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

by Peter Lourie

Part of a Series: Scientists in the Field.

First Release:

January 2010

ISBN: 9780618777099

John Craighead George is an Arctic whale scientist studying bowhead whales in Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost town in the United States. 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. Glossary. Iñupiaq glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Index. Full-color photographs.

  • ISBN: 9780618777099
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    Page Count: 80
    Trim Size: 11" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 599.5/276
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.3, Points: 2
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 10.5, Points: 5
    Lexile: Level: NC1150L
    Genre: Nonfiction.
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