Tag Archives: Sue VanHattum

Top Ten Fun Math Books by Sue VanHattum

If you haven’t already seen some of these, you may have trouble imagining a fun math book. Get ready to expand your mind. In order by the age and sophistication of the readers who’d enjoy them, here are ten of my favorites … Quack and Count, by Keith Baker (ages 2 to 7) This is […]

Retro Review: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

I first discovered Carry On, Mr. Bowditch (by Jean Lee Latham, 1955) while on the Living Math Forum. While I enjoyed the math in the story, I was more touched by Nathaniel Bowditch as a teacher. He was fierce in his opinions, but that included a fierce belief that any of the sailors he worked […]