What Is Math?

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Regular Price $22.99 CAD

Regular Price $17.99

Regular Price $22.99 CAD

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Jul 26, 2022

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40 Pages




A lively celebration of math and all the ways it applies to everyday life.

What is math? So many things! Counting and calendars, weights and fractions, shapes and distances, charting and graphing. Math is the way we measure and code our world, from seasons to clocks, recipes, classrooms, and beyond. Math is all around us!

This rousing read aloud offers an engaging and accessible introduction to math—perfect for sparking an early interest in STEM subjects for young children.

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Praise for What is Math?:
An NSTA-CBC 2023 Best STEM Book of the Year?
An Amazon Best Book of the Month ?

"Jaunty rhymes introduce readers to many different answers to the titular question, the illustrations showing an array of children, diverse in terms of race and ability, exploring their world, attending school, and interacting with friends....A great way to show even the math-averse or math-phobic the many ways that math is hiding in their everyday lives. A solid definition of math that shows its ubiquity."—Kirkus
"The concepts of counting, adding, subtracting, comparing, and sorting are included in addition to lessons on weight, calendars, time, shapes, patterns, graphs, and charts. Young readers will enjoy spotting how a black cat and white dog enhance both the merriment and math concepts in each scene…A delightful first look at STEM."—School Library Journal

Praise for What Is Science?:

Finalist for the AAAS Subaru Best Science Book and Film Prize
A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

"Young readers will relish the whirlwind tour that encompasses stars, planets, rocks, soil, sea and sky, hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes and snow. The bright, bold illustrations will cause children to reach for the book on their own."

Science Magazine

"With its large illustrations, simple text, and important concepts, this title will be enjoyed by newly independent readers, or will ignite excitement in a group. A unique look at the topic."

School Library Journal
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