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The Resource Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo

Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo

Label
Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Title
Close to shore
Title remainder
the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Statement of responsibility
Michael Capuzzo
Title variation
Terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recreates the summer of 1916 when a great white shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass hysteria and launching the most extensive shark hunt in history
Summary
Details the first documented cases in American history of sharks attacking swimmers, which occurred along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey in 1916
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
181221
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capuzzo, Mike
Dewey number
597.3/1566
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1200
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
QL638.93
LC item number
.C36 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1200
  • 1200
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shark attacks
  • Shark attacks
  • White shark
Target audience
pre adolescent
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the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Label
Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Adaptation of: Close to shore. New York : Broadway Books, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139)
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
50422928
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780375822315
Lccn
2002029918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo
Publication
Copyright
Note
Adaptation of: Close to shore. New York : Broadway Books, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139)
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
50422928
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9780375822315
Lccn
2002029918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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