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 […]
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 […]
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!
Grant for Title I School Libraries School Library Journal (SLJ) and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) are pleased to announce a new round of funding available to libraries in qualifying K–12 schools. Now in its second year, the Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards offer grants to Title I schools to purchase literary fiction and nonfiction books that inspire a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This blog post is submitted by Robie H. Harris, children’s book author of CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale, a 2019 Mathical award winner. Young children, even infants and toddlers, are natural mathematicians and scientists. When new infants gaze into faces of the people in their day-to day lives, they are already observers. When older infants want […]
The 2019 Mathical Media 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 the complete 2015-2019 Mathical book list to print or share. Download a list of all Mathical winning titles, 2015-2019 (PDF) Download the […]