Discover Math Matters! With over 15 million books sold worldwide, this award-winning series of easy-to-read books will help young readers ages 5–8 approach math with enthusiasm. Great for fans of MathStart or Step into Reading Math.
Thea wants one thing: to be a clever and daring detective like Samantha Sharp, the hero of her favorite books. So when the fish bowl goes missing during math class, Thea is ready to make her mark!
With engaging stories that connect math to kids’ everyday lives, each book in the Teachers’ Choice Award–winning Math Matters series focuses on a single concept and reinforces math vocabulary and skills. Bonus activities in the back of each book feature math and reading comprehension questions, and even more free activities online add to the fun! (Math topic: Venn Diagrams).
When Lisa Harkrader was in third grade, she wanted to be a writer, an artist, and a spy. Today she's a writer and artist who lives with her family in Kansas. She still wants to be a spy. Cary Pillo grew up on a farm near the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. Surrounded by animals, she began drawing at an early age. Cary received her fine arts degree from Washington State University and has been an illustrator for some fifteen years. She is the illustrator of several children's books. She lives in Seattle with her husband and son, and their dog Rocket.