"When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title."--
Grades 4 to 6
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index
Introduction to Joe's story -- Where is the Arctic? -- What animals live there? -- How cold exactly? -- What is an iceberg? -- How do you build an igloo? -- Fish of the Arctic -- How do you catch a fish? -- Who lives in the Arctic? -- Why is the ice cap melting? -- Why is Joe there?