[PW] Personal Request :: Looking for a Children's Book about Nurse and/or Lemon Sharks

S M Colowick januarye at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 13:38:29 PST 2016


On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 12:03 PM, Colleen Kelly <kellyco at hdsb.ca> wrote:
> Hi Everyone, No rush on this, I'm just trying to find a copy for my
> nephews.
>
> In the very early 80's I read a short book about a girl who grew up near an
> aquarium and fell in love with lemon/nurse sharks. When she grew up, she
> wanted to become a marine biologist because of her early experiences with
> sharks, and I'm pretty sure that the book is written from the perspective
> of her looking back at her childhood. It would have been unique for the
> fact that is was a girl wanting to be a marine biologist.
>
> As a kid I would have thought of it as non-fiction, but of course, I would
> have been too young to know for sure. It wouldn't have been more than 40
> pages or so. I remember being amazed that she was able to touch the sharks
> when she was a child.

This is from the right era, has the right number of pages, and seems
to have a female author:

I can be a marine biologist / Stella Frederick; Nancy Brickner; D Moody

http://www.worldcat.org/title/i-can-be-a-marine-biologist/oclc/4858642


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