Survival at 40 Below by Debbie S. Miller


Survival at 40 Below by Debbie S. Miller

As temperatures drop, the animals that make the tundra home must ready themselves for survival. See how animals like the arctic ground squirrel and the woolly bear caterpillar use special coping devices to keep warm as they hibernate their way through the frigid winter months. Then when the temperatures finally rise, these creatures emerge and the pulse of life returns to the arctic.


A 2011 Outstanding Science Trade Book From sweeping landscapes to close-ups, skillful acrylic paintings help readers visualize the setting and the animals that live there... A good addition to classroom units on animals in winter. Booklist The text moves smoothly and quickly ... A good introduction to the diversity of the region's wildlife. School Library Journal A fascinating look at the great diversity of animal adaptations, as well as an introduction to some lesser-known species. Kirkus Reviews Awards for Big Alaska NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2007 2008 Kentucky Bluegrass Book Award Master List Awards for Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights John Burroughs Nature Books for Young Readers Awward CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Selector's Choice Texas Bluebonnet Award Masterlist Awards for The Great Serum Race: CBC-NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

About the Author

Debbie S. Miller has written many acclaimed books, including Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights and Big Alaska. She lives in Alaska. Jon Van Zyle is a noted children's book illustrator and the official artist of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Jon lives with his wife and their Siberian huskies in Alaska.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

22nd November 2012



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