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Whaling season : a year in the life of an arctic whale scientist
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Published:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
80 pages : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Status:
Hermitage - Kids Non-Fiction
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Main Library - Kids Non-Fiction
j599.5276 L892w
Description
KEYNOTE: Scientists in the Field Series Not all scientists live where they work, harvest their own subjects, or use information passed down from generation after generation of Inupiaq Eskimos to help learn about the bowhead whale. Arctic whale scientist Craig George is the son of children's author Jean Craighead George, and out on the ice with the whales and the whalers in Barrow, Alaska is where this Arctic whale scientist works. He has studied them for nearly thirty years and the mysteries these creatures hold never fail to amaze him. Join Craig at the top of the world, where the days and nights are long, the people full of stories, and the bowhead whale is at the center of it all Ages: 10+ Grades 5+ AUTHOR Peter Lourie is an author and photographer. He has published more than twenty books for young readers. *
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780618777099 (hardcover), 0618777091 (hardcover)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 7.3, 2 Points
Lexile code:
NC: Non-Conforming
Lexile measure:
1150

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 79) and index.
Description
John Craighead George is an Arctic whale scientist studying bowhead whales in Barrow, Alaska. He conducts his research in harmony with the cultural traditions of the Iñupiaq Eskimos, natives to the area, who have been hunting these whales for more than two thousand years.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning,MG,7.3,2.
Awards
A Junior Library Guild selection.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lourie, P. (2009). Whaling season: a year in the life of an arctic whale scientist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lourie, Peter. 2009. Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lourie, Peter, Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lourie, Peter. Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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