A Walk on the Tundra

Hardcover | October 14, 2011

byAnna Ziegler, Rebecca HainnuIllustratorQin Leng

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During the short Arctic summers, the tundra, covered most of the year under snow and ice, becomes filled with colourful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens. These hardy little plants transform the northern landscape, as they take advantage of the warmer weather and long hours of sunlight. Caribou, lemmings, snow buntings, and many other wildlife species depend on tundra plants for food and nutrition, but they are not the only ones...

A Walk on the Tundra follows Inuujaq, a little girl who travels with her grandmother onto the tundra. There, Inuujaq learns that these tough little plants are much more important to Inuit than she originally believed.

In addition to an informative storyline that teaches the importance of Arctic plants, this book includes a field guide with photographs and scientific information about a wide array of plants found throughout the Arctic.

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During the short Arctic summers, the tundra, covered most of the year under snow and ice, becomes filled with colourful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens. These hardy little plants transform the northern landscape, as they take advantage of the warmer weather and long hours of sunlight. Caribou, lemmings, snow buntings, and many oth...

Anna Ziegler develops holistic educational programs and resources for the Nunavut Literacy Council. She is also a co-author, with Rebecca Hainnu and Aalasi Joamie, of Walking with Aalasi: An Introduction to Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants, and author of Tukisigiaruti Qaujisaqtulirinirmut: A Life Science Handbook for Nunavut Educator...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.3 inPublished:October 14, 2011Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926569431

ISBN - 13:9781926569437

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