Another Counting Book—That’s What Tiny Kids Need, Right?

Another Counting Book—That’s What Tiny Kids Need, Right?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in News, Trends & Tropes | No Comments

In Trends & Tropes we invite the Mathical community to share reflections on common themes in kids’ and teens’ math fiction (and literary nonfiction too, for that matter). Much as the Mathical Selection Committee seeks to blaze a new, much broader public understanding and enjoyment of math, we also seek to break or broaden stereotypes about different ways […]

Mathy Protagonists: Geniuses, “Freaks”, or Just Plain Kids?

Mathy Protagonists: Geniuses, “Freaks”, or Just Plain Kids?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in News, Trends & Tropes | No Comments

In Trends & Tropes we invite the Mathical community to share reflections on common themes in kids’ and teens’ math fiction (and literary nonfiction too, for that matter). Much as the Mathical Selection Committee seeks to blaze a new, much broader public understanding and enjoyment of math, we also seek to break or broaden stereotypes about […]

2020 Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Award Winners

2020 Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Award Winners

Posted by on Apr 27, 2020 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

MSRI and School Library Journal Announce Winning Schools in 2020 Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards 25 Title I school libraries to receive grants to purchase $700 in Mathical Prize-winning books New York, NY – April 27, 2020 – Winners of the Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards were announced today. Twenty-five libraries in K–12 […]

Ohio Second Graders Review Mathical Award Winner “Pigeon Math” by Asia Citro

Ohio Second Graders Review Mathical Award Winner “Pigeon Math” by Asia Citro

Posted by on Apr 10, 2020 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Thank you to teacher and Mathical Selection Committee member Fran Wilson’s 2nd grade students at Madeira City Schools in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio for the lovely book reviews of 2020 Mathical Award Winner Pigeon Math by Asia Citro, with illustrations by Richard Watson. You can find more from Fran and her students on Twitter @mrswilsons2nd.

Committee Picks: Count on Me (Review)

Committee Picks: Count on Me (Review)

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2020 Mathical Honor Book Count On Me by Miguel Tanco was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Betsy Bird.

Committee Picks: Solving for M (Review)

Committee Picks: Solving for M (Review)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2020 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2020 Mathical Award Winner Solving for M by Jennifer Swender was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Mike Shaughnessy.

Mathical 2020 Media Kit

Mathical 2020 Media Kit

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020 in News, Press & Media, Resources | No Comments

We appreciate your help spreading the word about the Mathical Book Prize to parents, librarians, educators, and literature-lovers of all ages. Below you will find some tools to do that more easily. Thank you! 2020 Mathical Winners Media Kit Download the 2020 Mathical Prize Press Release (March 12, 2020, PDF or view online) Download all 2020 Mathical Prize book […]

2020 Mathical Winners Announced

2020 Mathical Winners Announced

2020 Mathical Book Award Winners for Ages 2-18 Berkeley, CA – March 12, 2020 — From online gaming to middle school math journaling, from pigeons on a wire to chickens in a coop, this year’s Mathical Book Prize winners offer young people unique ways to explore mathematical ideas in the world around them.

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. Update (March 13, 2020): Due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, we regret to announce that the NCTM Centennial Annual Meeting & Exposition and all Mathical […]