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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 ...
Published on September 16, 2010 by Scholastic
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  • monstergotcha
    monstergotchaMonday, May 15, 2017 at 8:34 am
    • brinsters101
      brinsters101Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:59 am55 stars
      dude you don't just say IT IS AWESOME can you alliterate to this please.
    • monstergotcha
      monstergotchaMonday, May 15, 2017 at 8:33 am
      It is so awsome I loved it.
      • papertundra605
        papertundra605Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:29 pm55 stars
        it was'nt that scary but the pranks they did are scary
        • pickle65993621
          pickle65993621Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:13 am55 stars
          This was an awesome book
          • ready4anything
            ready4anythingMonday, January 9, 2017 at 1:01 pm55 stars
            This book is unforgettable! I will never forget it. It's scary but very good. Even though, I was terrified of sharks, I just couldn't stop reading.
            • ramcconkey
              ramcconkeyThursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:39 am
              i love this seirs
              • jjgalyon
                jjgalyonThursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:38 am
                i love this book
                • khaidencey
                  khaidenceyThursday, October 6, 2016 at 8:30 am44 stars
                  It is so funny with the pranks
                  • booksdd
                    booksddWednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:31 am44 stars
                    This is a story about Chet who lives in New Jersey. When he went swimming with his friends, he encountered a shark and he discovered the 1916 shark attacks would be very dangerous.
                    • madii30
                      madii30Monday, July 11, 2016 at 1:22 pm
                      Best book of the whole series.
                      • jjgalyon
                        jjgalyonThursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:39 am
                        that is right!!!!!