Swimming with sharks

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Roaring Brook Press,
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2008.
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English
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DOES RITA HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SWIM WITH THE SHARKS?

Rita’s times aren’t good enough to swim with the Sharks—the team where all her friends compete. At first she’s determined to improve, but is Rita ready to attempt complicated flip turns? Or is there another way for Rita to join the Sharks? Early readers will eagerly dive into this latest book in the GYM SHORTS series—sure to make a splash with new readers.

Swimming with Sharks is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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9781596432451
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subject_facet Perseverance (Ethics) -- Fiction, Perseverance (Ethics) -- Juvenile fiction, Self-realization -- Fiction, Self-realization -- Juvenile fiction, Swimming -- Fiction, Swimming -- Juvenile fiction
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title_short Swimming with sharks