Super Specs

Super Specs

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Overview

When the family takes a car trip to Super Funland amusement park, Molly is trapped in the backseat with her little brother, Eddie. She's soon fed up with his teasing about her new glasses, but Molly devises a plan. Using her skills of pattern recognition and prediction, Molly convinces Eddie that the glasses give her X-ray vision and by the time the trip is over, he's begging for a pair of his own. The book ends with a page on looking at series of numbers, recognizing the rules governing their patterns, and predicting the next ones in the series. The digitally enhanced artwork clearly shows the patterns, while illustrating the story with bold colors in a cartoonlike style. A good supplement to math units, this brightly illustrated paperback also offers a bit of moral support to the many children who wear glasses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575651453
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: Math Matters
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,210,155
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile: 500L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Laura Driscoll is a children’s book author and editor. She has written numerous published works for kids, including several easy-to-read books. She lives in Middletown, Connecticut, with her husband and two children. Barry Gott wrote and illustrated humorous greeting cards at American Greetings for several years before leaving to illustrate children’s books full-time from his attic studio in Cleveland, Ohio. He occasionally ventures into the outside world to visit schools and libraries. Barry's books include the Dino-Sports series, Holler Loudly by Cynthia Leitich Smith, and What DO Teachers Do (After YOU Leave School)? (Carolrhoda Books, 2006). Honk! Splat! Vroom! is Barry's first author-illustrated book. He has 1 wife, 2 kids, and 3 pets.

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