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category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Feb 2019
ISBN:9781459822818
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Great Bear Rainforest

A Giant-Screen Adventure in the Land of the Spirit Bear

by Ian McAllister & Alex Van Tol

tagged: film, environmental conservation & protection
Description

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 remaining wild 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.

About the Authors

Ian McAllister

Ian Mcallister is a co-founder of the wildlife conservation organization Pacific Wild. He is the author of multiple award-winning books including Great Bear Wild and a winner of the North American Nature Photography Association’s Vision Award. He lives with his family in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest.


Alex Van Tol grew up reading a wide range of books, from Enid Blyton to Stephen King. She taught middle school for eight years, then made the switch to writing for a living. She has published numerous titles with Orca. Alex lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her family. For more information, visit www.alexvantol.com.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12

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