Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark


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2017 Amelia Bloomer List, Early Readers Nonfiction

Before Eugenie Clark's groundbreaking research, most people thought sharks were vicious, blood-thirsty killers. From the first time she saw a shark in an aquarium, Japanese-American Eugenie was enthralled. Instead of frightening and ferocious eating machines, she saw sleek, graceful fish gliding through the water. After she became a scientist—an unexpected career path for a woman in the 1940s—she began taking research dives and training sharks, earning her the nickname "The Shark Lady."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807521878
Publisher: Whitman, Albert & Company
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 235,581
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Heather Lang is the author of several picture books including The Original Cowgirl and Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump Champion. She lives in Massachusetts. Jordi Solano never leaves home without a sketchbook and pencil. He lives in Spain.

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