How to Spy on a Shark

Spend a day at sea tracking sharks—with the help of a robot! How do you spy on a shark? Join a team of marine biologists as they head out in their boat to study mako sharks. They catch, tag, and release a young mako, then follow it with a special robot that can track the shark on video! Simple, entertaining text and bright, accurate illustrations bring science and technology to life, and additional pages of facts about sharks follow the story. The latest book in this read-aloud science series is bound to make a splash with young minds!

  • 24 Pages
  • 10.5" x 7"
  • 9780807534021
  • March 2015

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  • 9780807534038
  • May 2015

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  • Animal fans will enjoy this simple picture book on the study of sharks. A splendid bridge for introducing very young readers to expository texts, and a useful addition to the 590s.

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  • With simplified, rounded forms and soft colors, the illustrations give this adventure an idyllic look.

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Francisca Marquez

Common Core

RI.1.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10 RF.1.2,3,4,4a,4b,4c SL.1.1,1a,1b,1c,2,3,4,5,6 L.1.1,1b,1d,1e,1j,4,4a,5,5d,6 W.1.2,5,7,8


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 1.6