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ERIC Number: EJ606322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
Math Books as Literature: Which Ones Measure Up?
Austin, Patricia
New Advocate, v11 n2 p119-33 Spr 1998
Critiques the trend to publish trade books that incorporate mathematical concepts. Offers criteria for evaluating children's books with mathematical dimensions, arguing that they should provide a pleasurable and authentic literary experience and the opportunity to use math for authentic purposes. Highlights several books that are examples of good or poor literature that focus on math. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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