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Usha Y La Gran Excavadora / Usha and the Big Digger - (Storytelling Math) by Amitha Jagannath Knight

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About the Book

"Sisters Usha and Aarti, and cousin Gloria, see different things in the stars--a Big Dipper, a Big Digger, and a Big Kite--in this introduction to geometry and spatial relationships"--]cProvided by publisher.

Book Synopsis

Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!

¡Celebremos la diversidad, las matemáticas y el poder del cuento!

Now in a Spanish bilingual edition! When sisters Usha and Aarti look up at the stars, they see different things. Aarti sees the Big Dipper, but Usha sees the Big DIGGER. And cousin Gloria sees the Big Kite! Could they all be right? A playful introduction to geometry and spatial relationships, featuring Indian American characters and a note about cultures and constellations.

Storytelling Math celebrates children using math in their daily adventures as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Joyful stories and hands-on activities make it easy for kids and their grown-ups to explore everyday math together. Developed in collaboration with math experts at STEM education nonprofit TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

¡Ahora en edición bilingüe inglés-español! Al observar las estrellas, las hermanas Usha y Aarti ven diferentes cosas. Aarti ve el Gran Cazo y Usha ve la Gran EXCAVADORA. ¡Gloria, su prima, ve la Gran Cometa! ¿Puede ser que todas tengan razón? Este cuento es una introducción entretenida a la geometría y las relaciones espaciales, con personajes indios americanos y una nota sobre culturas y constelaciones.

Los libros de la serie Cuentos matemáticos celebran las aventuras diarias de niños que usan las matemáticas mientras juegan, construyen y descubren el mundo que los rodea. Historias divertidas y actividades prácticas facilitan que tanto los niños como los adultos exploren juntos las matemáticas de la vida diaria. Fue desarrollada junto a expertos en el currículum STEM, pertenecientes a TERC Inc., organización sin fines de lucro, bajo una subvención otorgada por Heising-Simons Foundation.

About the Author

Amitha Jagannath Knight has lots of experience with sister squabbles, as she grew up with an identical twin. (They are still best friends.) Amitha lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two children, and two cats. This is her debut book.

Amitha Hannath Knight tiene mucha experiencia con los pleitos entre hermanas ya que creció con una hermana gemela. (Aun así son mejores amigas.) Amitha vive en Massachusetts con su esposo, sus dos hijos y dos gatos. Este es su primer libro.

Sandhya Prabhat is an independent animator and illustrator from India. She has published nearly a dozen picture books. She also animates videos and designs e-stickers.

Sandhya Prabhat es una animadora e ilustradora independiente de India. Ha publicado aproximadamente una docena de libros ilustrados. Además, anima vídeos y diseña pegatinas electrónicas.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.3 Inches (H) x 9.3 Inches (W) x .2 Inches (D)
Weight: .35 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-6 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Mathematics
Series Title: Storytelling Math
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Format: Paperback
Author: Amitha Jagannath Knight
Language: Spanish
Street Date: July 12, 2022
TCIN: 84917132
UPC: 9781623542184
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-7671
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.2 inches length x 9.3 inches width x 9.3 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.35 pounds
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