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Swimming with Sharks

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Swimming with Sharks

The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

By Heather Lang; Jordi Solano (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807521878, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2016

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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.-
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