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Secret Language of Snow
by Terry Tempest Williams
and Ted Major,
with illustrations by
Jennifer Dewey

Children's Science Book Award in younger category from New York Academy of Sciences, for The Secret Language of Snow.

"..the creators of The Secret Language of Snow know their snow" and "Any good reader close enough to snow . . . will find this work a fine introduction."
--Scientific American, December, 1984, pp, 27-30.

The Secret Language of Snow
Sierra Club/Pantheon Books
1984, Hardcover, 129 p., illustrations.
ISBN: 0-39486-574-X


Examines over a dozen different types of snow and snowy conditions through the vocabulary of the Inuit people of Alaska. Discusses the physical properties and formation of snow and how it affects the plants, animals, and people of the Arctic.

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