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Adventures of the Shark Lady: Eugenie Clark Around the World (Scholastic Biography) Paperback – April 1, 1998


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 and up
  • Lexile Measure: 890L (What's this?)
  • Series: Scholastic Biography
  • Paperback: 79 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic (April 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0590457128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0590457125
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,242,993 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The great white shark rushed straight toward Eugenie, its mouth wide open. The shark's mighty jaws crunched down on steel bars, a few inches from Eugenie's face. She pressed against the far side of the steel shark cage only to feel another great white shark's nose poking through the cage at her back.

It was 1979 and Dr. Eugenie Clark had come to Dangerous Reef in South Australia to study the great white shark up close. Of all the different kinds of sharks, the great white is the one that strikes the most fear in people's hearts.

Underwater, Eugenie and David were in two separate cages side by side, only ten feet apart. Eugenie had brought her own camera. The great white sharks charged and pounded at the two cages. The cages shook! Steel met steel as sharks more than fourteen feet long kept charging at them. One minute the cages clanged together. The next minute, a shark charged between them and the cages were knocked apart.


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Ann McGovern is the author of over 55 books for children and sales of her books exceed 30 million. She is the author of the classics STONE SOUP and TOO MUCH NOISE, as well as several IF YOU LIVED... books.

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8 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on May 30, 1999
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Ann McGovern came to my school and I chose this book because I like sharks. I am 8 years old and I like sharks. She tells very good stories.This book makes me want to learn more about sharks. She also signed my book.
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