2015 Mathical Winner Tip Sheets for Parents and Educators

2015 Mathical Winner Tip Sheets for Parents and Educators

Posted on Oct 9, 2015 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and First Book have created free downloadable reading guides for each of the 2015 Mathical Book Prize award-winning titles: PreK: Have You Seen My Dragon (Steve Light) Grades K-2: One Big Pair of Underwear (Laura Gehl and Tom Lichtenheld) Grades 3-5: Really Big Numbers (Richard Evan Schwartz) Grades 6-8: Really Big Numbers  (Richard Evan Schwartz) Grades 9-12: Nearly Gone (Elle Cosimano) […]

Mathical Goes to the National Book Festival!

Mathical Goes to the National Book Festival!

Posted on Aug 11, 2015 in News | No Comments

Very young children and kids of all ages can experience math in new and surprising ways at the National Book Festival hosted by the Library of Congress on Saturday, September 5, in Washington, DC. Throughout the day at MSRI’s Mathical Station, authors of Mathical storybooks will meet and greet kids and their families. Young ones can […]

Curious George’s “Cousin” Loves Books about Math

Curious George’s “Cousin” Loves Books about Math

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in News | No Comments

Curious George is a perennial favorite among pre-K readers. But have you met George’s cousin, who loves math? As a child, Roger Strauch watched as his relatives, Margaret and Hans Rey, worked to write and illustrate the latest Curious George adventure. Strauch is now the CEO of The Roda Group, a Bay Area-based seed stage […]

Mathical Bookmark, Poster, One-Pager

Mathical Bookmark, Poster, One-Pager

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in News, Resources | No Comments

We hope you enjoy these resources about our winning titles!

#MathicalBooks Social Media Contest Starts April 28, 2015!

#MathicalBooks Social Media Contest Starts April 28, 2015!

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in News | No Comments

What is Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens? Books can be a fantastic way to get kids of all ages excited and interested in math. Now, there’s a new annual book prize, Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens, recognizing the most inspiring math-related fiction and nonfiction books for youth of all […]

Award Winners Announced

Award Winners Announced

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 in News | 2 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 17, 2015 — The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) announced today the inaugural winners of a new youth book prize, Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens honoring the most inspiring math-related fiction and nonfiction books. Mathical books help foster a love and curiosity for […]

Mathical Winners Announcement and Book Signing

Mathical Winners Announcement and Book Signing

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in News | No Comments

Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens debuts in Washington, DC next week: to announce the inaugural list of winning books, to be welcomed by the Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) at the White House, and to host a book signing with the winning authors. Winners Announcement Join the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute […]

Mathical Book Prize Launch

Mathical Book Prize Launch

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in News | One Comment

What if every young person grew up loving to spot patterns, play games, and solve puzzles? That might be a mathematician’s dream, and indeed that goal is now nearer at hand with the creation of the Mathical Book Prize. The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) are pleased to announce […]

Mathical Books to Reach Children in Need

Mathical Books to Reach Children in Need

Posted on Jan 1, 2015 in News | No Comments

Thanks to a partnership with nonprofit social enterprise First Book, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) announced today that at least 5,000 copies of winning Mathical books will be available exclusively to schools and programs serving children in need when the winners are announced in April 2015. “First Book […]