Great Bear Rainforest

  • Pages:96
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:IMAX tie-in, Behind the scenes, Wildlife photography, Conservation, Indigenous culture
  • Available:02/12/2019
  • Age Groups:NF Picture Book
  • Lexile:1080L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:W
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In the northwest corner of British Columbia, between the Alaska–BC border and the northern tip of Vancouver Island, lies a land of forest green and sparkling blue.

From massive whales to tiny herring, spirit bears to sea wolves, an incredibly diverse array of wildlife calls this land home. Part of the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one the last untouched places on Earth.

Experience this magical place through the power of IMAX® and the giant screen. Learn about the people who make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest and are committed to preserving and protecting it. Hear how Indigenous youth are coming together and taking responsibility for this place they call home. Go behind the scenes of the production of the film to learn about the incredible challenges of filming in such difficult conditions and feel the wonder that comes from experiencing this wild place.

"The authors' passion for the Great Bear Rainforest, its inhabitants and for shaping attitudes toward protecting its special nature are evident throughout this appealing book…Will make a fascinating addition to your coffee table collection, great for browsing before and after viewing the IMAX film. Highly Recommended."
– CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"This beautifully photographed book…provides a sense of immediacy, conveying the authors' impassioned respect for the pristine region."
– Publishers Weekly

“Stunning!...Recommended for purchase for home and school use.”

– Must Read Literature: K thru YA
CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred selection   | 2019  |  Commended
BC and Yukon Book Prizes - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize   | 2020  |  Short-listed