Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Explore tundra

On the Tundra
On the Tundra By Green, Jen Book - 2002 j 577.586 G796o 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Beautifully illustrated guide on tundra contains information on plants and insects, types of tundra, migration processes happening in tundra and much more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes
UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes By Weigel, Marlene eBook - 2008 Click here for full text »

Annotation:Explore tundra's climate, plant and human life. Detailed and comprehensive guide on world's biomes.

Ecosystems By Housel, Debra J. Book - 2009 j 577 H842e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Overview of world's biomes with examples of animals and plants unique to each biome.

Annotation:Excellent resource to obtain essential information about tundra: climate and food chain diagrams, photos of animals and plants of tundra.

Tundra DVD - 2003 DVD j 577.586 TUNDRA Available in some locations

Annotation:Students get a close-up look at the fragile biome that covers 20% of the world's surface from the polar regions to the mountaintops of Europe and North America. Very good explanation of the process of adaptation of animals and plants to severe climate conditions.

Lemmings By Squire, Ann Book - 2007 j 599.3582 S774L 2007 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:One of the few rodents of tundra, lemmings live in snowy burrows in winter.

Wildlife and Plants of the World
Wildlife and Plants of the World Book - 1999 j 591 W6738 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Comprehensive resource on plants and animals of the world. Use the index by an animal common name or biome/habitat index.

Who Lives Here?
Who Lives Here? Polar Animals By Hodge, Deborah eBook - 2008 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Introduces animals that are built for living in the extreme cold of the polar regions, including the arctic fox, emperor penguins, snowy owls, and beluga whales.

Life in the Tundra
Life in the Tundra By Winner, Cherie Book - 2003 j 577.586 W776L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up the ecosystem of Alaska's North Slope.

Tundra By Latham, Donna eBook - 2010 Click here for full text »

Annotation:Explores the future of tundra, provides essential information on adaptation of animals and plants to harsh tundra climate.

Explore the Tundra
Explore the Tundra By Tagliaferro, Linda Book - 2007 j 577.586 T126e 2007 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Contains information on tundra plants and animals in summer and winter. Find tundra field guide in the end of the book.


Explore the world's coldest biome on Earth, tundra. Discover its plant and animal life, learn about permafrost and how animals and plants adapt to harsh climate. Read about lemmings and ermines, snow owls and ptarmigans.

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