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Shark lady : the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist

Author: Jess Keating; Marta Alvarez Miguens
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures she loved so much. From her many discoveries to the shark-related myths she dispelled, Eugenie's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Eugenie Clark; Eugenie Clark; Eugenie Clark
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jess Keating; Marta Alvarez Miguens
ISBN: 9781492642046 1492642045
OCLC Number: 959200312
Target Audience: Age 4 and up.; K to grade 3.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: written by Jess Keating ; illustrations by Marta Álvarez Miguéns.

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At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures she loved so much. From her many discoveries to the shark-related myths she dispelled, Eugenie's wide scientific contributions led to the well-earned nickname "Shark Lady."

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