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Lourie, Peter

Overview
Works: 36 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 14,853 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Pictorial works  Biographies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Photographer
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Arctic thaw : the people of the whale in a changing climate by Peter Lourie( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iñupiat people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture
Whaling season : a year in the life of an arctic whale scientist by Peter Lourie( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Craighead George is an Arctic whale scientist studying bowhead whales in Barrow, Alaska. He conducts his research in harmony with the cultural traditions of the Iñupiaq Eskimos, natives to the area, who have been hunting these whales for more than two thousand years
The manatee scientists : saving vulnerable species by Peter Lourie( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the work scientists are doing to protect the manatee, an endangered species
Lost treasure of the Inca by Peter Lourie( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of 750 tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King, Atahualpa
The mystery of the Maya : uncovering the lost city of Palenque by Peter Lourie( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of a journey to the Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico
On the trail of Sacagawea by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A present-day journey that follows Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon
Everglades : Buffalo Tiger and the river of grass by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative account of a trip into the Everglades
Hidden world of the Aztec by Peter Lourie( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tours the excavation site of the Great Temple of the Aztec civilization in Mexico City, providing an overview of Aztec culture, history, and religion
Mississippi River : a journey down the father of waters by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of one of America's great rivers, from its headwaters in Minnesota to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico
Amazon : a young reader's look at the last frontier by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts a journey through the Amazon River Valley, describing some of the traditional ways of life that still exist there and the encroachment of colonists that threatens the rain forests
The lost world of the Anasazi : exploring the mysteries of the Chaco Canyon by Peter Lourie( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents, in text and photographs, a journey to Chaco Canton, New Mexico, examining ruins, culture, and theories of why the Anasazi abandoned the region
Jack London and the Klondike gold rush by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A middle grade biography of Jack London that sheds light on how he drew upon adventure and life experience to create works of literature"--
On the trail of Lewis and Clark : a journey up the Missouri River by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A present-day journey that follows Lewis and Clark's trail up the Missouri River
Tierra del Fuego : a journey to the end of the earth by Peter Lourie( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photo essay of journey to the islands off the southern tip of South America
Sweat of the sun, tears of the moon : a chronicle of an Incan treasure by Peter Lourie( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Texas trail of Cabeza de Vaca by Peter Lourie( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-century Spanish conquerors, known as conquistadors, came to the New World with a thirst for gold and land. When the conquistadors returned to Spain, they told fantastic stories about their adventures. One story stands out from the rest, about a conquistador whose expedition was a complete failure. Cabeza de Vaca collected no gold and conquered no one, but he accomplished a feat no other conquistador had. After spending years among the native peoples of the New World, he learned to respect the very people he had come to conquer
Erie Canal : canoeing America's great waterway by Peter Lourie( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative essay about a trip across the Erie Canal, complemented by photographs
Yukon River : an adventure to the gold fields of the Klondike by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative text of a canoe trip down the Yukon River; complemented by photographs
Hudson river : an adventure from the mountains to the sea by Peter Lourie( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's 315-mile canoe trip down the Hudson River
Rio Grande : from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico by Peter Lourie( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photo essay about a journey along the Rio Grande, from the Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico. Grade 6.3; Points 1.0
 
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Arctic thaw : the people of the whale in a changing climate
Alternative Names
Lourie, Peter

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English (82)

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Whaling season : a year in the life of an arctic whale scientistThe manatee scientists : saving vulnerable speciesLost treasure of the IncaThe mystery of the Maya : uncovering the lost city of PalenqueOn the trail of SacagaweaEverglades : Buffalo Tiger and the river of grassHidden world of the AztecMississippi River : a journey down the father of waters