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Great Number Rumble : A Story of Math in Surprising Places (Revised) (Hardcover) (Cora Lee & Gillian

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Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in Jeremy’s town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important, but fun. Running parallel to the fictional narrative are informative sidebars that discuss the weird, puzzling, and amusing aspects of mathematics. Some topics covered are math in nature, art, music, magic and tricks, crime solving, and sports.Artist Lil Crump brings the pages to life with her lively cartoons, while photographs illustrate key concepts. The dynamic layout invites even math-phobic readers to dive in.Written for 9-12 year olds, this book uses photographs, illustrations, sidebars, biographies of mathematicians, and DIY activities to highlight the surprising ways math is integral to our lives.
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 99
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Cora Lee & Gillian O'Reilly
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51498734
UPC: 9781554518500
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-8067
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