25th Anniversary of Shark Week

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of Shark Week. Here are some library materials for fans of this Discovery Channel event.

Non-Fiction

Shark DVD

Shark

This DVD narrated by Martin Sheen explores the facts and myths about these marine creatures.

 

The Shark Handbook

The Shark Handbook by Greg Skomol

An essential guide for understanding the world of sharks.

 

Shark Trouble by Peter Benchley

Shark Trouble by Peter Benchley

True stories about sharks and the sea.

Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton

Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton

The biography of a teenage surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack.

You can check out the movie adaptation or listen to the audio book.

Surviving the Shark by by Jonathan Kathrein and Margaret Kathrein

Surviving the Shark by by Jonathan Kathrein and Margaret Kathrein

Jonathan describes his shark attack experience and how later he championed the shark conservation cause.

Under the Sea DVD

Under the Sea

Volume four of this set of DVDs features sharks.

 

Fiction

Jaws DVD

Jaws

In this movie, a killer shark terrorizes a seaside village, and three men set out to kill it.

Based on the novel by Peter Benchley. The book is currently not available at our library, but librarians can order it for you through our interlibrary loan service.

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

After a shark attack causes her to lose her right arm, Jane, an aspiring artist, comes to terms with the changes in her life.

Shark Night

Shark Night

Sarah and her friends hope for a fun vacation at a lake house, but they soon discover that the lake is infested with flesh-eating sharks.

Shark Tale

Shark Tale

Oscar tells a lie to get attention, but when his lie unravels, he and his friends must face the most feared shark in the waters.

Shark Vs. Train by Chris Barton

Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton

In this picture book, a shark and a train compete in a series of contests.

 

Books about sharks can also be found under the call number 597.3. Ask a librarian if you need assistance finding these items.

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