Shark Beneath the Reef by Jean Craighead George audiobook

Shark Beneath the Reef

By Jean Craighead George
Read by Jeff Woodman

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5.28 Hours 1
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Like his father and grandfather before him, 14-year-old TomAs Torres dreams of catching a great shark in the Sea of Cortez -- and he will catch it, although there are other things he should be thinking about. With an education, her could someday become a marine biologist. TomAs's family want him to stay in school. But TomAs knows he will be more help to them if he leaves school now to become a fisherman. Should he drop out? The choice is TomAs alone -- a difficult one for a boy just becoming a man. It is only underwear, in a confrontation with the fisherman's greatest prize and worst enemy, that TomAs finds the strength to make his decision.

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Like his father and grandfather before him, 14-year-old TomAs Torres dreams of catching a great shark in the Sea of Cortez -- and he will catch it, although there are other things he should be thinking about. With an education, her could someday become a marine biologist. TomAs's family want him to stay in school. But TomAs knows he will be more help to them if he leaves school now to become a fisherman. Should he drop out? The choice is TomAs alone -- a difficult one for a boy just becoming a man. It is only underwear, in a confrontation with the fisherman's greatest prize and worst enemy, that TomAs finds the strength to make his decision.

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Author Bio: Jean Craighead George

Author Bio: Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George (1919–2012) was born in a family of naturalists. Her father, mother, brothers, aunts, and uncles were students of nature. On weekends they camped in the woods close to their home near Washington, DC, climbed trees to study owls, gathered edible plants, and made fishhooks from twigs. In third grade she began writing—and went on to write over one hundred popular books for young adults and children, including the Newbery Medal–winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor book My Side of the Mountain. Most of her books deal with topics related to the environment and the natural world.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Action & Adventure
Runtime: 5.28
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English