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Math/sci Younger: Liping Ma, Anno, G Is For Googol, More

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Math and Science (younger):


Set of three books: Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics by Liping Ma


"Both sides in the math wars claim Dr. Ma as their own. Districts have distributed her book to teachers. Its broad appeal offers some hope for common ground in math education...we will continue fights over whether children should be taught arithmetic rules or theory. What Dr. Ma shows is that we need both." -The New York Times


Paperback, first edition, new this cost $33.95. The second edition sells for $46.95. Back cover has crease; otherwise in very good condition with no writing.


Plus A Collection of Math Lessons from Grades 1 through 3 by Marilyn Burns


“Lessons in this book provide experiences with sorting, number, graphing, geometry, measurement, logical reasoning, probability, and functions.â€


Large paperback in good/very good condition with no marks inside. This now sells new for $28.95


Plus A Collection of Math Lessons from Grades 3 through 6 by Marilyn Burns


“Lessons in this book explore estimation, word problems, multiplication, fractions, patterns, statistics, probability, geometry, and measurement.â€


Large paperback in good or better condition with no marks inside; name and price sticker on front cover. This now sells new for $28.95. Asking for $20.00ppd for the set of three books.
Math book set:


Kumon Decimals and Fractions, Grade 4 (costs $7.95 new)


Mega-Fun Math Games: 70 Quick and Easy Games to Build Math Skills (Grades 2-5) by Michael Schiro


Math a la Mode by Beverly Armstrong, Grades 3-4, Multiplication & Division (The Learning Works), 24 activities


Math-a-Draw by Judith Parsons, Level III, Subtraction for High 2nd, 3rd, and Low 4th grade, 27 dot to dot math learning games (Fearon)


Winning Big in Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division by Fineman & Ricciardi, Grades 3-4 (Fearon) 40 Activities


Everything You Need to Know About Math Homework by Anne Zeman and Kate Kelly (4th to 6th grades)


All six are paperbacks; Kumon is in very good unused condition, Winning Big and Mega-Fun are well used, others are in good condition. Asking for $12.00ppd for the set of six books.
Set of two books: Anno's Math Games and Anno's Math Games II by Mitsumasa Anno


AMG is hardback, ex-library, cover shows wear but interior pages are in good condition.
AMG II is hardback, inscribed, cover wear but overall in good condition.


Asking $14.00ppd for these two books.
Set of three books ~ G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book by David Schwartz


"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?""


Hardback with very slight cover wear, overall in very good condition; new this sells for $16.99


Plus Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas


"A new treasure trove of stories that make mathematical ideas come to life with an unusual cast of characters. This book explores mathematical concepts and topics such as real numbers, exponents, dimensions, and geometry in both serious and humorous ways."


Paperback in good condition with no writing; new this now sells for $10.95


Plus The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure by Hans Enzensberger


From an Amazon review: "Young Robert's dreams have taken a decided turn for the weird. Instead of falling down holes and such, he's visiting a bizarre magical land of number tricks with the number devil as his host. Starting at one and adding zero and all the rest of the numbers, Robert and the number devil use giant furry calculators, piles of coconuts, and endlessly scrolling paper to introduce basic concepts of numeracy, from interesting number sequences to exponents to matrices. Author Hans Magnus Enzensberger's dry humor and sense of wonder will keep you and your kids entranced while you learn (shhh!) mathematical principles. Who could resist the little red guy who calls prime numbers "prima donnas," irrational numbers "unreasonable," and roots "rutabagas"?" Somewhat reminiscent of The Phantom Tollbooth.


Paperback, well loved but still useable, covers are quite worn, inscribed; interior pages are in good condition with no writing inside. New it now retails for $17.99. Asking for $17.00ppd for the set of three books.
A History of Science: A Literature Based Introduction to Scientific Principles and Their Discoveries by Rebecca Berg


For Primary/Intermediate students, comb bound paperback from Beautiful Feet. Four pages have writing and check marks in pencil otherwise in very good condition; now sells new for $13.95; asking for $7.00ppd.
Electricity: Science, Energy, and Inventions (Unit Study Adventures) by Amanda Bennett


"Topics of this study include: History of Electricity, Inventors and Scientists, Properties of Electricity,
Safety Concerns with Electricity, Electricity in Our Daily Lives, ...and much more!"


Paperback with slight cover wear but no marks inside, in good or better condition. Original price was $13.99; asking for $7.00ppd
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Prices include postage within the US only. These come from a non-smoking and no pet home. I would prefer to be paid by a money order (in which case I will ship immediately) but will also accept a personal check (in which case I will ship once your check clears). Sorry, but I do not take PayPal (though we can discuss PayPal paid gift cards if this is your only option). If you would like insurance, add an additional $2.05.


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