Polar Bears

The World of Mammals
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Equipped to survive the frigid arctic tundra, polar bears are powerful swimmers and agile hunters. Learn about the lives of these incredible mammals and how they manage to stay at the top of the food chain in their wintry habitat. Discover how threats such as global warming and oil spills pose a danger to them, and find out the role people play in enabling their survival.

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978-1-61473-585-4
$41.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2006
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2005-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003140
Dewey 599.786
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 89282
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources San Diego Zoo Cam
Sea World
Polar Bears Alive
Polar Bears International
  • Nanuk
  • Hunting on the Ice Pack
  • The Ice Bear
  • One Species, Many Cousins
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom-Where Do Polar Bears Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Sophie Lockwood

Reviews

A noteworthy review of The World of Mammals from Booklist on October 15, 2005

With a clean, attractive format, the World of Mammals series features concise chapters accompanied by color photographs (many of them excellent) from a variety of sources. In a departure from the most books of wildlife, the first chapter of Polar Bears discusses the bond between the… View →