Has your child in Redwood City ever asked about math as a subject? If so, you should go to the Redwood City Public Library and look for some great books to support this interest! Go Figure! A Totally Cool Book About Numbers is just that, a totally cool book about numbers that you can read right here in Redwood City! This book of math facts by Johnny Ball illustrates the importance of numbers in every-day life. The book contains fascinating math related facts with handy tricks scattered throughout the book. There are questions and quizzes mixed into the book which will allow your child to practice the knowledge they learned in the book. Answers to these questions are in the back of the book so your child can check their answers. Beginning with the history of math, the book covers an array of topics. The content covered in Go Figure! A Totally Cool Book About Numbers include: the origins of math, how math was used when it first originated, magic numbers, shapes, logic, and interesting math facts. While this book will not teach your child very many mathematical skills, it will teach your child a lot about mathematics as a subject. I recommend this book for children in the Redwood City and Menlo Park area who are very curious, love learning, and enjoy mathematics. Redwood City schools will be surprised by your child’s knowledge and appreciation of math.
For more problems and information about math and book recommendations, check out Palo Alto – Menlo Park Mathnasium’s website.