Mathical Author Readings at the 2021 National Math Festival

Mathical Author Readings at the 2021 National Math Festival

Posted by 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 by 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 […]

2021 Mathical Winners Announced

2021 Mathical Winners Announced

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 […]

NCTM Webinar Spotlights Five Mathical Titles

NCTM Webinar Spotlights Five Mathical Titles

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!

NCTE: What the Mathical Book Prize Offers to Young Readers and Writers

NCTE: What the Mathical Book Prize Offers to Young Readers and Writers

On January 29, 2021, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Past President Franki Sibberson shared a blog post with NCTE members highlighting two 2020 Mathical award-winning picture books, One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller by Kate Read, and Pigeon Math by Asia Citro. Read: What the Mathical Book Prize Offers to Young Readers and Writers (NCTE […]

2021 National Math Festival: Mathical Author Events

2021 National Math Festival: Mathical Author Events

We’re delighted that so many Mathical fans of all ages joined us December 9-10, 2020 for the first online events of the 2021 National Math Festival, featuring live Mathical author readings and special guests. These recording are available to watch through December 2020. (Check them out before the new year begins!) We’ve also compiled a […]

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.

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.