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Title:
Shark! : the truth behind the terror
Author:
Strong, Mike, 1948-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : Capstone Curriculum Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Explores the facts about sharks and shark attacks, including what these creatures are, how and on what they feed, and how much of a threat they pose to humans.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
640 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.0 0.5 60461.
ISBN:
9780736895477

9780736895255
Format :
Book

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Explores the facts about sharks and shark attacks, including what these creatures are, how and on what they feed, and how much of a threat they pose to humans.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-6-Beginning with a brief litany of shark attacks, this slender book describes the shark's physiology, its carnivorous predilection, reasons behind attacks on humans, and the current stress on shark populations from overfishing and pollution. An "album" of data about four species (human attackers all) is included. The topic and the cover photo of a gaping great white are attention grabbing, and the simple text and plethora of small, color photos will be reassuring to reluctant readers. Similar titles include Betsy Maestro's simpler A Sea Full of Sharks (Scholastic, 1997), Claire Llewellyn's colorful Best Book of Sharks (Kingfisher, 1999), Laurence Pringle's excellent Sharks! Strange and Wonderful (Boyds Mills, 2001), and Sandra Markle's more detailed Outside and Inside Sharks (Atheneum, 1996).-Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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