Did you know that the Discovery Channel's Shark Week is the longest running annual event on cable television? The celebration of one of nature's most feared and misunderstood creatures has been a feature since 1988! In honor of this year's event, we couldn't resist sharing a few of our favorite literary sharks.
I survived books are always a favorite of kids that like to learn about history, now being released as graphic novels!
And here's one for older readers interested in the shark attacks of 1916.
"A groundbreaking debut novel that folds the legends of Hawaiian gods into an engrossing family saga; a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation"
Because even though it's given sharks a bad rap, no list of shark books would be complete without it.
New early chapter book featuring a shark and robot that become new friends
Lots of shark books, especially for adults, are focused on the dangers of these giants of the deep, but while they can, like all predatory animals, be dangerous, they're also absolutely fascinating.
"Following a tragedy that further alters the course of her life, twelve-year-old Lucy Everhart decides to continue the shark research her marine biologist mother left unfinished when she died years earlier"