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Swimming With Sharks (Wild Survival #2)

Melissa Cristina Márquez


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A gripping series about saving Earth's most endangered creatures-- and fighting for survival!

Twelve-year-old Adrianna Villalobos and her older brother Feye travel the globe with their parents, the hosts of a suspenseful nature show called "Wild Survival!" The show features daring animal rescues and the work the family does at their animal sanctuary.

Their latest adventure takes them to the coast of Sri Lanka. There they must rescue an injured tiger shark-- before it's too late!

Packed with animal facts and illustrations, as well as non-fiction backmatter, Wild Survival is a compelling series for anyone fascinated by the natural world.

Scholastic Paperbacks, 9781338635089, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 6, 2021

About the Author

Melissa Cristina Márquez is a fiercely proud Hispanic marine biologist, wildlife educator, professional speaker and presenter, and freelance environmental contributor. Recently, Melissa was featured on Shark Week 2019, named one of BBC’s 100 Influential and Inspirational Women of 2018, and gave a TEDx talk on sharks and female scientists. Melissa is the founder of The Fins United Initiative (TFUI) — a program that highlights diverse sharks, the threats they face, and the scientists who study them.

Melissa holds a BA in Marine Ecology and Conservation from New College of Florida and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico, Melissa aims to bring attention to the importance of diversity and inclusion with her writing.