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Circles : Fun Ideas for Getting A-Round in Math , by Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Bill Slavin (Illustrator)


Mathematics comes alive with Circles, a comic, full-color activity book. By playing with a flying disk, a geodesic dome, psychedelic designs, and more, kids teach themselves such concepts as pi, ellipses, and parabolas. Circles reveals the geometry of life in mazes, magic, pinwheels, pickles, and more. Full color. [synopsis, amazon.com]
Cool Math : Math Tricks, Amazing Math Activities, Cool Calculations, Awesome Math Factoids , and More , by Christy Maganzini, Ruta Daugavietis


Cool Math is the ultimate exploration of numbers for kids. Packed with codes, games, quizzes, hands-on activities, and awesome, mind-bending facts, Cool Math proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that math is anything but boring. [synopsis, amazon.com]
The Joy of Pi , by David Blatner

No number has captured the attention and imagination of number fanatics and nerds throughout the ages as much as "pi"--the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. The Joy of Pi offers a rare treat for those number fetishists, telling the story of pi and man's fascination with it, from Archimedes to da Vinci to the modern-day Chudnovsky brothers. [synopsis, amazon.com]
The Art of Shapes : For Children and Adults , by Margaret Steele, Cindy Estes


Men of Mathematics , by Eric Temple Bell

The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry , by David Wells, John Sharp (Illustrator)

Aha! Gotcha : Paradoxes to Puzzle and Delight , by Martin Gardner

Beyond the Third Dimension : Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Higher Dimensions , by Thomas F. Banchoff

Connections : The Geometric Bridge Between Art and Science , by Jay Kappraff

The Divine Proportion : A Study in Mathematical Beauty , by H. E. Huntley

The Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Numbers , by R. A. Dunlap

Episodes in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Euclidean Geometry , by Ross Honsberger

Mathematical Recreations and Essays , by W. W. Rouse Ball, H. S. M. Mharold S. Coxeter



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