Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Heather Lang

Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

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...

Title:Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark
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ISBN:0807521876
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:32 pages

Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark Reviews

  • Katie Lawrence
    Dec 08, 2016
    This was a great introduction to Eugenie Clark and her incredible work with sharks. I loved reading the Author's note at the back and learning that Heather Lang met Eugenie Clark while working on this book. How amazing that Eugenie was still diving into her 90's! I also loved that this biography per...
  • Marty Lapointe-Malchik
    Jan 10, 2017
    SWIMMING WITH SHARKS written by Heather Lang and illustrated by Jordi Solano is a delight to look at, to learn from, and to read aloud. Little Genie’s passion for studying sharks lasted into adulthood when she became known as the Shark Lady. In this book Lang shows the wonder and determination ...
  • Kristin
    Feb 05, 2017
    This is an excellent story about Eugenie Clark, the first person to study sharks in their natural habitat. ...
  • Kimberly
    Feb 05, 2017
    Wow! This is an excellent easy biography. A year or so ago I read a different biography about Eugenie Clark, one meant for older elementary school kids. This one has less personal information about her, but does a good job illustrating her never-ending curiosity and wonder about the ocean. The illus...
  • Mischenko
    Feb 13, 2017
    To see this review and learn more about Eugenie Clark, please visit www.readrantrockandroll.comSwimming with Sharks by Heather Lang is a book about Eugenie Clark. The story explains how as a child she was fascinated with the ocean and the creatures beneath. As she grew up, she followed her dreams, a...
  • ElphabaNewlin
    Feb 21, 2017
    A really nice and informational book about Dr. Eugenie Clark, aka "The Shark Lady". This has some good info about her life and her studies, and a lot of great info about sharks as well!! I love Eugenie Clark and sharks, and this book is perfect for kids interested in these awesome creatures!...
  • Tracie
    Feb 28, 2017
    A biography of Eugenie Clark for early elementary set. ...
  • Gary Anderson
    Mar 23, 2017
    The murky illustrations in Swimming with Sharks effectively convey the underwater world of sharks, a domain that Eugenie Clark made her life’s work. Beginning with Clark’s childhood shark fascination, this picture book biography emphasizes important lessons about turning a passion into a p...

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