New Mathical Collection Development Awards with School Library Journal

New Mathical Collection Development Awards with School Library Journal

Posted by on Jan 28, 2020 in News, Resources | No Comments

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and School Library Journal are delighted to announce a new award which provides grants to Title I schools to purchase Mathical Book Prize award-winning titles.

Mathical Authors Join Math Teachers at NCTM Centennial in April 2020

Mathical Authors Join Math Teachers at NCTM Centennial in April 2020

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in Events, Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Eight Mathical authors will join hundreds of K-12 math teachers at the upcoming centennial conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), April 1-4, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

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.