- Fowler, Allan. Antarctica (Rookie Read-About Geography). Children's Press, 2001. This is a great book for emergent readers about the coldest continent.
- Petersen, David. Antarctica (True Book). Children's Press, 1999. Photos and simple text introduce the coldest continent.
- Portis, Antoinette. A Penguin Story. Harper Collins, 2009. Edna the penguin only knows the three colors that surround her: white ice, black night, and blue sea. She is convinced there is something more out there. So she sets out on a quest-a quest for color.
- Markovics, Joyce. Weddell Seal. Bearport, 2009. Antarctica is the coldest place in the world - very few animals can live in a climate where temperatures can drop as low as -128 degrees Farenheit. Follow biologist Terrie Williams as she studies how the amazing Weddell seal survives these extreme conditions.
- Rockwell, Anne. Why are the Ice Caps Melting? The Dangers of Global Warming. (Let's- Read -and -Find- Out -Science). HarperCollins, 2006. Explains what may happen as the ice caps begin to melt.