Random House New Releases - Mathematics - Arithmetichttp://www.randomhouse.com/category/www.randomhouse.com2006-03-13T11:23:00-05:00Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree by Shino Ariharawww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780385374538"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780385374538" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780385374538">Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=67982">Betsy Franco</a><br> <b>Illustrated by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=105212">Shino Arihara</a></h3><b>eBook</b>, 30 pages | Tricycle Press | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$10.99</b> | 978-0-385-37453-8 (0-385-37453-4)<p>It's easy to count three of something-- just add them up. But how do you count zero, a number that is best defined by what it's not?<br><br>Can you see it?<br>Can you hear it?<br>Can you <i>feel</i> it?<br><br>This important math concept is beautifully explored in a way that will inspire children to find zero everywhere--from the branches of a tree by day to the vast, starry sky by night.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803853745382013-04-24T00:30:00-05:00Third Grade Math Flashcards by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945495"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780307945495" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945495">Third Grade Math Flashcards</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Non-traditional book</b>, 240 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic; Mathematics - Study & Teaching; Juvenile Nonfiction - Mathematics | <b>$11.99</b> | 978-0-307-94549-5 (0-307-94549-9)<p>These brand new flashcards provide plenty of practice with problem solving and key math concepts and are designed to help children catch up, keep up, and get ahead--and best of all, to have fun doing it! The box contains 230 flashcards with instructional content and colorful visuals, plus 10 blank cards that children can customize themselves with topics they need to review.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803079454952013-04-09T00:30:00-05:00Fourth Grade Math Flashcards by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945501"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780307945501" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945501">Fourth Grade Math Flashcards</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Non-traditional book</b>, 240 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic; Mathematics - Study & Teaching; Juvenile Nonfiction - Mathematics | <b>$11.99</b> | 978-0-307-94550-1 (0-307-94550-2)<p><p>These brand new flashcards provide plenty of practice with problem solving and key math concepts and are designed to help children catch up, keep up, and get ahead--and best of all, to have fun doing it! The box contains 230 flashcards with instructional content and colorful visuals, plus 10 blank cards that children can customize themselves with topics they need to review.</p></p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803079455012013-04-09T00:30:00-05:00Fifth Grade Math Flashcards by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945518"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780307945518" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307945518">Fifth Grade Math Flashcards</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Non-traditional book</b>, 240 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic; Mathematics - Study & Teaching; Juvenile Nonfiction - Mathematics | <b>$11.99</b> | 978-0-307-94551-8 (0-307-94551-0)<p><p>These brand new flashcards provide plenty of practice with problem solving and key math concepts and are designed to help children catch up, keep up, and get ahead--and best of all, to have fun doing it! The box contains 230 flashcards with instructional content and colorful visuals, plus 10 blank cards that students can customize themselves with topics they need to review.</p></p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803079455182013-04-09T00:30:00-05:00One, Two, Three by David Berlinskiwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307379856"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780307379856" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307379856">One, Two, Three</a> Absolutely Elementary Mathematics<br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=2112">David Berlinski</a></h3><b>eBook</b>, 288 pages | Vintage | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$13.99</b> | 978-0-307-37985-6 (0-307-37985-X)<p><p>From the acclaimed author of <i>A Tour of the Calculus </i>and<i> The Advent of the Algorithm,</i> here is a riveting look at mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most fundamental concepts.<br> <br>In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked: What is a number? How do addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division actually work? What are geometry and logic? As he delves into these subjects, he discovers and lucidly describes the beauty and complexity behind their seemingly simple exteriors, making clear how and why these mercurial, often slippery concepts are essential to who we are.<br> <br>Filled with illuminating historical anecdotes and asides on some of the most fascinating mathematicians through the ages, <i>One, Two, Three</i> is a captivating exploration of the foundation of mathematics: how it originated, who thought of it, and why it matters.</p><br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i></p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803073798562011-05-10T00:30:00-05:00One, Two, Three by Byron Wagnerwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307932976"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780307932976" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780307932976">One, Two, Three</a> Absolutely Elementary Mathematics<br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=2112">David Berlinski</a><br> <b>Read by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=140686">Byron Wagner</a></h3><b>Unabridged Audiobook Download</b> | Random House Audio | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$17.50</b> | 978-0-307-93297-6 (0-307-93297-4)<p><p>From the acclaimed author of <i>A Tour of the Calculus </i>and<i> The Advent of the Algorithm,</i> here is a riveting look at mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most fundamental concepts.