Thank you to Ms. Ginger Kresak’s third grade class from Charles Eliot School in Cleveland Metropolitan Schools for their book reports on 2018 Mathical award winner A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman. We hope you enjoy their take on this book as much as we do!
Math + Literature = 2018 Mathical Book Awards for Ages 2-18 Berkeley, CA – February 22, 2018 — What do a sneaky baby, a smelly room full of sheep, alpacas, llamas, and yaks, and a hundred billion trillion stars have in common? They are all Mathical Award Winners – or more accurately put, they are the subjects […]
Mathical award-winning books are chosen by the Mathical selection committee’s panel of librarians, teachers, mathematicians, early childhood experts, and others. A Mathical panelist since 2015, librarian Betsy Bird joins us to share some of the panel’s favorite Mathical titles for readers ages 8-18. Thousand upon thousands of children’s books are published every year, but of these only a […]
MSRI and First Book are pleased to announce the creation of two new reading guides, for 2016 winning titles! These guides are designed for educators, parents, after-school caregivers, and others who read books with children. Each reading guide includes discussion and activity prompts, written for adults without professional mathematics training. Enjoy, and let us know […]
School is out and summer has begun! While math textbooks may be left in the classroom, the summer months are the perfect chance to explore with Mathical Books! With Mathical award winners and honor books, there’s something for every reader — from graphic novels and thrillers for teens to picture books and beloved classics. Bring math stories […]
The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and First Book have created free downloadable reading guides for each of the 2015 Mathical Book Prize award-winning titles: PreK: Have You Seen My Dragon (Steve Light) Grades K-2: One Big Pair of Underwear (Laura Gehl and Tom Lichtenheld) Grades 3-5: Really Big Numbers (Richard Evan Schwartz) Grades 6-8: Really Big Numbers (Richard Evan Schwartz) Grades 9-12: Nearly Gone (Elle Cosimano) […]