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

    Please visit our blog at www.twogalsandabook.com to see this review and others!Swimming with Sharks by Heather Lang is a book about Eugenie Clark. The story explains how as a child she was fascinated ...

  • 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...

  • Carolyn Combs
    Jan 30, 2017

    Brief overview: Swimming With Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark, written by Heather Lang, illustrated by Jordi Solano. From childhood to old age, Genie pursued her uncommon passion –sh...

  • 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...

  • Sherry Hutchins
    Jan 10, 2017

    An incredible children's book! Got it for my nephew for Christmas but had to enjoy it myself first! Heather is a wonderful writer that takes you into the depths of the ocean without being afraid of th...

  • Kristin
    Feb 05, 2017

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

  • Tracie
    Feb 28, 2017

    A biography of Eugenie Clark for early elementary set. ...