jarkov -- Scientific expeditions -- Heat wave in the Arctic -- The threat to animal life -- The polar world adrift -- The future of the great north.
Summary Photographs and text describe how people live in the Arctic.
Subject Arctic regions -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Arctic regions -- Description and travel.
Add Author Guigon, Catherine.
Malenfer, Frédéric.
Add Title Paradis blanc. English
ISBN 9780810914285 (hc.)
081091428X (hc.)
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