Look out! Shark Week is coming. If you’re like us, you look forward to this weeklong celebration of all things shark. In fact, we’re so excited that we fished through our bookshelves in order to share our 12 favorite Shark Week reads with you. Go ahead and dive into these books.
Devil Sharks by Chris Jameson
Ever wondered what happens when two ex-friends break the ice by taking a cruise together in the Pacific Ocean? According to Chris Jameson in his latest horror-filled and thrilling beach read, the result involves sharks.
Journalist Susan Casey knows the ocean and its creatures, including the ever-fascinating and misunderstood great white shark.
Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 by Michael Capuzzo
History and horror join forces in Michael Capuzzo’s tale of how a series of great white shark attacks in 1916 on the Jersey shore created a sense of hysteria which led to a massive hunt for the predator.
Shawn knows everything about sharks in this picture book written Curtis Manley and illustrated by Tracy Subisak. It seems obvious to him that he should be the one to report on them for a school project. Find out what happens when he’s forced to study the leopard seal instead.
After seeing a shark during a visit to the aquarium, Eugenie Clark fell in love for good. Here, Jess Keating tells the true story of how Eugenie became an expert on all things shark-related and became known as the Shark Lady.