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?
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.
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.
Upcoming Tween Primes Selections
Cozy up to good reads from MoMath’s book clubs this winter, and take advantage of the great savings when you purchase the next six titles (January through June) as a bundle.
|• 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||—||The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan|
|• 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