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Author Lourie, Peter.

Title Whaling season : a year in the life of an arctic whale scientist / Peter Lourie.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 599.5276 LOU    Available
Description 80 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 79) and index.
Summary John Craighead George is an Arctic whale scientist studying bowhead whales in Barrow, Alaska. He conducts his research in harmony with the cultural traditions of the Iñupiaq Eskimos, natives to the area, who have been hunting these whales for more than two thousand years.
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 7.3 2
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Bowhead whale -- Juvenile literature.
Biology -- Fieldwork -- Juvenile literature.
Bowhead whale.
Biology -- Fieldwork.
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