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Books

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FICTION

Fiction Books

NON-FICTION

Nonfiction Books

Did You Know?

A male polar bear standing on its back legs can reach up to ten feet tall!

Activities

Find your way through this Polar Bear Maze

Make Blubber Gloves, from National Geographic Kids
With a few supplies from around the house, learn what blubber can do in this fun experiment!

Movies

To the Arctic [Blu-ray]
Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.

Arctic Tale [DVD or Blu-Ray]
A polar bear cub and a walrus pup go through exciting struggles for survival, in a world that is melting around them. A National Geographic Films movie.

Earth from Disney [BLU-ray]
A remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet, including a family of polar bears, and is filled with adventure, suspense, and humor, capturing rare footage of these wild and elusive animals.

Knut & Friends [DVD]
An adorable polar bear cub becomes one of the most famous bears in the world. Based on fact.

Web Links

Polar Bear, from the Cincinnati Zoo
Read bear facts, and view the video farther down the page!

Polar Bear, from National Geographic Kids
Photos, video, and facts about poplar bears.

Polar Bears in a Warming World, Smithsonian Insider
About polar bears, with information from an expert from the National Zoo.

Spirit Bears, from Ranger Rick
Also known as Kermode bears, these animals in the Canadian West may be mistaken for polar bears. Read about their differences here.