Polar Animals Level 8 is a leveled reader in the Nunavummi Reading Series from Inhabit Education. This series is a Nunavut-based series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and the environment of the Arctic. This reader will support early science education as it introduces 10 birds, animals and water animals. These include polar bear, lemming, wolverine, owl, seal, fox, walrus, caribou, muskoxen, and raven. Fountas & Pinnell Reading Level: K
Le cycle des saisons (Seasonal Cycles), Level 6 supports early science learning by teaching children about the seasonal changes that take place throughout the year in the Arctic. This 12-page leveled reader is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series from Inhabit Education publishing. The reader answers the question, what do the different seasons look like in the North? Full-colour photographs support readers with decoding each page of text. Level 6, grade one readers are usually 8 to 12 pages with 1 to 2 more complicated sentences per page.
Insects of the Arctic: Bugs That Love the Cold, level 8 - 11 is a non-fiction book that introduces children to insects, spiders, and other Arctic bugs. The North is full of little creatures that skitter, swim, and fly. Meet the tiny creatures in the air, water, and soil all around you. Several pages with text and colour photographs such as the Brush-footed Butterfly; Ground Beetles; Mosquitoes; Wolf Spiders; Non-biting Midges; Warble Flies; Freshwater Snails are included in this 32-page book. The book also includes information style boxes and a brief glossary.
Arctic Plants: An Introduction to Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Arctic, Level 12 is a non-fiction book that teaches children traditional and scientific knowledge about Arctic willow, crowberry, and peat moss. Many plants in the tundra can help and even heal people. The Arctic plants include willow, crowberry, peat moss. Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level: P.
Animals Illustrated: Walrus by Herve Paniaq is a non-fiction book that contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal. Readers will learn about how walruses raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat, and where they can be found, along with other interesting information, like the fascinating uses for their characteristic tusks. Herve Paniaq is an elder from Igloolik, Nunavut. Ben Shannon is a Canadian-born, award-winning illustrator and animator.
In this traditional Inuit story, The Legend of the Fog paperback edition, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. When he comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured by the giant and his family, and in the process releases the first fog into the world.
A Day With Yayah is a picture book for primary and junior level children which follows an extended family on an outing to pick mushrooms in the family's traditional territory of the Nicola Valley, British Columbia. Grandmother (Yayeh) guides her grandchildren as they identify edible and healing plants and foods. The children also identify harmful plants.
The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britain) to control it. It examines contemporary threats to First Nations communities from ongoing political, environmental, and social issues, as well as efforts to confront and eliminate these threats to peoples and the environment. Essays suggest new ways of looking at the Great Lakes watershed and the peoples and empires contained within it.
The Winona LaDuke Chronicles: Stories from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice is a major work, a collection of current, pressing and inspirational stories of Indigenous communities from the Canadian subarctic to the heart of Dine Bii Kaya, Navajo Nation. Chronicles is a book literally risen from the ashes - beginning in 2008 after her home burned to the ground - and collectively is an accounting of Winona's personal path of recovery, finding strength and resilience in the writing itself as well as in her work.
The Salmon Run is the 2016 picture book released from Theytus Books. Carrier also known as Dakelh artist Clayton Gauthier is the author and illustrator of this dual language information book. Gauthier took a writing course at the En’owkin Centre in British Columbia and ended up in a children's literature writing course. Through the course he was inspired to create a primary level account of one of the most important food sources on the Northwest Coast.