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The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count [Paperback]

By Valerie Wyatt (Author) & Pat Cupples (Illustrator)
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The companion to The Science Book for Girls and Other Intelligent Beings shows, through puzzles and activities, that math is part of everyday life and introduces real women who use math in their daily jobs. Simultaneous.

Publishers Description
This entertaining title in the Books for Girls series shows girls -- and boys, too -- that math is part of everyday life. They can try the math puzzles and activities to see for themselves how useful -- and how much fun -- math can be. They will also meet real women who use math in their jobs every day. Kids can learn why fractions are important when they bake a cake, develop spatial visualization skills by building a geodesic dome big enough to play in, use geometry to design unique wrapping paper, discover how grids simplify drawing pictures, and much more.

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count by Valerie Wyatt & Pat Cupples has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Publishers Weekly - 09/18/2000 page 113
  • School Library Journal - 11/01/2000 page 149
  • Booklist - 02/15/2001 page 1136
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2001 page 353
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2002 page 18
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2001 page 353
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 188
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 251

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Kids Can Press
Pages   64
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.52" Width: 8.55" Height: 0.22"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2000
Publisher   Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Age  8-12
ISBN  1550745840  
ISBN13  9781550745849  

Availability  0 units.

More About Valerie Wyatt & Pat Cupples

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Valerie Wyatt is an award-winning author more than 14 nonfiction books, many of them about science. She also writes on historical topics and, from time to time, picture books.

Pat Cupples is a children's illustrator whose many books include The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count and The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Valerie Wyatt currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Math > General

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NOT just for girls!  Jan 1, 2007
I bought this book for my daughter who isn't always excited about doing her math. She read it cover to cover in one sitting! Her older brother then swiped it and became engrossed in it himself!

This picture book is a great way to show kids that math can indeed be both fun and useful. It's an interesting blend of fiction and non-fiction. The real-life math sidebars demonstrate how scientists and others use math in their work. There is a cute story around which math facts are presented. The book's "Math fairy" who goes by the name of Nora, is a memorable character with much enthusiasm for her subject. The concepts are not delved into deeply, but there is enough there to give the reader a clear idea when topics such as symmetry, probability, and moebius strips are discussed. I'd say that the book is most appropriate for kids operating at the 3th-6th grade level in math.
I love it  Dec 11, 2002
I think it's great because it really gets into math and how much you need it. I love Nora, she is so fun she really shows you how to get down into many fun activities like to see how big your foot would be if you were a giant, and how to bake a cake!
For pre-teen girls  Oct 17, 2001
I bought this book for a grand-niece. The reading level depends on the intellectual level of the child, but it is generally for pre-teen girls. It is organized as an activity book for young girls having small parties with their friends, with mathematically related activities. It would probably appeal to some children and not to others.

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