Saskatchewan abounds with wonderful places to see, but The Great Saskatchewan Bucket List cuts to the chase and takes you to the best of the best. In every case, it?s something special about nature that leaves you with a sense of wonder, that when you see it, you can't help but say, Wow!
Canada is a huge country. Different environments on land and water provide many things found in nature that humans can use - from the paper in our books, to the food we eat, to the energy in our homes and everything in between. Find out what is produced from Canada's : forests -- oceans, rivers and lakes -- land and soil -- rocks and minerals -- energy resources. And learn why we need to take care of our natural resources for today and the future.
This portrayal of early efforts to explore Canada's Northwest Passage presents Rogers' 1981 song in combination with color illustrations, historical commentary and a gallery of explorers.
Describes the climate, soil, seasons, plants, and animals of the North American prairie and the ways in which the plants and animals depend on each other and their environment to survive.
FICTION:In the stillness of a summer dawn, two siblings leave their campsite with fishing rods, tackle and bait, and push a red canoe into the lake. A perfect morning on the water unfolds, with thrilling glimpses of wildlife along the way.
FICTION:A girl lives with her family in northern Saskatchewan, where her father is helping to build a dam and when they are going to move to Toronto, she wonders how she can keep all that she knows about her home.
Trees were one of the first natural resources used by man. In North American, most native and early European settlements were set up near forests from where wood was harvested for firewood, building homes and boats, and for fortifying villages. Western Canada had, and continues to have, huge coniferous forests. McKenzie in British Columbia, Canada, is a community based on timber mills, timber supply and tourism.
This nature alphabet book describes the Pacific west coast, a region with an ancient rainforest, a rugged beach, and a vast open ocean where whales, bears, wolves, eagles and a rich variety of wildlife thrive.
...filled with amazing facts, historical wonders, and descriptions, photos and illustrations of Canada's most famous sights and hidden gems...Eleven-year-old Guy and his family travel from province to province -- and even up to Canada’s territories! Guy is the ideal narrator, curious but cool and always armed with a wry comment. Incredible sidebar material offers moments of respite from the family’s high-speed travels, making this a perfect guidebook and a fantastic armchair travel book.
A series of journeys by Jerry Kobalenko has taken around the High Arctic by foot, skis, kayak, and ship that provide a multifaceted view of this most beautiful and most vulnerable part of the Arctic. Combining natural history, exploration, and personal experiences gathered during 20 years of Arctic travel... (Photo book)
Saskatchewan Wild is a personal photographic journey, a taste of the many wildlife adventures possible in Saskatchewan. It is both a celebration of our wild creatures and wild places, and a reminder of what we might lose if we're not careful.
"Readers will learn about the two main tundra biomes, which are arctic and alpine. The text will focus on the extreme climate, and the unique plants and animals that inhabit the tundra. (Gr. K-3.)