G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

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Tricyle Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 57 pages
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B is for Binary, F is for Fibonacci, P is for Probability... even a small sample begins to give you the idea that this is a math book unlike any other. Ranging freely from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, this smorgasbord of math concepts and trivia makes a perfect classroom companion or gift book for the budding young mathematician at home. Even the most reluctant math student will be drawn in by the author's trademark wit, Marissa Moss's quirky illustrations and funny captions, and the answers revealed in W is for " When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?" Download the G is for Googol Teacher's Guide(300K)

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Review: G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

User Review  - Kelly Tisdale - Goodreads

This is a great book for introducing, teaching, and furthering your learning in the subject of math. Each page uses a letter of the Alphabet to tie into a word in the mathematics department. Some of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kayla - Goodreads

This book was a fantastic read. I was amazed by the authors ability to intertwine math and literacy. I think this book would be a very beneficial read for my students. Even if they have read this book ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

DAVID SCHWARTZ is the author of 50 children's books, including G IS FOR GOOGOL and Q IS FOR QUARK. He is a frequent guest speaker at schools in the US abroad. He lives with his wife-and co-author-YAEL SCHY in Oakland, California.
Marissa Moss was an honors math student and the only girl on her school math team. She is the creator of the Amelia's Notebook Series, RACHEL'S JOURNAL, and REGINA'S BIG MISTAKE, among others. She lives in Berkeley, CA.

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