July 8, 2018 | Michelle
Do you love math? If you are like many people, I am sure the resounding answer is, "NO!" However, hopefully these fun titles will change your mind and bring some fun into your mathematical world.
"In this twist on the classic tale, Cinderella and her less-famous twin sister Tinderella leave splitting everything in half behind when each finds her own Prince Charming (with a little magical help from their fairy god-mother)"--.
When the queen of the bugs demands that her army march in even lines, Private Joe divides the marchers into more and more lines so that he will not be left out of the parade.
"There are only three cookies and four hungry friends to share them with. This is not good. This is not equal!"--.
When a copy of the final math test is stolen and the local animal shelter is in danger of closing, the Crimebiters family jump into action with a new member, Daisy's kitten Purrkins.
Charlie and Lola choose a single treat at the store, count ladybugs, note the lateness of the time, and are introduced to other simple math concepts.
"With a little imagination and some inspiration from their friend the opossum (now named Morty, short for rigor mortis), Ella and her classmates come up with a project that gets them excited about math and they might even have a chance to win at the Math Fair!"--.
Max and his brothers drive to Shapeville and Count Town searching for problems, and are able to use their skills in arithmetic and sleuthing to help get things ready for a rocket launch.
Examines the ways in which mathematics has been used in warfare, from navigation, mapping, and ballistics to the use and breaking of codes and cyphers, especially the World War II Engima system, logistics, and record-keeping.