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Math Curse
Jon Scieszka - Oct 01, 1995
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Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 ...
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
Cindy Neuschwander - Jul 01, 1997
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Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this geometry-packed math adventure. King Arthur was a good ruler, but now he needs a good ruler. What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with...
The Grapes Of Math
Greg Tang - Jun 01, 2004
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Let Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences-laugh with them, learn with them, read with them! Eight classic, best-selling titles are available now!Category: Math Skills"How many grapes are on the vine? Counting each takes too much time. Never Fear, I have a hunchThere is a match for every bunch!"Greg T...
Mathematical Mindsets
Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching
Jo Boaler - Nov 01, 2015
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Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success. Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler--Stanford researcher, professor of math education,...
The Greedy Triangle
Marilyn Burns - Feb 01, 2008 (first published in 1994)
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In this lively introduction to shapes and polygons, a bored triangle is turned into a quadrilateral after a visit to the shapeshifter. Delighted with his new career opportunities--as a TV screen and a picture frame--he decides the more angles the better, until an accident teaches him a lesson. Includes special teaching section. Full color....
Spaghetti And Meatballs For All!
Marilyn Burns - Aug 01, 2008 (first published in 1997)
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Mr. and Mrs. Comfort have arranged tables and chairs to seat 32 people at their family reunion. But the guests have their own ideas for seating. Area and perimeter come alive as the family makes room for everyone. Used in Math By All Means: Area and Perimeter, Grades 5-6....
One Hundred Hungry Ants
Elinor J Pinczes - Sep 27, 1999 (first published in 1993)
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One hundred hungry ants march off single file to sample a picnic, but when the going gets too slow, they divide into two rows of fifty, then four rows of twenty . . . until they take so long that the picnic is gone!...
Ten Black Dots
Donald Crews - Sep 21, 1995 (first published in 1968)
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From Donald Crews, the Caldecott Honor artist and award-winning creator of Truck, Freight Train, and many other classic picture books for young children, this picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun introduction to basic math concepts and as a supplement for activity book...
Fermat's Enigma
The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem
Simon Singh - Sep 07, 1998 (first published in 1997)
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xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution"I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain."With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.  What came to be known as Fermat's Last Theorem look...
Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition
The College Board - May 07, 2019
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Review every skill and question type needed for SAT success - now with eight total practice tests.The 2018 edition of The Official SAT Study Guide doubles the number of official SAT(R) practice tests to eight - all of them created by the test maker. As part of the College Board's commitment to transparency, all practice tests are available on the C...
Journey through Genius
The Great Theorems of Mathematics
William Dunham - Aug 01, 1991 (first published in 1990)
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Like masterpieces of art, music, and literature, great mathematical theorems are creative milestones, works of genius destined to last forever. Now William Dunham gives them the attention they deserve.Dunham places each theorem within its historical context and explores the very human and often turbulent life of the creator — from Archimedes, the a...
The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman
Tally O'Malley by Stuart J. Murphy
Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll
Fractions in Disguise by Edward Einhorn
The Mission of Addition by Brian P. Cleary
The Action of Subtraction by Brian P. Cleary
The Code Book by Simon Singh
Make It Stick by Peter C. Brown
One Grain Of Rice by Demi
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst
What Is Mathematics? An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods by Richard Courant
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck
Math Doesn't Suck by Danica McKellar
Making Number Talks Matter by Cathy Humphreys
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
Ten Magic Butterflies by Danica McKellar
Goodnight, Numbers by Danica McKellar
How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Myller
Do Not Open This Math Book by Danica McKellar
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander
Measurement by Paul Lockhart
PWN the SAT by Mike McClenathan
A Remainder of One by Elinor J Pinczes
What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? by Julie Ellis
Full House by Dayle Ann Dodds
The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math by Sean Connolly
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Masaichiro Anno
365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental
Sorting by Henry Arthur Pluckrose
Anno's Counting Book Big Book by Mitsumasa Anno
One Odd Day by Doris Fisher
The Best Of Times by Gregory Tang
Jack the Builder by Stuart J. Murphy
My Even Day by Doris Fisher
Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
Sort it Out! by Barbara Mariconda
The Lion's Share by Matthew McElligott
One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root
Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy
Mystery Math by David A. Adler
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward
Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
Endurance by Scott Kelly
Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger
Scale by Geoffrey West
Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin Jr.
Man Who Loved Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman
Calculus by Michael Spivak
Math Skillbuilders by Golden Books
How to Solve It by G. Polya
Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension by Matt Parker
Proofs from THE BOOK by Martin Aigner
Onward by Elena Aguilar
The Art of Coaching by Elena Aguilar
Kiss My Math by Danica McKellar
Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert
Prime Obsession by John Derbyshire
Hot X by Danica McKellar
Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? by Robert E. Wells
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck
The Art and Craft of Problem Solving by Paul Zeitz by Paul Zeitz
The Art of Coaching Teams by Elena Aguilar
DK Eyewitness Istanbul Pocket Map and Guide by ISTANBUL POCKET MAP AND GUIDE -
Girls Get Curves by Danica McKellar
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had by Tracy Zager
Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox
Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed [Board book] by UNKNOWN by
Mathematical Circles by Dmitri Fomin
Calculus On Manifolds by Michael Spivak
Problem-Solving Strategies by Arthur Engel
The Night Before the 100th Day of School by Natasha Wing
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! by Janet Stevens
Geometry Revisited by H. S. M. Coxeter
Over in the Meadow by Jill McDonald
104 Number Theory Problems by Titu Andreescu
One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent by Bonnie Worth
Five Little Ducks by Penny Ives
180 Days of Math by Jodene Smith
Algebra by Israel M. Gelfand
Go Figure! by Johnny Ball
Math Fact Fluency by Jennifer Bay-Williams
Math for Smarty Pants by Marilyn Burns
Complete GMAT Strategy Guide Set by Manhattan Prep
SAT Math Workbook by Lawrence S. Leff M.S.
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland by Cindy Neuschwander