Marvels of Math
Historical stories about significant moments in the development of western math. Libraries Unlimited,1998.
Grades 4-10. 173 Pages. $23.50
"Haven's background as a professional storyteller and scientist lends to the mastery of the tales he weaves. The stories are exciting and will appeal to the curiosity of middle school students. Each chapter presents an intriguing tale of mathematical innovation. This would be a good book to read aloud or to introduce mathematical concepts. Highly Recommended."
"The author presents middle school teachers and students with stories that connect mathematics to real people whose speech and related events bring mathematics to life. This book should be included in any middle school library."
-Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School