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I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916

I Survived: The Shark Attacks of 1916
Lauren Tarshis
Scholastic, 2010
Source: Library
Audience: Children

From Goodreads:
Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?

In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey.

Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .
 



This is my favorite “I Survived” book. It seemed the most sinister and dangerous to me, probably because it was so similar to Jaws. Jaws was just a horror movie, but this book was based on a true story! So scary, so good. Loved it!

This is running through your head now, isn’t it?


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