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A Walk on the Tundra
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inhabit Media
Pub Date: 2018
ISBN: 9781772271850
Rebecca Hainnu, Anna Ziegler
A Walk on the Tundra
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A Walk on the Tundra

by Rebecca Hainnu & Anna Ziegler

Illustrated by Qin Leng.

During the short Arctic summers, the tundra, covered most of the year under snow and ice, becomes filled with colorful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens. These hardy little plants transform the northern landscape, as they take advantage of the warmer weather and long hours of sunlight. Caribou, lemmings, snow buntings, and many other wildlife species depend on tundra plants for food and nutrition, but they are not the only ones...

A Walk on the Tundra follows Inuujaq, a little girl who travels with her grandmother onto the tundra. There, Inuujaq learns that these tough little plants are much more important to Inuit than she originally believed.

In addition to an informative storyline that teaches the importance of Arctic plants, this book includes a field guide with photographs and scientific information about a wide array of plants found throughout the Arctic.