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?

HiddenFigures

Hidden Figures, Young Readers’ Edition
by Margot Lee Shetterly
Wednesday, February 22, 4:30 pm

Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.

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Cat

The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat
by Theoni Pappas
Wednesday, March 22, 4:30 pm

Penrose, a cat with a knack for math, takes you on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts from fractals to infinity.

Start reading now so that you can join the fun on Wednesday, March 22 at 4:30 pm, with pizza and ice cream to follow.

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Upcoming Tween Primes Selections

(Schedule subject to change)
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• Feb. 2017 Hidden Figures, Young Readers’ Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly
• Mar. 2017 The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
• Apr. 2017 Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child
• May 2017 Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang
Path & Portals by Gene Luen Yang
• Jun. 2017 Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce

Prior Tween Primes Selections

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