Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens debuts in Washington, DC next week: to announce the inaugural list of winning books, to be welcomed by the Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) at the White House, and to host a book signing with the winning authors.
Join the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) on Friday, April 17 at the Mt. Pleasant Library. At 10 a.m., MSRI and CBC will together announce the first-ever winners of the Mathical book prize. Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens celebrates the most inspiring math-related fiction and nonfiction books that bring to life the wonder of math in our everyday lives! Winners will be announced in five categories – Pre-K; K-2; 3-5; 6-8; and 9-12.
The next day, on Saturday the 18th, winners will sign their books at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center from 12:00 noon till 1:30 p.m. as part of the National Math Festival.
All Ages Welcome
Both the winners announcement and the book signing are free and open to the public. Contact email@example.com for more information.
The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library is located at 3160 16th St. NW. The winners announcement will take place on the second floor. The event is suitable for all ages, with an eye toward middle schoolers and above.
The Mathical Prize is a collaboration between the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) and is supported through the generosity of the Simons Foundation.