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

  • 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...

  • Erin
    Dec 22, 2016

    The illustrations are beautifully rendered, and exquisitely capture this scientist's life lived half on land and half underwater. The spread that depicts Genie looking into her goldfish bowl blew me a...

  • Cindy Mitchell
    Jan 01, 2017

    Lang, Heather Swimming with Sharks: the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark, pictures by Jordi Solano. PICTURE BOOK BIOGRAPHY. Albert Whitman, 2016. $17.Genie Clark was always fascinated by sharks. In...

  • 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...

  • Michele Knott
    Nov 08, 2016

    Another strong American woman biography from Lang.Not only can you use this book as a book that shows the strong character of a woman in history, you can also use it to see the many ways a scientist g...

  • 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...

  • Brian
    Jan 15, 2017

    What a fascinating picture book! Great for younger girls who can grow up to do anything!...

  • Jana
    Jan 05, 2017

    This fascinating picture book biography tells the story of Eugene Clark, a scientist who was one of the first people to study sharks in their natural habitat. Clark's life story is inspirational and f...

  • Rebecca Cynamon-murphy
    Dec 07, 2016

    Eugenie Clark was my childhood hero once I connected the cool kid described in a Weekly Reader article to the neat lady in the autobiography I found in the shark section in the library. This book is n...

  • Vicki
    Dec 08, 2016

    A fantastic book telling the life of Eugenie Clark and how her interest in sharks led to a career as a scientist...