I Survived by Lauren Tarshis
The Shark Attacks of 1916

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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. . .

About Lauren Tarshis

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Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine, and the author of the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love, and the first book in this series, I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912. She lives in Connecticut and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.
Published October 1, 2011 by Scholastic Paperbacks. 114 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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