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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kate
    May 08, 2017

    An inspiring true story about Dr. Eugenie Clark aka the "shark lady", who despite discrimination, became one of the most inspiring scientists in the world and whose revolutionary thinking and research...

  • Kristin
    Feb 05, 2017

    This is an excellent story about Eugenie Clark, the first person to study sharks in their natural habitat. ...