Mathematickles!

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Simon and Schuster, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
Follow a girl and her cat as they walk through the seasons, and note the mathematical concepts illustrated around them.

This unique collection of math-poems addresses the principles of addition, subtraction, division, simple graphs, and more!

Look around and jump into the world of Mathematickles!
 

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User Review  - victoria-hill - LibraryThing

Use this book with many grades to encourage freedom of expression in poetry. Students of all ages may choose to explore poetry in non-traditional forms such as those shown in this book, or to create ... Read full review

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Mathematickles! (rhymes with pickles) is filled with poems that could be called math haiku. Words take the place of numbers in all sorts of math problems. This book would be a great book to bridge the gap between reading, writing and math. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
11
Section 3
23
Section 4
36
Section 5
44
Section 6
53
Section 7
58
Section 8
60
Section 16
109
Section 17
113
Section 18
120
Section 19
132
Section 20
137
Section 21
141
Section 22
153
Section 23
158

Section 9
61
Section 10
63
Section 11
73
Section 12
78
Section 13
83
Section 14
90
Section 15
97
Section 24
169
Section 25
176
Section 26
184
Section 27
190
Section 28
202
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Betsy Franco is the author of numerous books for children, including Counting Our Way to the 100th Day! and Mathematickles!, both illustrated by Steven Salerno; and Birdsongs, illustrated by Steve Jenkins. She and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. They have three sons -- two actors and a sculptor. Visit Betsy's website at www.betsyfranco.com.

Steven Salerno lives in New York City, where he is an illustrator for magazines and advertising as well as children's books, including The Dirty Little Boy by Margaret Wise Brown.

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