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G Is For GoogolA Maths Alphabet Book - David M. Schwartz

G Is For GoogolA Maths Alphabet Book

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1998
ISBN: 9781883672584
Number Of Pages: 56
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old

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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)

About the Author

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.

Industry Reviews

The Children's Book Council's "Not Just for Children Anymore!" 2002 selection. 1999 ALA Notable Children's Book 1999 ABC Choices Award 1999 Children's Bookseller's Choice 1998 Smithsonian Notable Book for Children "An enchanting alphabet book that will make its audience laught out loud....A terrific title to instruct and entertain." School Library Journal, Starred Review

"An asset to anyone who wants to make science fun." - starred review Library Talk magazine

"Will appeal to curious readers . . . who like to laugh while learning." - Sacramento Bee

"A primer [that] excels at explaining the concepts that science textbooks often make incomprehensible." - San Diego Union-Tribune

"Fun, fascinating, and appealing to math mavens and math phobics alike." - Creative Classroom magazine

A is for Abacusp. 5
B is for Binaryp. 6
C is for Cubitp. 8
D is for Diamondp. 10
E is for Equilateralp. 11
E is also for Exponentp. 12
F is for Fibonaccip. 14
G is for Googolp. 16
G is also for Googolplexp. 17
H is for Hundredp. 18
I is for "If"p. 19
J is for Jupiterp. 20
K is for Konigsbergp. 22
L is for Light-Yearp. 24
M is for Mobius Stripp. 26
N is for Naturep. 28
O is for Obtusep. 30
P is for Probabilityp. 32
Q is for Quantity--and Qualityp. 36
R is for Rhombicosidodecahedronp. 37
S is for Symmetryp. 39
T is for Tessellatep. 41
U is for Unitp. 43
V is for Venn Diagramp. 44
W is for "When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?"p. 48
X is for xp. 50
Y is for y-axisp. 52
Z is for Zillionp. 54
Glossaryp. 55
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ISBN: 9781883672584
ISBN-10: 1883672589
Audience: General
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 1st September 1998
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 21.8  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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