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The Resource Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history, Jess Keating ; [illustrated by] Marta Alvarez Miguens

Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history, Jess Keating ; [illustrated by] Marta Alvarez Miguens

Label
Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history
Title
Shark lady
Title remainder
the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history
Statement of responsibility
Jess Keating ; [illustrated by] Marta Alvarez Miguens
Title variation
Shark lady : the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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"--
Summary
A lavishly illustrated portrait of shark scientist Eugenie Clark describes the childhood fascination that prompted her challenge of negative perceptions about sharks throughout her career, revealing how she overcame gender barriers to make remarkable discoveries and promote conservation
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2018.
  • Beehive Children's Informational Book Award (Utah), 2019.
  • Best STEM Books, 2018
  • Blue Spruce Award (Ontario), 2018.
  • Buckaroo Book Award (Wyoming), 2020.
  • Chickadee Award (Maine), 2019.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2017
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565790
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keating, Jess
Dewey number
597.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Age 4
  • K to grade 3
  • 730L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QL31.C56
LC item number
K43 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 730
  • 730
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
3.9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Álvarez Miguéns, Marta
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clark, Eugenie
  • Clark, Eugenie
  • Ichthyologists
  • Sharks
  • Ichthyologists
  • Sharks
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history
Label
Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history, Jess Keating ; [illustrated by] Marta Alvarez Miguens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1794770
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781492642046
Lccn
2016030789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781492642046
  • (OCoLC)959200312
Label
Shark lady : the daring tale of how Eugenie Clark dove into history, Jess Keating ; [illustrated by] Marta Alvarez Miguens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1794770
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781492642046
Lccn
2016030789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781492642046
  • (OCoLC)959200312

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