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Lone Wolves

by John Smelcer

A half-Indian with an outcast wolf as lead dog, Deneena attempts the Great Race to prove herself and her heritage.

Trouble on the Voyage

by Bob Barton

The Henrietta Maria has been trapped in the Hudson Strait for two months finally breaking free August 6, 1631 to search for a northwest passage. The crew knows it must leave Hudson Bay by early October to avoid...

The Icarus Project

by Laura Quimby

More than anything, Maya wants to discover something incredible. Her parents are scientists: Her mother spends most of her time in tropical rainforests, uncovering ancient artifacts, and her dad is obsessed...

Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown

by Angnakuluk Friesen, Ippiksaut Friesen & Jean Kusugak

The northern lights shine, women gather to eat raw caribou meat and everyone could be family in this ode to small-town life in Nunavut, written in English and Inuktitut.

Sisters Angnakuluk Friesen and Ippiksaut...

The Misadventures of Seldovia Sam

by Susan Woodward Springer & Amy Meissner

All four books of Seldovia Sam's exciting misadventures are now collected in one book!

Eight-year-old Sam Peterson from Seldovia, Alaska, doesn't go looking for trouble, but he always seems to find it! This book...

Pedie and the Sled Dogs

by Kimberly Archer

Pedie has the adventures of a lifetime when he travels to Alaska to learn to become a sled dog. However, Pedie encounters unexpected diffi culties in achieving his goal. With the wise guidance of Chena, the...

Can I See Santa At The North Pole? Geography Lessons for 3rd Grade | Children's Explore the World Books

by Baby Professor

If Santa lives in the North Pole then does that mean he exists? This geography book will take third graders on a tour of the North Pole. It will include details and facts about what it’s like to live in the...


by John Wilson

Sam and Annabel are pleased when they are selected to take a cruise to the Arctic. And they are thrilled when they learn that the cruise will take them past a site connected to the most famous mystery in Arctic...

Racing for Diamonds

by Anita Daher

Jaz lives in the small northern community of Destiny and is a new member of the Junior Canadian Rangers. Her divorced parents argue a lot, and Jaz hopes if she wins a dog-mushing derby, they will be so proud...

Edge of Nowhere

by John Smelcer

"More psychological depth than Robinson Crusoe."—Frank McCourt

Praise for Lone Wolves:

"A beautiful and moving story of courage and love."—Ray Bradbury

"Powerful, eloquent, and fascinating, showcasing a vanishing...

Shadows from the Singing House

by Helen Caswell & Robert Mayokok

This multicultural children's book contains legends and myths from the Eskimo people along with traditionally-drawn illustrations.

The Singing House is where the Eskimos assembled in the ancient days to sing...

Blonde Eskimo: A Novel

by Kristen Hunt

Neiva Ellis is caught between worlds-Alaska and the lower forty-eight, white and Eskimo, youth and adulthood, myth and tradition, good and evil, the seen and unseen. Just initiated into one side of the family's...

Kumak's Fish: A Tale of the Far North

by Michael Bania

On a beautiful Arctic morning, Kumak looks out the window of his house at the sun rising over the frozen river. "Ahhh, spring," says Kumak to his family. "The days are long, the nights are short, and the ice...

Kumak's  House: A Tale of the Far North

by Michael Bania

In an Inuit interpretation of popular Yiddish folktales, a family complains of cramped accommodations-then learns a lesson about being happy with what they have-in Kumak's House: A Tale of the Far North by Michael...