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Memorial Hall Library

Polar Bear Resources

Memorial Hall Library has a variety of resources to help you locate interesting information about polar bears. Whether you are looking for polar bear stories or facts, we have materials to assist you. We have a number of books for all ages and recommended web sites to help you. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, ask a Reference Librarian.

Books about Polar Bears

Children’s Books about Polar Bears

Children’s Fiction

Children’s Non-Fiction

Movies about Polar Bears

Web Sites about Polar Bears and the Arctic

  • Arctic Studies Center – Learn about the people, culture, animals, and environment of the Arctic from the Smithsonian.
  • Arctic Theme Page - This site, which focuses on the Arctic, includes photographs, maps, and information on climate and arctic animals including polar bears from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Natural History of Polar Bears – Facts about polar bears, including population history, maps, and conservation information from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service of Alaska.
  • North American Bear Center – Information about a variety of bears including fact sheets and recommended reading on polar bears.
  • Polar Bears – Facts about the eating habits, behavior, and habitat, of polar bears from the Sea World Education Department.
  • Polar Bears and Global Warming – Articles and information from the National Wildlife Federation with tips on how you can help the polar bears.
  • Polar Bears International – Features include interesting facts, polar bears in the news, polar bear cams, a photo and video gallery, and suggestions for helping the polar bears.