{"id":8023190798573,"title":"Glaciers Are Alive","handle":"glaciers-are-alive","description":"\u003ch6\u003eComing May 9, 2023. Pre-order today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/debbie-miller\"\u003eDebbie S. Miller\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/jon-van-zyle\"\u003eJon Van Zyle\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDiscover a special world where life flourishes.\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis environmental picture book introduces young science and nature lovers to the wonders of glaciers, the wildlife that call them home, and how important they are to the health of our planet.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eA glacier may look forbidding and empty, but it supports abundant life. Follow a glacier as it flows from mountain to ocean, providing a home for ice worms, birds, bears, and more. Where the glacier meets the sea, it creates a rich environment for marine life such as seals, otters, and whales. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAs glaciers melt at a rapid rate due to climate change, their disappearance impacts not only the wildlife that calls them home, but also all life on earth. Glaciers are alive, and they need our protection!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/ten-animals-in-antarctica\"\u003eTen Animals in Antarctica\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/a-mothers-journey\"\u003eA Mother's Journey\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/rare-and-blue\"\u003eRare and Blue\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/glaciers-are-alive-spread.jpg?v=1667585925\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" class=\"cvr-border-gray\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e \u003cscript src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-shape=\"round\" defer async=\"\" type=\"text\/javascript\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"medium-cover\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667585926\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca class=\"product-btn\" href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/glaciers-are-alive-cover-hires.jpg.zip?v=1667585929\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDebbie S. Miller, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDebbie S. Miller has a passion for writing about the wilderness and wildlife that surround her home in northern Alaska. Out her window she sees humpback whales spouting in the bay, and brown bears occasionally walk through her garden. She is the author of many nature books for adults and children, including the award-winning picture books \u003cem\u003eThe Great Serum Race: Survival at 40 Below\u003c\/em\u003e and\u003cem\u003e Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights\u003c\/em\u003e, all of which were illustrated by Jon Van Zyle.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/debbie-miller\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Debbie.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJon Van Zyle, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlaska is artist Jon Van Zyle's inspiration. Having twice completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, he is now the official artist of the Iditarod and the recipient of a Governor's Arts and Humanities Award. In addition to producing paintings for exhibitions, prints, and posters, he illustrates children's books, including several by Debbie S. Miller. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/jon-van-zyle\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Jon.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComing soon!\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA survey of wildlife in, around, and dependent on tidewater glaciers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMiller’s title may stretch the point, but her tally of glacial flora and fauna is quite full—ranging from pink algae and ice worms to brown bears and humpback whales. And, along with depicting them all with nearly photographic precision in his acrylic illustrations Van Zyle ably captures the rugged character and monumental scale of the frozen river as it grinds through mountains and down to tower over cold-looking arctic waters. The glacier’s exact locale isn’t specified, but a reference to Prince William Sound in the dedication and the longtime collaborators’ string of Alaska-centered picture books makes it clear enough, and along with a generous helping of glacial argot (firn ice, bergy seltzer, seracs), the author adds timely warnings about the effects and hazards of climate change on glaciers worldwide. The human hikers and boaters who put in occasional appearances are too tiny to be individualized.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRevealing glimpses of an icy but populous natural habitat. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHardcover\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-62354-361-7\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 4–8\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 32\u003cbr\u003e10 x 8\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[\/TABS]","published_at":"2023-01-12T10:40:23-05:00","created_at":"2022-11-07T11:29:05-05:00","vendor":"Charlesbridge","type":"Children's Book","tags":["Browse by Age_Ages 3-6","Browse by Age_Ages 6-10","Browse by Fiction\/Nonfiction_Nonfiction","Browse by Format_Picture Book","Browse by Language_English","Browse by Subject_Animals \u0026 Dinosaurs","Browse by Subject_Geography","Browse by Subject_Science \u0026 Nature"],"price":1799,"price_min":1799,"price_max":1799,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":43471405187309,"title":"Hardcover","option1":"Hardcover","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"43617","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":{"id":38074298695917,"product_id":8023190798573,"position":1,"created_at":"2022-11-07T11:32:12-05:00","updated_at":"2022-11-07T11:32:14-05:00","alt":null,"width":600,"height":480,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734","variant_ids":[43471405187309]},"available":true,"name":"Glaciers Are Alive - Hardcover","public_title":"Hardcover","options":["Hardcover"],"price":1799,"weight":567,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":10,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"978-1-62354-361-7","featured_media":{"alt":null,"id":30660123033837,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.25,"height":480,"width":600,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734"}},"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":30660123033837,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.25,"height":480,"width":600,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734"},"aspect_ratio":1.25,"height":480,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/glaciers-are-alive-cover.jpg?v=1667838734","width":600}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003ch6\u003eComing May 9, 2023. 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Follow a glacier as it flows from mountain to ocean, providing a home for ice worms, birds, bears, and more. Where the glacier meets the sea, it creates a rich environment for marine life such as seals, otters, and whales. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAs glaciers melt at a rapid rate due to climate change, their disappearance impacts not only the wildlife that calls them home, but also all life on earth. 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Miller, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDebbie S. Miller has a passion for writing about the wilderness and wildlife that surround her home in northern Alaska. Out her window she sees humpback whales spouting in the bay, and brown bears occasionally walk through her garden. She is the author of many nature books for adults and children, including the award-winning picture books \u003cem\u003eThe Great Serum Race: Survival at 40 Below\u003c\/em\u003e and\u003cem\u003e Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights\u003c\/em\u003e, all of which were illustrated by Jon Van Zyle.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/debbie-miller\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Debbie.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJon Van Zyle, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlaska is artist Jon Van Zyle's inspiration. Having twice completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, he is now the official artist of the Iditarod and the recipient of a Governor's Arts and Humanities Award. In addition to producing paintings for exhibitions, prints, and posters, he illustrates children's books, including several by Debbie S. Miller. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/jon-van-zyle\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Jon.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComing soon!\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA survey of wildlife in, around, and dependent on tidewater glaciers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMiller’s title may stretch the point, but her tally of glacial flora and fauna is quite full—ranging from pink algae and ice worms to brown bears and humpback whales. And, along with depicting them all with nearly photographic precision in his acrylic illustrations Van Zyle ably captures the rugged character and monumental scale of the frozen river as it grinds through mountains and down to tower over cold-looking arctic waters. The glacier’s exact locale isn’t specified, but a reference to Prince William Sound in the dedication and the longtime collaborators’ string of Alaska-centered picture books makes it clear enough, and along with a generous helping of glacial argot (firn ice, bergy seltzer, seracs), the author adds timely warnings about the effects and hazards of climate change on glaciers worldwide. The human hikers and boaters who put in occasional appearances are too tiny to be individualized.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRevealing glimpses of an icy but populous natural habitat. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHardcover\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-62354-361-7\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 4–8\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 32\u003cbr\u003e10 x 8\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[\/TABS]"}

