Tween Primes

MoMath brings its popular Volumes book club to a younger audience. Like to read? Like math or wish you did? Come to Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for Tweens and Teens (ages 10-15). Pizza, ice cream, and good math reads: What better way to spend an evening?

Numbed

Numbed!
by David Lubar
Thursday, July 13, 4:30 pm

When Logan’s class takes a trip to a math museum, his mischievous friend Benedict is sure it will be a boring day—until he discovers a robot and its creator in an off-limits area. The robot proves feisty, and soon both boys get zapped. They realize only later that they’d left the museum without their math skills. To get back the knowledge they need for school—not to mention buying food at the mall, divvying up dinner at home, and much more—they’ll have to get back to the museum and pass a series of math challenges. Being “numbed” will teach Logan and Benedict just how useful, and even fun, math can be.

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Prior Tween Primes Selections

Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce
Secret Coders and Secret Coders: Paths & Portals by by Gene Luen Yang
Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child
The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
Hidden Figures, Young Readers’ Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes by Lauren Child
The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
The Prince of Mathematics: Carl Friedrich Gauss by M. B. W. Tent