Second Graders Create Video Reviews of 2019 Mathical Books

Second Graders Create Video Reviews of 2019 Mathical Books

Posted on Apr 7, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Enjoy these video book reviews created by 2nd graders at Madeira Elementary School, in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. The students picked their favorite 2019 Mathical Award Winners and Honor Books to share with the world! Their teacher and videographer is Mathical Books Selection Committee Member Fran Wilson. 

Committee Picks: Counting on Katherine (Review)

Committee Picks: Counting on Katherine (Review)

Posted on Apr 7, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Honor Book Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Fran Wilson.

Committee Picks: The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl (Review)

Committee Picks: The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl (Review)

Posted on Apr 7, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Award Winner The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee members Rebecca Goldin and Mike Shaughnessy.

Committee Picks: Nothing Stopped Sophie (Review)

Committee Picks: Nothing Stopped Sophie (Review)

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Award Winner Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain by Cheryl Bardoe was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Betsy Bird.

Ohio Third Graders Inspired by Mathematician Sophie Germain

Ohio Third Graders Inspired by Mathematician Sophie Germain

Posted on Apr 3, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Mrs. Szudarek’s 3rd grade math class at Charles Eliot School of Personalized Learning in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District submitted their artwork inspired by 2019 Mathical Award Winner Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakeable Mathematician Sophie Germain. You can enjoy their work below!   Mrs. Szudarek says “Sophie Germain embodies the true spirit of growth mindset. […]

Committee Picks: Crash! Boom! A Math Tale (Review)

Committee Picks: Crash! Boom! A Math Tale (Review)

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Award Winner Crash! Boom! A Math Tale was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Dr. Herbert Ginsburg.

Infants, Toddlers, Young Children = Natural Mathematicians

Infants, Toddlers, Young Children = Natural Mathematicians

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

This blog post is submitted by Robie H. Harris, children’s book author of CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale, a 2019 Mathical award winner. Young children, even infants and toddlers, are natural mathematicians and scientists. When new infants gaze into faces of the people in their day-to day lives, they are already observers. When older infants want […]

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio on the 2019 Mathical Prize

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio on the 2019 Mathical Prize

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

On March 12, 2019, Mathical Book Prize selection committee co-chair Dr. Jordan Ellenberg (University of Wisconsin–Madison) and prize coordinator Kirsten Bohl (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute) were interviewed once again by Education Talk Radio Pre K-20. You can listen to the interview online! Listen: Education Talk Radio Pre K-20 on The Mathical Book Prize

2019 Mathical Prize Winners Announced

2019 Mathical Prize Winners Announced

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

Math + Literature = 2019 Mathical Book Awards for Ages 2-18 Berkeley, CA – March 7, 2019 — From the inspiring true stories of the Apollo 8 astronauts and a pioneering woman mathematician to tales of a middle school girl struck by lightning and a young elephant who loves to build towers of wooden bricks, […]

2019 Mathical Media Kit

2019 Mathical Media Kit

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in News, Press & Media, Resources | No Comments

The 2019 Mathical Media Kit is now available to spread the word about the winning prize titles! You can find the Mathical press release, sample promotional content for newsletters and social media (#mathicalbooks), and the complete 2015-2019 Mathical book list to print or share. Download a list of all Mathical winning titles, 2015-2019 (PDF) Download the […]