<br> <br>In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked: What is a number? How do addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division actually work? What are geometry and logic? As he delves into these subjects, he discovers and lucidly describes the beauty and complexity behind their seemingly simple exteriors, making clear how and why these mercurial, often slippery concepts are essential to who we are.<br> <br>Filled with illuminating historical anecdotes and asides on some of the most fascinating mathematicians through the ages, <i>One, Two, Three</i> is a captivating exploration of the foundation of mathematics: how it originated, who thought of it, and why it matters.</p><br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i></p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803079329762011-05-10T00:30:00-05:00First Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430343"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780375430343" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430343">First Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Trade Paperback</b>, 128 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$12.99</b> | 978-0-375-43034-3 (0-375-43034-2)<p>A solid foundation of basic math skills is essential for early success in math. Children who can connect their understanding of math to the world around them, and build confidence through practice, will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:<br> <br><b>The Cupcake Eater</b><br>Counting cupcakes on a plate, and then crossing off the eaten cupcakes and counting how many are left, helps children learn subtraction.<br> <br><b>Chart Smart</b><br>Determining how many people like pizza versus hamburgers, playing hockey versus soccer, or enjoying different books provides fun ways to add to and subtract from 20. <br> <br><b>Get in Line</b><br>Using number lines to fill in missing numbers and skip count by 2, 5, and 10 reinforces number patterns.<br> <br><b>Measure Up</b><br>Measuring the length of tools with square units, office supplies with paper clips, or small objects with pennies builds an understanding of nonstandard units of measurement.<br> <br><b>Give Me a Hand</b><br>Children practice telling time in hours and half hours by drawing hour and minute hands on clocks.<br> <br> <br>Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with <i>1st Grade Basic Math Success</i>.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803754303432010-01-19T00:30:00-05:00Second Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430367"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780375430367" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430367">Second Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Trade Paperback</b>, 128 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$12.99</b> | 978-0-375-43036-7 (0-375-43036-9)<p><b>SECOND GRADE BASIC MATH</b><br><b> </b><br> <br>A solid foundation of basic math skills is essential for early success in math. Children who can connect their understanding of math to the world around them, and build confidence through practice, will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:<br><b> </b><br><b>Pick a Package</b><br>Determining how many bags of marbles, seeds in seed packets, or boxes of chocolates are needed helps a child learn how to group objects.<br> <br><b>Fair Share </b><br>Calculating how many cupcakes, cookies, and milk shakes twins can share, or dividing chicken and French fries for a family meal, helps reinforce the concept of sharing equally.<br> <br><b>Piece of Cake </b><br>Coloring pieces of cake to match each fraction, and determining which fraction is larger, provide practice in recognizing and comparing simple fractions.<br> <br><b>Rulers Rule</b><br>Measuring candy, yarn, action figures, and more allows children to gain confidence in estimating and in using a ruler to measure inches and centimeters.<br> <br><b>Save the Date</b><br>Children identify the date of a beach party, vacation, birthday, concert, and more to practice reading a calendar.<br> <br> <br>Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with <i>2nd Grade Basic Math Success</i>.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803754303672010-01-19T00:30:00-05:00Third Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430398"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780375430398" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430398">Third Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Trade Paperback</b>, 128 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$12.99</b> | 978-0-375-43039-8 (0-375-43039-3)<p>Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:<br> <br><b>Buildings Times Two</b><br>Figuring out the numbers of windows on high-rise buildings helps students understand the value of multiplying.<br> <br><b>Fashion Fractions</b><br>Determining the number of girls and boys wearing orange shirts, hats, or sunglasses gives students a relatable way to use fractions.<br> <br><b>Preferred Measure</b><br>Choosing how to measure everyday items gives students confidence in measuring length, liquid volume, and weight. <br> <br><b>It’s about Time</b><br>Students practice multiplying by figuring out the time spent eating, watching TV, playing soccer, and sleeping.<br> <br><b>Making Change</b><br>Calculating the change from buying a candy bar, book, or T-shirt helps students reinforce adding and subtracting with money.<br><b> </b><br><b> </b><br>Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with <i>3rd Grade Basic Math Success</i>.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803754303982010-01-19T00:30:00-05:00Fourth Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430428"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780375430428" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430428">Fourth Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Trade Paperback</b>, 128 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$12.99</b> | 978-0-375-43042-8 (0-375-43042-3)<p>Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:<br> <br><b>Computation Station</b><br>Students get lots of opportunities to build their confidence in multiplication and division of two- and three-digit numbers by one- and two-digit numbers.