Season 4 - Episodes 3 & 4 - An Arctic Adventure

An Arctic Adventure

An Arctic Adventure  is sponsored by Random House Kids

The Reading Bug's magic book bag is ready to whisk us away to the North Pole - at the very top of the globe - to see the amazing sights and animals there. But when a new friend arrives, the adventure takes an unexpected turn! Travel with Lauren and the Reading Bug on this spectacular journey!

Books Mentioned in this Podcast

Fiction: 
Leon the Raccoon Explores the Arctic Cover Image
By Lucie Papineau, Tommy Doyle (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9782733850459
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Published: Auzou - October 10th, 2017

After discovering the joys of the countryside, former city raccoon Leon decides to explore the world. This new adventure will take him to the Arctic to help open a school. He will learn just how essential teamwork is.


Arctic Freeze (Race the Wild #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545773553
Availability: Not Available at This Time
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 25th, 2015

The air might be freezing, but the race is heating up! Dev can't stop thinking about how much he'd disappointed his dad by signing up for The Wild Life. But to win a race through the frozen Arctic tundra, where animals are ferocious and nature is extreme, the red team needs everyone to give it their all...even Dev!


Sled Dog School Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544873315
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Eleven-year-old Matt is struggling in school and he has to set up his own business to save his failing math grade. But what is he even good at? The only thing he truly loves is his team of dogs, and so Matt’s Sled Dog School is born. Teaching dogsledding should be easy, right?


Narwhal and Jelly Box Set (Books 1, 2, 3, AND Poster) (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) Cover Image
$23.97
ISBN: 9780735265912
Availability: On Our Store Shelves Now
Published: Tundra Books - October 1st, 2019

The Narwhal and Jelly books are delightfully silly graphic novels full of heart, friendship and playful adventure. Readers can now get the first three books (Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt, Peanut Butter and Jelly) in the series in paperback, along with a bonus poster, in one turtle-y awesome box set.


Non-Fiction: 
If You Were a Kid at the Iditarod (If You Were a Kid) Cover Image
By Josh Gregory, Kelly Kennedy (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9780531243114
Availability: In Our Warehouse - Expected arrival in 2-5 days
Published: Children's Press - February 1st, 2018

Each March, the world's top sled dog teams gather in Alaska for the sport's biggest event: the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In this incredible race, mushers race their dog teams across more than 900 miles (1,448 kilometers) of rough Alaskan terrain. Readers (Ages 7-9) will learn about the Iditarod's history, rules, strategies, and much more.


North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration Cover Image
By Nick Dowson, Patrick Benson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763666637
Availability: On Our Store Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2013

This lushly illustrated picture book celebrates the resilient wildlife and barren, beautiful landscapes of the Arctic Circle, tracing the awe-inspiring spring migration of millions of creatures to the Arctic and reminding the reader of the hardships and harmony of life in the wild.


The Polar Bear Scientists (Scientists in the Field Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544339064
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 27th, 2015

It is springtime in Alaska, and the U.S. Geological Survey team is gearing up for polar bear capturing. The scientists locate bears from a helicopter, tranquilize them, give them tattoo ID numbers and tags, and collect data such as height, weight, and body fat measurements and samples such as blood, hair, feces, and even teeth. For more than forty-five years, scientists have been capturing bears in order to get information. What has this information been telling scientists about polar bears and our changing global climate? Find out in this fascinating entry in the Scientists in the Field series!


Other Great Books for You to Explore: 
The Polar Bear Explorers' Club (The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club #1) Cover Image
By Alex Bell, Tomislav Tomic (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534406469
Availability: In Our Warehouse - Expected arrival in 2-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Polar Bears Past Bedtime (Magic Tree House (R) #12) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780679883418
Availability: In Our Warehouse - Expected arrival in 2-5 days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 1998

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