Shark Week

Contact-Free pick up is here! How it works: Click on “request this item” and place the item on hold with your library card. You will be notified when your item is available for pickup. For Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents only at this time. Questions? Contact us at [email protected]. Updated 7/2021

I am the shark by Joan Holub

Humorously illustrated sharks introduce themselves and the characteristics that make them special, in a child-friendly, fish-out-of-water tale that includes profiles of species ranging from the Great White and Greenland to the Mako and Hammerhead.

Misunderstood Shark : starring Shark! by Ame Dyckman

This super silly story is about a shark who just wants to show everyone who he is.

Dude! by Aaron Reynolds

This hilarious book shows the complex and silly ways to tell a story only using one word!

Chomp : a shark romp by Michael Paul

Learn all about different species of sharks – great for children in grades 2 and under!

Slickety quick : poems about sharks by Skila Brown

Creative poems about sharks from rare sharks like camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark – and more common ones.

The shark book by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page

Learn what makes a shark a shark, what sharks like to eat, and how these predators of the deep have evolved. Ever wonder which shark is the smallest? Or the fastest? Even the most deadly? You’ll find your answers in The Shark Book, with countless others.

Super shark encyclopedia and other creatures of the deep by Derek Harvey

Everything you need to know about sharks and other creatures! Great for any shark lover.

Everything awesome about sharks and other underwater creatures! by Mike Lowery.

Discover the ULTIMATE, 128-paged book about all things sharks and underwater creatures, from the creative brain of Mike Lowery! Featuring fun facts, jokes, comics, maps, and more.

Eva at the beach by Rebecca Elliott.

Eva is very excited about a beach vacation with her family and best friend Lucy, but her secret fear of swimming where there might be hungry sharks could keep her from finding the legendary mermowls.

Danger on the reef by Jake Maddox

Twelve-year-old Jasmine Lopez loves exploring the coral reefs around Fiji where her marine biologist parents are stationed, and though young, she is already a certified scuba diver, a fact that her ten-year-old brother Arjun seems to resent; in fact he seems to believe he already knows everything about diving, and certainly does not want help from his older sister–until his overconfidence and defiance leads them both into a confrontation with a reef shark.

I survived the shark attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis

Based on True Events and the Jersey Shore!

The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey

Read about how these bad guys are doing good deeds – humorous mixed media book for those that love fast paced books.

Looking for more Shark books? Stop by the library or take a look at some of our titles from our online catalog –  Click here to view additional titles (does not work in Firefox and on certain mobile devices).