Mathical in the Media: DREME Network shares tips for “One Big Pair of Underwear”

Mathical in the Media: DREME Network shares tips for “One Big Pair of Underwear”

The DREME Network was created in 2014 to advance the field of early mathematics research and improve young children’s opportunities to develop math skills. The Network focuses on math from birth through age eight years, with an emphasis on the preschool years. Network members and affiliates collaborate to conduct basic and applied research and develop innovative […]

How to Find Good Math Storybooks & Read Them with Your Children

How to Find Good Math Storybooks & Read Them with Your Children

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in News, Resources | No Comments

At the 2017 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C., Mathical Book Prize selection committee member Dr. Herbert Ginsburg of Teachers College, Columbia University, spoke to parents and educators about how to find and read math storybooks with young children. You can watch Dr. Ginsburg’s talk below! Good math storybooks for young children have several essential […]

2016 Award Winning Titles – Reading Guides for Educators

2016 Award Winning Titles – Reading Guides for Educators

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

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 […]

Summer Reading with Mathical Books

Summer Reading with Mathical Books

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

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 […]

2016 Mathical Publishers & Press Kit

2016 Mathical Publishers & Press Kit

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016 in News, Press & Media, Resources | No Comments

The 2016 Mathical Press 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 a color flier to print.

2015 Mathical Winner Reading Guides for Parents and Educators

2015 Mathical Winner Reading Guides for Parents and Educators

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) […]

Mathical Bookmark, Poster, One-Pager

Mathical Bookmark, Poster, One-Pager

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in News, Resources | No Comments

We hope you enjoy these resources about our winning titles!