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Journey to Shark Island: A Shark Photographer's Close Encounters
This title covers these subjects: Sharks., Deep diving., Wildlife photographers., Rotman, Jeffrey L.
Journey to Shark Island: A Shark Photographer's Close Encounters
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Journey to Shark Island: A Shark Photographer's Close Encounters

The light was too dim to get a good shot without using the flash. He turned on his strobe. The high pitched whine drove the sharks into a frenzy. They began to ram the divers with their snouts. It was the closest the divers had ever come to being shark bait. Follow photographer Jeff Rotmans diving team into the shark-infested waters of Cocos Island to discover sharks' secrets, and perhaps to save their lives.

 
Dewey597.309164'2
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 5-7
Interest LevelGrades 5-9
GRLT
Lexile Level1090L
ATOS Level6.2
AR Points1
AR Quiz #507227
Early Intervention Level27
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-0-7565-4887-2
PublisherCompass Point Books
Copyright2015
  
Page Dimensions8" x 10"
Page Count40
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $32.65 School/Library Price
$24.49
 


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School Library Journal - Steven Engelfried, Wilsonville Public Library, OR

"Centered on the experiences photographer and diver Jeff Rotman, this set offers exciting insight into the world of sharks. Information on diving, photography, and Rotman’s life are interwoven with plenty of facts about the animals he studies. . . .With their focus on more spectacular species, Seeking Giant Sharks and Great White Shark have the highest appeal, but all four books are fresh looks at an always popular subject." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2014

Booklist - Sarah Hunter

"Recommended in the Series Roundup" - Booklist

October 1, 2014

NSTA Recommends - Teri Cosentino, 6th-7th grade science teacher

"Journey to Shark Island shows photographer as activist by documenting how people exploit sharks for the hunt. Illegally targeting and killing large numbers of sharks, catches they will never eat, but just removing the fin for shark fin soup decries a great injustice to not only the shark but to all of the ocean’s organisms. Jeff Rotman has photographed around 100 of the 400+ different kinds of sharks, many of them are shown in this series of shark books." - NSTA Recommends

January 6, 2015

 
 
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