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Finally! A list of books about BEAVERS.

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Canada is all about beavers. We love them! Here's a diverse list of books featuring this iconic, tenacious and marvellous critter.
The Beaver Manifesto

The Beaver Manifesto

edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Beavers are the great comeback story—a keystone species that survived ice ages, major droughts, the fur trade, urbanization and near extinction. Their ability to create and maintain aquatic habitats has endeared them to conservationists, but puts the beavers at odds with urban and industrial expansion. These conflicts reflect a dichotomy within our national identity. We place environment and our concept of wilderness as a key touchstone for promotion and celebration, while devoting significant …

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Beavers

Beavers

by Deborah Hodge
illustrated by Pat Stephens
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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How beavers dam ponds and build lodges are just two of 14 topics in this clearly written title in the popular and informative Kids Can Press Wildlife Series. You will find out why beavers chew on trees, where they give birth and raise their young, how they escape danger and much more. Did you know? * A beaver never stops growing. * A beaver can stay underwater for up to 15 minutes. * Some beaver dams are longer than a soccer field. * Beaver babies can see, hear, walk and swim as soon as they are …

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The Beaver

The Beaver

Nature's Master Builder
by Frank Westcott
illustrated by Juliana Hawke
edition:Hardcover

The beaver is nature’s great builder: erecting lodges, burrowing dens and tunnels, constructing dams, digging canals, and creating vast winter food-caches.
In some places, beavers have changed a landscape – forever. In all cases, beavers act as nature’s engineers – managing forest growth, refurbishing soil, and providing a habitat for myriad species of wildlife.
Once classified as a fish, hunted for the medical properties of its scent organs, and trapped into near-extinction for its …

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Yamozha and His Beaver Wife / Yamoozha Ey|ts’o Wets’èkeè Tsa

Yamozha and His Beaver Wife / Yamoozha Ey|ts’o Wets’èkeè Tsa

as told by Vital Thomas
translated by Mary Siemens
illustrated by Archie Beaulieu
edition:Hardcover

A powerful medicine man, Yamozha is prominent in many Dene stories. In this vividly illustrated legend, Yamozha forgets a promise to his wife and she transforms into a giant beaver. Determined to turn her back into a woman, he sets off in search of her, but his efforts are in vain because she does not wish to be caught. According to the legend, Yamozha's passionate pursuit forever changed the landscape and created many of the striking natural features of the Tli cho region.

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Jack The Story Of A Beaver

Jack The Story Of A Beaver

edition:Paperback
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The world is a dangerous place for a young beaver. Jack, along with his three siblings, learns quickly that even their lodge is not always safe. Bears, wolves, bobcats, trappers, and even birds of prey are a constant threat to the young kits. Mother, Father, the yearlings, and their old uncle all work hard to protect them. Nevertheless, out of the original litter of four, only Jack and his sister survive their first summer of life on the pond.

As Jack matures, he quickly becomes a working member …

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Beavers Eh to Bea

Beavers Eh to Bea

Tales from a Wildlife Rehabilitator
edition:Paperback
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An Our Choice 2001 Selection (Canadian Children’s Book Centre).Two years of work, adventure, fun and sorrow see baby beaver Eh through to beaver adulthood and eventual release.“A whole new story about beavers that will endear them to every reader . . . an excellent resource for the classroom.”—Quill & Quire (starred review)

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The Little Beaver

The Little Beaver

edition:Hardcover
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Embossed and full colour throughout

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Busy Beaver, The

Busy Beaver, The

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook

The busy but careless beaver spends his days following random impulses, rarely thinking things through and leaving in his wake a devastated forest filled with stumps, half-nibbled trees and injured, homeless animals. But then one day the beaver finds himself on the wrong side of a falling tree, which as it turns out, is just the thing to knock some sense into him. After reflecting on his behavior, he decides to make some changes. Soon, the now wiser and gentler beaver is getting down to the busi …

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