Girls Get Curves

Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452298743
  • 432  Pages
  • Plume
  • Teen

Overview

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular “Dancing With The Stars” contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in… Geometry!

Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes – with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally “get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside you’ll find:

·        Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests

·        Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions

·        Totally relatable real-world examples

·        True stories from Danica’s own life as an actress and math student

·        A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs!

 

With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!
Girls Get Curves

Girls Get Curves

Danica McKellar

Praise

“Danica McKellar is a great teacher! She’s warm and funny, and best of all, she explains algebra so clearly. My wife and I immediately ordered her books [for] our daughters.”—Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell University
– Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell

“In my 20+ years as a math teacher, rarely have I seen a book that makes mathematics so clear and fun! I highly recommend Danica McKellar’s new book, Hot X: Algebra Exposed for perplexed students and puzzled algebra teachers looking for a way to engage today’s students with fresh, entertaining lesson plans.” 

– Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association
“Hot X: Algebra Exposed is a must-have for any teen or tween girl who feels nervous about Algebra class." -Washington Post
Washington Post

NEWSROOM

4/3/14

Dancia McKellar wows judges and TV viewers on Dancing with the Stars. Plume’s Danica McKellar, author of multiple books for Hudson Street Press and Plume, including Math Doesn’t Suck (Hudson… Read more >

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