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Sluggers' Car Wash Paperback – Illustrated, Aug. 20 2002
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“Kids, young and old, fall in love with math when they see how real-life and effortless it becomes thanks to these books.” —Kimberly D. Mueller, Ed.D., First Grade Teacher, Ashbrook School, Lumberton NJ
Sluggers' Car Wash is perfect for teaching dollars and cents to second, third, and fourth graders. The 21st Street Sluggers' T-shirts are worn-out and dirty. They need new ones, but they have no money. How can they raise some cash, and fast? By having a car wash!
Kids will love the story and the funny illustrations by Barney Saltzberg. Parents and other educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding comparisons a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works! The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives!
Math skills are life skills, and the MathStart series supports success!
- This award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy teaches math through stories and visual models
- 63 books divided into three levels with 21 books in each
- Fun activities kids will love are included to help parents and teachers emphasize the lessons
- Engaging and relatable stories, with each story revolving around practical applications of the math concept presented
- Lively art from top-notch illustrators
- Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension
MathStart's unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.
The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.
Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!
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Sluggerscar Wash (LEVEL 3: Dollars and Cents)
The 21st Street Sluggerst-shirts are worn-out and dirty. They need new ones, but they have no money. How can they raise some cash, and fast? By having a car wash! Learning to count money and make change are important real-life math skills桵t teamwork is the most valuable player in this sports story.
About the Author
Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.
Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.
Barney Saltzberg is a singer/songwriter and children’s book author/illustrator. His books include Animal Kisses, Hip and Hop’s -- The Problem with Pumpkins, Mrs. Morgan’s Lawn, and The Soccer Mom From Outer Space. His songs have been performed on the hit television show Arthur.
- Publisher : HarperCollins; Illustrated edition (Aug. 20 2002)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 40 pages
- ISBN-10 : 006446248X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0064462488
- Item weight : 454 g
- Dimensions : 24.92 x 0.23 x 20.32 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #576,269 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #1,150 in Children's Early Learning Books on Numbers & Counting
- #1,201 in Children's Books on Money & Saving
- #1,434 in Children's Books on Math
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