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Math Potatoes: Mind-stretching Brain Food



Last updated Friday, August 23, 2019

Author: Greg Tang
Illustrator: Harry Briggs
Date of Publication: 2005
ISBN: 9780439443906
Grade Level: 3rd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Sep. 2019

Synopsis: Greg Tang is back with his bestselling approach to addition and subtraction: problem solving. By solving challenges that encourage kids to "group" numbers rather than memorize formulas, even the most reluctant math learners are inspired to see math in a whole new way! Math Potatoes is full of Tang and Briggs' trademark humor, wit, and extraordinary creativity.

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