Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark
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Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

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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."

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

    Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark Reviews

  • 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...

  • 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 fascinat...

  • 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 Eugeni...

  • 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 adultho...

  • Kelsey
    Jun 23, 2017

    For a lesson that is based more in science, I chose the nonfiction text Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Heather Lang and illustrated by Jordi Solano and paired it with...

  • Baby Bookworm
    May 03, 2017

    Hello, everyone! Today’s book is Swimming With Sharks: The Daring Discoveries Of Eugenie Clark, written by Heather Lang and illustrated by Jordi Solano, a beautiful and inspiring illustrated biograp...

  • Rochelle
    Jun 17, 2017

    First off, girl power! Girls can and have done anything they put their minds to! This picture book narrates the amazing story of Eugenie (Genie) Clark and her passion for understanding marine life, es...

  • Mayra
    Jun 23, 2017

    I wish I had books like this one when I was a kid. Books full of possibility, reminding you that it is possible, against all odds if you want to do something, you can do it if you truly stick with it....

  • KidsBooksWorthReading
    May 04, 2017

    One of my favorite things about being a parent is watching your child's mind grow and change and discover new amazing things. And when I discover new things or information along side her it makes me f...

  • 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 he...