That's a Possibility! (Hardcover)

A Book About What Might Happen

By Bruce Goldstone

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805089981, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 4, 2013

List Price: 18.99*
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With colorful photographs and interactive examples, Bruce Goldstone introduces children to the ideas of something being possible, probable, or impossible. Each spread features an easy-to-understand scenario such as dice rolling, with questions about probable outcomes and simple explanations. In the vein of Great Estimations, this is a perfect book for getting across important math concepts in a fun way.

This title has Common Core connections.

About the Author

Bruce Goldstone is the author of several books, including Wonderful Winter, Awesome Autumn, I See a Pattern Here, That's a Possibility!, 100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days, Great Estimations, Greater Estimations and The Beastly Feast. He has worked in educational publishing for nearly twenty years. Growing up in Ohio, Bruce fell in love with reading and the magic of words, and even back then he knew he wanted to be a writer. Books have always been an important part of his life, from buying used paperbacks to his first job, shelving books as a library page. He now lives in New York City with a plethora of pets including one dog, three parakeets, and an aquarium.

Praise For That's a Possibility!: A Book About What Might Happen

“This book will be a boon to teachers working with these concepts, and it will attract browsers as well.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“Odds are, Goldstone's latest math title will provide readers with both the vocabulary and the practice to make them likely experts at determining probability. . . Certain to be popular with teachers, this is also certain to improve any child's understanding.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A more clever collection of 100 ideas is hard to imagine. A must-have for schools celebrating this special day.” —School Library Journal on 100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days

“With an appealing layout that lends itself equally well to browsing or curriculum support, this lively book would be an excellent addition.” —School Library Journal on Greater Estimations

“A model of how to do it right.” —The New York Times Book Review on Great Estimations