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Shark Whisperer a Finalist for USA Best Books Award

The Shark Whisperer by Ellen Prager has been named a Finalist in the Children’s Fiction category of the 2015 USA Best Book Awards. The award recognizes both mainstream and independent titles. Over 400 winners and finalists were announced in over 100 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2013-2015.

Dr. Ellen Prager is a marine scientist and author widely recognized for her expertise and ability to make science entertaining and understandable for people of all ages. The Shark Whisperer is part of a series published by Might Media Press. The third book is expected in 2016.

ECO Magazine featured an interview with Dr. Prager in our July / August 2015 issue. For more information, visit

Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Random House, Tarcher/Penguin, HarperOne, WW Norton, Harper Collins, William Morrow, Crown Business, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, American Cancer Society, The White House Historical Association and hundreds of independent houses contributed to this year’s outstanding competition. is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community.

A complete list of the winners and finalists of The 2015 USA Best Book Awards are available online at

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