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The Everything Kids’ Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activities

The Everything Kids' Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activities for Hours of Fun (Everything Kids Series)

For: Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Mathematics
Rating: 4.5 stars (5 reviewers)
Price: $7.95
Page: 135 PAGES
By: Meg Clemens, Sean Clemens, Glenn Clemens

This book is full of fun activities such as decoding Roman numbers and magic squares. Whether it is for home, or for the road, this book will keep children between 9 to 12 years of age entertained and busy. For 7.95$ and over 100 pages, what more can you ask for.  If you and your child liked this book, don’t miss on the other The Everything For Kids series, they are fun, interesting and educational.

Who knew that math could be so cool? Crammed with games, puzzles, and trivia, The Everything® Kids’ Math Puzzles Book puts the fun back into playing with numbers! Inside, you’ll be able to: ·Decode hidden messages using Roman numerals ·Connect the dots using simple addition and subtraction ·Learn to create magic number squares ·Use division to answer musical riddles ·Match the profession to numerical license plates If you have any fear of math—or are just tir (more…)

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (James H. Silberman Books)
For: Age 15 to adults
Subject: Human biology, psychology
Rating: 4.5 stars (158 reviews)
Price: $16.00
Page: 448 pages
By: Norman Doidge

From Publishers Weekly
For years the doctrine of neuroscientists has been that the brain is a machine: break a part and you lose that function permanently. But more and more evidence is turning up to show that the brain can rewire itself, even in the face of catastrophic trauma: essentially, the functions of the brain can be strengthened just like a weak muscle. Scientists have taught a woman with damaged inner ears, who for five years had had “a sense of perpetual falling,” to rega (more…)