Shark Girl - Section 1: Part One, pages 1-17 Summary & Analysis

Kelly Bingham
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Section 1: Part One, pages 1-17 Summary

"Shark Girl" by Kelly Bingham is a novel written in verse about a girl who loses her arm during a shark attack. After Jane wakes from a coma after having her right arm amputated, she must relearn everything she once knew as she continually questions why this happened to her. "Shark Girl" is a powerful and touching narrative that shares Jane's inner and outer struggles as she adjusts to her new life with only one arm.

"I Remember" begins Part One with Jane recalling wearing her pink bikini as she, Michael and Mom packed the car and headed to the beach. "Los Angeles Times, June 22" describes Jane being attacked by a shark at Point Dume State Beach. She was rescued by Michael and taken to the hospital where her right arm was amputated and she...

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