Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist by Peter LourieWhaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist by Peter Lourie

Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist

byPeter Lourie

Paperback | October 6, 2015

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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&nbspbowhead whale. The arctic whale scientist Craig George is the son of the children's author Jean Craighead George,&nbspand out on the ice with the whales and the whalers in Barrow, Alaska&nbspis where this Arctic whale scientist works.&nbspHe has studied whales for nearly thirty years, and the mysteries these creatures hold never fail to amaze him.&nbspJoin Craig&nbspat 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.
Peter Lourie is an author/photographer who has published more than twenty nonfiction books for young readers. He lives in Vermont with his family. Peter made four trips to the Arctic while researching and writing this book, and he was caught up in the enchantment of the Arctic, a seemingly desolate world, but really a complex plac...
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Title:Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale ScientistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.25 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544582411

ISBN - 13:9780544582415

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Combining exemplary color photos and simple, vivid language, the chapters detail not only George's day-to-day methodology, but also his motivation: to explore "the mystery of the whales" - all the things that remain unknown about the animal." - Booklist, starred review"