Join a free Mathical Books Webinar in September 2021

Join a free Mathical Books Webinar in September 2021

Posted on Jul 16, 2021 in Events, News | No Comments

  Presented by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and School Library Journal Tuesday, September 21, 20213:00 PM US Eastern Time (12:00 PM Pacific Time)Learn more and register online Connecting with kids’ interests and showing how math is woven into every aspect of the world around us is at the heart of the Mathical Book […]

It’s a Numberful World: Youth Review

It’s a Numberful World: Youth Review

Posted on Jun 29, 2021 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2021 Mathical Honor Book It’s a Numberful World by Eddie Woo was submitted by California high school student Madeleine de Belloy.

David Blackwell and the Deadliest Duel: Youth Review

David Blackwell and the Deadliest Duel: Youth Review

Posted on Jun 14, 2021 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2021 Mathical Honor Book David Blackwell and the Deadliest Duel by Robert Black was submitted by California high school student Madeleine de Belloy.

2021 Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Award Winners

2021 Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Award Winners

Posted on Apr 16, 2021 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

MSRI and School Library Journal Select 25 School Libraries to Receive Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards 25 Title I school libraries to receive grants to purchase $700 in Mathical Prize-winning books

Mathical Author Readings at the 2021 National Math Festival

Mathical Author Readings at the 2021 National Math Festival

Posted on Apr 14, 2021 in Events, Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Mathical Book Prize winners Brittney Morris (Slay) and Seth Fishman (A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars) will read from their work at the 2021 National Math Festival NMF Live Online Weekend, taking place April 16-18, 2021. The National Math Festival brings together youth and adults of all ages to celebrate, explore, and enjoy math in new and exciting ways. Adults and […]

NCTE Blog Post: STEAM Learning Inspired by a Life Story

NCTE Blog Post: STEAM Learning Inspired by a Life Story

Posted on Feb 17, 2021 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

NCTE member and middle school language arts teacher Yolanda Gonzalez shares her reflections about the relevance of math biographies in the English lit classroom in a new blog post, “Steam Learning Inspired by a Life Story” on the NCTE website. This blog post is produced as part of the 2020-2021 National Math Festival. The Festival includes […]

Event Video: 2021 Mathical Book Prize Announcement & Author Readings

Event Video: 2021 Mathical Book Prize Announcement & Author Readings

Posted on Feb 10, 2021 in Events, News, Press & Media | No Comments

The Mathical Book Prize is awarded to literary fiction and nonfiction titles written for youth ages 2-18. The aim of the prize is to inspire a love of math in the world around us. On February 9, 2021, Mathical book lovers of all ages gathered for this year’s awards announcement online, where all five of our 2021 Mathical […]

2021 Mathical Winners Announced

2021 Mathical Winners Announced

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 in Featured Titles, News, Press & Media | No Comments

2021 Mathical Book Award Winners for Ages 2-18 Berkeley, CA – February 9, 2021 — Are arguments about who got the bigger snack portion, or toys (not kids, of course) that just aren’t ready for bed yet a regular feature in your family life? Or perhaps the tweens and teens around you would prefer to curl […]

Mathical 2021 Media Kit

Mathical 2021 Media Kit

Posted on Feb 8, 2021 in News, Press & Media, Resources | No Comments

As always, 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. 2021 Mathical Winners Media Kit Download the 2021 Mathical Prize Press Release (February 9, 2021, download PDF or view online) Download all 2021 Mathical Prize […]

NCTM Webinar Spotlights Five Mathical Titles

NCTM Webinar Spotlights Five Mathical Titles

Posted on Feb 5, 2021 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

We enjoyed this free webinar for teachers and the public hosted by Latrenda Knighten and Trena Wilkerson of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) on using children’s literature to make real-world mathematics connections. Learn more and view the recording below!