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I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Series: I Survived (Book #2)
by Lauren Tarshis Illustrated by Scott Dawson
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...
Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
2.4
Lexile Measure
610L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Adventure, Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Lauren Tarshis Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell out of a Tree" and "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love."
Scott Dawson Scott Dawson is an illustrator of books in the "I Survived" series.

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