2016 Award Winning Titles – Tip Sheets for Educators

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

MSRI and First Book are pleased to announce the creation of two new tip sheets, for 2016 winning titles! These sheets are designed for educators, parents, after-school caregivers, and others who read books with children. Each tip sheet includes discussion and activity prompts, written for adults without professional mathematics training. Enjoy, and let us know […]

Summer Reading with Mathical Books

Summer Reading with Mathical Books

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

School is out and summer has begun! While math textbooks may be left in the classroom, the summer months are the perfect chance to explore with Mathical Books! With Mathical award winners and honor books, there’s something for every reader —  from graphic novels and thrillers for teens to picture books and beloved classics. Bring math stories […]

2015 Mathical Winner Tip Sheets for Parents and Educators

2015 Mathical Winner Tip Sheets for Parents and Educators

Posted by 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) […]