Glaciers Are Alive

Coming May 9, 2023. Pre-order today!

By: Debbie S. Miller / Illustrated by: Jon Van Zyle

Discover a special world where life flourishes.

This environmental picture book introduces young science and nature lovers to the wonders of glaciers, the wildlife that call them home, and how important they are to the health of our planet.

A glacier may look forbidding and empty, but it supports abundant life. Follow a glacier as it flows from mountain to ocean, providing a home for ice worms, birds, bears, and more. Where the glacier meets the sea, it creates a rich environment for marine life such as seals, otters, and whales. 

As glaciers melt at a rapid rate due to climate change, their disappearance impacts not only the wildlife that calls them home, but also all life on earth. Glaciers are alive, and they need our protection!

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Debbie S. Miller, author

Debbie S. Miller has a passion for writing about the wilderness and wildlife that surround her home in northern Alaska. Out her window she sees humpback whales spouting in the bay, and brown bears occasionally walk through her garden. She is the author of many nature books for adults and children, including the award-winning picture books The Great Serum Race: Survival at 40 Below and Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights, all of which were illustrated by Jon Van Zyle.

Read more about Debbie.


Jon Van Zyle, illustrator

Alaska is artist Jon Van Zyle's inspiration. Having twice completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, he is now the official artist of the Iditarod and the recipient of a Governor's Arts and Humanities Award. In addition to producing paintings for exhibitions, prints, and posters, he illustrates children's books, including several by Debbie S. Miller. 

Read more about Jon.

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Kirkus Reviews

A survey of wildlife in, around, and dependent on tidewater glaciers.

Miller’s title may stretch the point, but her tally of glacial flora and fauna is quite full—ranging from pink algae and ice worms to brown bears and humpback whales. And, along with depicting them all with nearly photographic precision in his acrylic illustrations Van Zyle ably captures the rugged character and monumental scale of the frozen river as it grinds through mountains and down to tower over cold-looking arctic waters. The glacier’s exact locale isn’t specified, but a reference to Prince William Sound in the dedication and the longtime collaborators’ string of Alaska-centered picture books makes it clear enough, and along with a generous helping of glacial argot (firn ice, bergy seltzer, seracs), the author adds timely warnings about the effects and hazards of climate change on glaciers worldwide. The human hikers and boaters who put in occasional appearances are too tiny to be individualized.

Revealing glimpses of an icy but populous natural habitat.

Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-62354-361-7

Ages: 4–8
Page count: 32
10 x 8

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