Summer Reading: From Mathical Author Kate Narita

Summer Reading: From Mathical Author Kate Narita

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

We enjoyed spotting fourth grade teacher Kate Narita, author of Mathical Honor Book 100 Bugs! A Counting Book, as she explores more than a dozen Mathical titles as part of her summer reading practice.

Educators Recommend Five Mathical Titles: First Opinions, Second Reactions 

Educators Recommend Five Mathical Titles: First Opinions, Second Reactions 

Math teachers, math educators, and other experts in children’s literature take on five Mathical titles for young readers in the May 2019 issue of the open-access online journal First Opinions, Second Reactions (FOSR). A publication of the Purdue University College of Education, FOSR actively seeks the opinions of experts in children’s literature who teach at the college level, work […]

Committee Picks: Press Here (Review)

Committee Picks: Press Here (Review)

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Honor Book Press Here by Hervé Tullet was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Dr. Herbert Ginsburg.

Committee Picks: Binti (Review)

Committee Picks: Binti (Review)

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2019 Mathical Honor Book Binti by Nnedi Okorafor was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Betsy Bird.

Second Graders Create Video Reviews of 2019 Mathical Books

Second Graders Create Video Reviews of 2019 Mathical Books

Posted by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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.