Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805074468, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 22, 2006
How many jelly beans are on this book's cover? Don't count estimate
If someone handed you a big bowl of jelly beans, how would you figure out how many there are? You could count them, one by one or you could estimate. Do you see more than five jelly beans? Less than a million?
This unique book will show you how to train your eyes and your mind to make really great estimations by making estimating into a game. Jelly beans are just the beginning
"Great Estimations" is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
"A model of how to do it right."
--New York Times Book Review
"A must-have resource for school libraries."
"Goldstone adds another winner to the growing canon of titles that make learning math concepts both fun and interesting."
--School Library Journal
"With jaw-dropping color photos . . . this book lends itself equally well to skill building and to casual reading."