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Sharks swam in the sea long before dinosaurs roamed the earth. Today there are more than five hundred kinds of sharks in the world. They range in size from the tiny dwarf shark to the huge whale shark. Some of them have thousands of teeth. And some sharks even glow in the dark!

In SHARKS!, TIME For Kids#65533; takes you under the seas to discover the exciting world of these super fish.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060576325
Branch Call Number: J 597.3 S531 2005
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Betz, Adrienne
Alternative Title: Time for kids


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LibraryLady_5 Feb 21, 2014

Text simple enough for good 1st and 2nd grade readers to read independently offers a surprising amount of interesting details about sharks. Photographs, text and labeled illustrations combine to introduce information about the wide variety of different types of sharks, sharks' bodies, eating habits, and swimming and travel habits. The book also discusses scientists who study sharks, along with some of their discoveries about them, and emphasizes the need to protect sharks from over-fishing. Special features include a "Did You Know?" section of fun shark facts, safety tips for avoiding sharks when swimming in the ocean, and a photo-illustrated glossary. I gave this book a general reader age rating of 9 and under, though it could also be a good high-interest choice for reluctant older readers. Preschoolers fascinated by sharks would enjoy it as a read-aloud.


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LibraryLady_5 Feb 21, 2014

LibraryLady_5 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and under


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