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The 100-Pound Problem (Math Matters)

Jennifer Dussling, Rebecca Thornburgh (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, Spanish (8/1/2006)


Discover Math Matters! With over 11 million books sold worldwide, this award-winning series of easy-to-read books will help young readers ages 5–8 approach math with enthusiasm. Great for fans of MathStart or Step into Reading Math.

How, in a boat that only holds 100 pounds, can a boy transport himself, a dog, and assorted gear that weigh much more than that? 

With engaging stories that connect math to kids’ everyday lives, each book in the Teachers’ Choice Award–winning Math Matters series focuses on a single concept and reinforces math vocabulary and skills. Bonus activities in the back of each book feature math and reading comprehension questions, and even more free activities online add to the fun! (Math topic: Weight).

Kane Press, 9781575650951, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2000

About the Author

Jennifer Dussling has written many children's books, including Dino Eggs, Slinky, Scaly Snakes, and One Little Flower Girl. She lives in Huntington, New York. Rebecca Thornburgh has illustrated numerous children’s books, including Jewel and the Unicorn (Grossett and Dunlap), Topsy-Turvey Magic (Grossett and Dunlap), The Story of Jesus (Candy Cane Press), and The Littlest Angel (Candy Cane Press). Rebecca lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two daughters.