I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

By Lauren Tarshis

68 ratings 96 reviews 134 followers
Book 2 of 18 in the  I Survived Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 2 - 5R3.910272
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 ...
Publisher: Scholastic
Published on 9/16/2010
Binding: Paperback

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i think you should read a lot and let you brain go willed with books thats why i love it.

Really good if you like gory stuff. If you are more of a boy crazy gal like me then I suggest not to read it. I don't really now what I like yet? I have a friend and she says i'm boy crazy, but then agian she wants me to be boy crazy........ got off track hope you read this book!!!

This book is amazing! This book is about true shark attacks that have happened in the 1916 (spoiler alert) At the end of the book Chet and his friends like Dewey go to the Creek and see a big gray fin Dewey was just staring at the fin why it was coming toward Dewey. Chet came in the water jumping toward Dewey to save him but in the end of this book all Dewey was saying to Chet was *Is it real?* Then after Chet saves Dewey they have to climb up and everyone is pulling them up then Chet still needs to come up and the big shark comes up and pulls down on Chet's leg until his friends pull so hard that the shark swims away 2 people were killed in the Creek. Then Chet sits on the sand looks at his leg and there he saw a bloody leg.

I love this book because it is about true shark attacks and it gives cool facts and things that have happened back then in the past.

I have 2 of the I survived books. They are so intresting. I even have shark attack.

I love I Survived books I read most of them and I have 3 of them. this is probaly my favorite out of the series or maybe the bear one. *gives five star rating*

This is a dangerous story with SHARKS. There are rumors is it, sharks are around them and people keep coming across them. I like it, and this is a pretty good book.

i am so scared of sharks but this is a good read

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This is a great book about a kid named chet roscow who gets a close encounter with a shark. For anyone who is 3rd grade and down will love this book and think it's exiting. I really loved this book. I hope I get lots of good reviews on this. I recommend this book to young readers.

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