Swimming With Sharks

Swimming With Sharks

Author: Miriam Coleman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404280915

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 317

Explains how sharks use their flippers and fins and tells how they live in their underwater world.

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Author: Amie Jane Leavitt

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781663906472

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 561

The water's fine! Come on in! But wait--there are sharks in it! Would you swim with sharks? Many people do! Marine biologists swim with sharks to learn more about these top predators. Snorkelers witness whale sharks and spy spotted leopard sharks. Some thrill-seekers even cage dive to get face-to-face with the giant toothy jaws of great whites! Readers will find out how scientists and adventurers alike are getting up close to all kinds of shark species and what they are discovering.

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Author: Heather Lang

Publisher: Weigl Publishers

ISBN: 9781791104962

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 998

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."""

Swimming With Sharks (Wild Survival #2)

Swimming With Sharks (Wild Survival #2)

Author: Melissa Cristina Márquez

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9781338635096

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 156

View: 270

A gripping series about saving Earth's most endangered creatures-- and fighting for survival! Sink or swim! 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. This time the family is off to Sri Lanka. They’ve heard a rumor that an extremely rare Pondicherry shark might have been sighted. Once they arrive, Adrianna, Feye, and their parents discover the rumored Pondicherry shark is the main attraction in a restaurant aquarium. Is this shark really the one they’re looking for? And if it is, can they convince the restaurant’s owners to release it back in the wild? 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.

Swimming with Sharks in Dark Water

Swimming with Sharks in Dark Water

Author: Athene Brinson

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781490789101

Category: Education

Page: 122

View: 820

Individuals are not racist by intent; they are racist by culture, heritage, and education. If I were to ask anyone if they were a racist, they would immediately deny it as a possibility. They would espouse their wonderful humanitarian acts, or friends of color that would support an embracement of diversity that would make us all proud. The truth, I have never met a racist that knew they were racist. Even when educated as to what they have done, they would go to their grave stating that under no circumstances should I ever consider them a racist. This book is designed to tell you that it does not matter how many racists you meet in the office, you can still be successful. This book is designed to help you identify, and cope, and achieve success in those corporate environments that are not well. It provides you with advice on how to “swim with sharks in dark water.” This book will help you to use your “Spidey senses,” to trust your gut, to identify when you are working on a plantation, how to cope until you can leave. Oh, by the way, I need to tell you that you do not have the power at any time on any day to fix the plantation, without permanently damaging your career. The people who have fixed these issues have sacrificed their career, possibly their livelihood to ensure that we do not experience what they did. They shall always be the nameless heroes of our generation. We will always be indebted to those individuals who spoke up and lost their livelihood as a result. You need to understand that making a difference has a cost, and those that have done this have paid dearly.

Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks

Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks

Author: Kenneth Mallory

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618250790

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 440

Follows the author's visit to Cocos Island in the South Pacific to join a film-making team on location as they document the undersea environment and behavior of the hammerhead shark.

Swimming with Sharks / Track Attack

Swimming with Sharks / Track Attack

Author: Betty Hicks

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 9781429939355

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 494

Swimming with Sharks Rita's times aren't fast enough to swim for the Sharks with her friends. To improve she must learn flip turns, but every time she tries, she gets water up her nose! Jazz has an idea that might be the key to Rita's success, but what if Rita comes in first on a slower team? Would she rather win or be with her friends? Or is there another way for Rita to swim with the Sharks? Track Attack Jazz loves being on a track team where she sprints fast as a lightning bolt. Her dad loves that she's on the team, too. He's her biggest fan—maybe too big a fan. He argues with the coach, yells at the ref, and screams his head off at every meet. Jazz loves to run, but can she focus on the race while Dad is having a track attack?

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Author: Nick Arnold

Publisher:

ISBN: 0439689473

Category: Sharks

Page: 128

View: 218

Animals can be cute ... and cruel! Read Seb's journal for some truly terrifying shark secrets. Meet Snow White the great white shark and get really close to her huge, scissor-sharp jaws. Relive the drama, dangers and disgusting details as you find out: if toilets are more dangerous than sharks; how to escape from a shark; how you tickle a shark; what a shark's favorite color is.

Book 11: Swimming with the Sharks

Book 11: Swimming with the Sharks

Author: Lisa Mullarkey

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781614787419

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 768

Katharine and Crockett hope to make a splash by making the Stingrays swim team. Especially since Vanessa the Unsinkable Garfinkle is on the Sharks. So when Katharine does a belly flop in front of everyone and gets caught telling an itty-bitty lie, she feels like shark bait. But when the Unsinkable Garfinkle faces her own troubles, will Katharine dive in to help her out? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

We Swim to the Shark

We Swim to the Shark

Author: Georgie Codd

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780708899168

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 273

Georgie Codd is scared of fish. Really, really scared. Loving the sea and resenting her phobia, she plots to cross continents, learn to dive and swim with the world's biggest fish: the mighty whale shark. Georgie soon plunges into a realm of strange creatures and intrepid diving adventurers. But as her quest to fight fear expands over oceans, the shark remains elusive, and everything else starts to fall apart around her. 'We Swim to the Shark is a lesson in not giving up . . . as with all good adventure stories, the real benefit is in the searching' THE I 'An almost spiritual mission' TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT 'A terrific read' BBC RADIO NORFOLK 'An enthralling ride' ABC MELBOURNE