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The Fly on the Ceiling

By: Dr. Julie Glass
illustrated by: Richard Walz
Format: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780679886075
05/19/1998 - $3.99
Categories: Mathematics - General, Readers - Intermediate,

Recognized as the father of analytic geometry, René Descartes was a French mathematician and philosopher. Kids will love this funny and very accessible tale - based on one of math's greatest myths - about the man who popularized the Cartesion system of coordinates.