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Summary: In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. This courtship will begin with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot, one by one in a single file. They will endure freezing temperatures, in brittle, icy winds and through deep, treacherous waters. They will risk...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 596

Stone, Lynn M.

Summary: Explores the frozen region which is located at the bottom of the earth and which consists of the Antarctic continent, ocean, and sea islands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Corporation 1996

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 574.5 STO

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 577.5 STO

Petersen, David

Summary: An overview of the history, geography, climate, and wildlife of Antarctica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1998

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 PET

Stone, Lynn M.

Summary: Describes the behavior, habitat, and physical characteristics of the birds that live in Antarctica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Book Co. 1995

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 598.299 STO

Batten, Mary

Summary: "Over millions of years, organisms in Antarctica--one of the most extreme environments on Earth--have evolved in amazing ways that enable them to thrive on the ice, in the ice, and under the ice. How is climate change affecting the creatures that live in this frozen world? Even in the intensely cold, windy, and dry environment of Antarctica, a wide variety of wildlife--from the massive swarms...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 591.9989 BATTEN

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie continue to try helping Merlin the magician by searching for the secrets of happiness, and their magic tree house takes them to Antarctica, a wasteland where the penguins may know what to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F OSB

Seiple, Samantha.

Summary: Discusses the adventures of Richard Evelyn Byrd and his dog Igloo as they raced to the North Pole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 919.89 SEI

Summary: Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 1245

Stone, Lynn M.

Summary: Profiles the land, wildlife, and people of Antarctica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Book Co. 1995

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 STO

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2002

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 CHERRY-GARRARD

Summary: Ernest Shackleton put out an ad requesting: Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success. The 27 men who joined his expedition found that Shackleton was true to his word. This is the true story of their extraordinary ordeal, and the death-defying, 800-mile journey in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 115

Buckley, James.

Summary: "As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 919.89 SHACKLETON

Hinds, Maurene J.

Summary: An exploration of Antarctica, covering climate, discoveries, animals, plants, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2014

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 990 Hin

Lumry, Amanda.

Summary: Riley accompanies Uncle Max, Aunt Martha, and Cousin Aliceto Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, to investigate whether rising ocean temperatures have affected the diet of penguins. Includes facts on different kinds of penguins throughout.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eaglemont Press 2007

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] LUM

Stone, Lynn M.

Summary: Discusses the mammals who make the Antarctic continent and the waters around it their home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Book Co. 1995

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 599.099 STO

Matthiessen, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2003

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.98 MATTHIESSEN

Lye, Keith.

Summary: Describes the geography and animal life of Antarctica. Also discusses the work of the many scientific research stations that are located on this the world's fifth largest but also its coldest continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1984

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 LYE

Iden, Matthew

Summary: Each winter the crew at the Shackleton South Pole Research Facility faces nine months of isolation, round-the-clock darkness, and one of the most extreme climates on the planet. For thirty-something mechanical engineer Cass Jennings, Antarctica offers an opportunity to finally escape the guilt of her troubled past and to rebuild her life. But the death of a colleague triggers a series of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION IDEN

Flaherty, Leo.

Summary: Chronicles Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1992

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 919.8 FLAHERTY

Lerangis, Peter.

Summary: A fictional story about a secret American expedition to find the South Pole in 1909, made up of a famous Arctic explorer, his teenage son and stepson, and the expedition's multimillionaire sponsor's young nephew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] LER

Stone, Lynn M.

Summary: Discusses how Antarctica was discovered, which explorers have visited the continent, how it is used for research, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Book Co. 1995

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 919.8 STO

Bertozzi, Nick.

Summary: Ice floes breaking apart, frostbite, waves as tall as the tower of London- Ernest Shackleton and his men faced these dangers and more on their Antarctic expedition. Presented in graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC BERTOZZI

Masello, Robert

Summary: After months of seclusion following a tragic accident, journalist Michael Wolfe accepts an assignment in Antarctica, where the scientists and explorers from a South Pole research station stumble upon two bodies at the bottom of the ocean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MASELLO

Sierra, Judy.

Summary: A collection of poems celebrating the habits and habitat of Emperor penguins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1998

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 811 SIE

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