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Shark Swimathon
Contributor(s): Murphy, Stuart J. (Author), Cravath, Lynne (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 006446735X     ISBN-13: 9780064467353
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2000

Annotation: A team of sharks is determined to make it to swim camp and become the best swimmers in Ocean City. But they won't make it if they can't swim 75 laps by the end of the week. This entertaining story teaches readers various ways to apply the concept of two-digit subtraction. Full-color illustrations.

Click for more in this series: Mathstart: Level 3 (HarperCollins Paperback)
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation - Water Sports
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Marine Life
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Fish
Dewey: 513.212
LCCN: 99030312
Age Level: 6-10
Grade Level: 1-5
Lexile Measure: 590(Not Available)
Series: Mathstart: Level 3 (HarperCollins Paperback)
Physical Information: 0.12" H x 9.8" W x 7.99" (0.34 lbs) 40 pages
- Theometrics - Secular
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 11/15/2000 pg. 1617
Booklist 02/01/2001 pg. 1058
School Library Journal 03/01/2001 pg. 239
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2001 pg. 352 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2001 pg. 352 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 46574
Reading Level: 3.2   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
Shark Swimathon

The Ocean City Sharks have to swim 75 laps by the end of the week, and every day they figure out how many laps are left to go. Swimming and subtraction are all part of the fun

Contributor Bio(s): Murphy, Stuart J.: -

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

Cravath, Lynne: -

Lynne Cravath is the illustrator of many popular books for young readers, including the MathStart(R) books Shark Swimathon, the Penny Pot, and Spunky Monkeys on Parade, all by Stuart J. Murphy. Ms. Cravath lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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