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

Houghton MifflinSKU: 9780618777099

Author:
Lourie, Peter
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Arctic, Inuit
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
80
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Price:
Sale price$22.50
Stock:
In stock

Description

Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist is one of the titles in the Scientists in the Field Series from Houghton Mifflin Company. This 80-page book is filled with colour photographs detailing the cooperative nature of a northern scientist working with Inupiat people of Alaska for the habitat maintenance and harvesting of bowhead whales. The scientist explains his work and how he interacts with the Inupiat people of Alaska. Images show the importance of both scientists and Indigenous People working together. The book discusses the harvesting of the whales and the role of Indigenous people's knowledge in science endeavours. Some images may be too graphic for sensitive students. Reading Level: 10

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