North Pole, South Pole

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Holiday House, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
Dry air swirls around empty frozen lands, glaciers move slowly across the waters, winter darkness envelopes the areas day and night. Still, there is life at the poles -- polar bears and penguins, scientists and explorers, berries and mosses. Learn how seasons affect life in the Arctic and Antarctic, how wildlife survives, and what scientists can learn from studying these regions.

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User Review  - lvalido - LibraryThing

This book could be used while studying the north and south poles. It gives informing about temperatures, animals, plants, and people who live there. It has illustrations that are descriptive and will ... Read full review

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This book began by giving the reader a visual of where the North and South Poles could be located on Earth. She included information about the Earth's axis and them moved on to the two major sections ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Nancy Smiler Levinson attended the University of Minnesota where she majored in journalism. She worked in newspaper and magazine writing and then editing at a publishing house in New York City. But she ventured down an entirely new path in her writing career after she married, moved to California, and became the mother of two sons. She began to write books for children. Writing for young readers is the most joyful and challenging work she has ever done. Now her children are grown. She lives with her husband and her retriever, Scarlett, in Beverly Hills, California. She also visits classrooms with presentations that share the joy of literature and encourage children to read and write.