- Age Range: 7 - 11 years
- Grade Level: 2 - 3
- Lexile Measure: NC1330L (What's this?)
- Hardcover: 48 pages
- Publisher: David Macaulay Studio (September 30, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1596438746
- ISBN-13: 978-1596438743
- Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.5 x 11.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 24 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #102,305 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands Hardcover – September 30, 2014
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“Roy's reverence for her subject is evident in her majestic underwater scenes, while light humor and rich content round out a standout resource for shark enthusiasts.” ―Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Look closely at the cover of this impressive account of great white sharks off the Northern California coast: that bright red in the illustration is blood trailing from a chunk of freshly killed immature elephant seal--and a signal that Roy's book will fully examine the sometimes chilling, always fascinating details of what makes this animal a predator.” ―The Horn Book, starred review
“Accurate and captivating . . . Shark lovers of all ages will enjoy poring over the intense, vivid images.” ―School Library Journal, starred review
“This engaging narrative describes the annual white shark migration to San Francisco's Farallon Islands . . . Numerous shark-themed informational books have been published in recent years, and this unique treatment deserves a spot on most library shelves.” ―Booklist
“Roy explores how this region become a popular dining venue for sharks.” ―BCCB
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Every September the great white sharks return to San Francisco. While their 800,000 human neighbors dine on steak, salad, and sandwiches, the white sharks hunt for their favorite meal...
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