<br> <br><b>Fraction Subtraction</b><br>After developing a solid understanding of fractions, students learn to apply their subtraction skills to fractions.<br> <br><b>Cash Crunch</b><br>Calculating the value of money provides practical practice in adding and subtracting decimals.<br> <br><b>The Mighty Marlock</b><br>Guessing any weight is The Mighty Marlock’s gig, but sometimes he guesses wrong. Students decide where Marlock goes astray, reinforcing their knowledge of standard and metric measurement.<br> <br><b>Mystery Shape</b><br>Students use process of elimination with hints about sides, angles, and vertices, to find a mystery polygon or three-dimensional shape.<br> <br> <br>Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with <i>4th Grade Basic Math Success</i>.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803754304282010-01-19T00:30:00-05:00Fifth Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learningwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430459"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9780375430459" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375430459">Fifth Grade Basic Math Success (Sylvan Workbooks)</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=84609">Sylvan Learning</a></h3><b>Trade Paperback</b>, 128 pages | Sylvan Learning Publishing | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$12.99</b> | 978-0-375-43045-9 (0-375-43045-8)<p>Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:<br> <br><b>Tic-Tac-Toe</b><br>A twist on this classic game helps students develop a solid understanding of factors, prime numbers, and composite numbers.<br> <br><b>Dueling Denominators</b><br>Students gain practice determining the lowest common denominator between fractions and then adding them.<br> <br><b>Simply Simplify</b><br>Multiplying fractions can be easier if you simplify the fractions first, and students reinforce these skills by identifying numbers with common factors.<br> <br><b>Fitting In</b><br>Measuring the length of a book, CD case, and DVD case to determine how many will fit on a shelf gives students confidence in measuring objects in centimeters and finding an answer measured to hundredths.<br> <br><b>Fine Lines</b><br>Students practice recognizing points, lines, and rays by looking for pairs of lines in a picture and determining which are parallel, perpendicular, or intersecting.<br> <br><b> </b><br>Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with <i>5th Grade Basic Math Success</i>.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97803754304592010-01-19T00:30:00-05:00Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree by Shino Ariharawww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582462493"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9781582462493" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582462493">Zero Is The Leaves On The Tree</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=67982">Betsy Franco</a><br> <b>Illustrated by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=105212">Shino Arihara</a></h3><b>Hardcover</b>, 32 pages | Tricycle Press | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$15.99</b> | 978-1-58246-249-3 (1-58246-249-6)<p>It's easy to count three of something-- just add them up. But how do you count zero, a number that is best defined by what it's not?<br><br>Can you see it?<br>Can you hear it?<br>Can you <i>feel</i> it?<br><br>This important math concept is beautifully explored in a way that will inspire children to find zero everywhere--from the branches of a tree by day to the vast, starry sky by night.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97815824624932009-09-08T00:30:00-05:00Tyrannosaurus Math by Doug Cushmanwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582462820"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9781582462820" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582462820">Tyrannosaurus Math</a> <br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=105839">Michelle Markel</a><br> <b>Illustrated by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=68100">Doug Cushman</a></h3><b>Hardcover</b>, 32 pages | Tricycle Press | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$15.99</b> | 978-1-58246-282-0 (1-58246-282-8)<p>Who can add an entire herd of triceratops, multiply the legs of a group of ankylosaurs, and estimate the distance to the next tasty meal?<br> <br><b>TYRANNOSAURUS MATH!<br></b><br>He's a number-crunching dinosaur who chews on math problems as easily as he thunders through the trees. When his little sister is in terrible danger, T-Math even saves the day by using his measurable math skills. Is there anything he can't figure?</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97815824628202009-08-11T00:30:00-05:00Piece = Part = Portion by Shmuel Thalerwww.randomhouse.com<a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582461021"><img align="right" src="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/catalog_cover.pperl?9781582461021" border="1"/></a><h3><a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9781582461021">Piece = Part = Portion</a> Fractions = Decimals = Percents<br/><b>Written by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=105194">Scott Gifford</a><br> <b>Photographed by</b> <a href="http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=105183">Shmuel Thaler</a></h3><b>Hardcover</b>, 32 pages | Tricycle Press | Mathematics - Arithmetic | <b>$15.99</b> | 978-1-58246-102-1 (1-58246-102-3)<p>Just as <i>hola</i> and <i> bonjour</i> mean “hello,” in the language of math, fractions, decimals, and percents describe the same thing in slightly different ways. So why are so many kids bewildered by this math basic? Because rarely is the explanation of this important concept presented so clearly. Now there'¬?s PIECE = PART = PORTION, to offer clarity with hip graphic presentation to boot. Finally!Engaging antidote to mathphobia. Photography will appeal to visual learners.</p><br clear="all">http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=97815824610212003-09-01T00:30:00-05:00