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100 Favourite Nursery Rhymes. By Various Authors
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100 Favourite Nursery Rhymes. Some of the most well known nursery rhymes including Baa Baa Black Sheep, The Wheels on the Bus, Hickory Dickory Dock, Frere Jacques, Mary Had A Little Lamb and Lots... More > lots more. For Boys and Girls. It has been argued that nursery rhymes set to music aid in a child's development. Research also supports the assertion that music and rhyme increase a child's ability in spatial reasoning, which aid mathematics skills.< Less
A Gebra Named Al By Wendy Isdell
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Winner of multiple awards for educational fiction as well as quality fantasy, this charming story brings us the adventures of Julie in the Land of Mathematics. Julie is a young teen who struggles... More > with her homework, especially math, until a mysterious Imaginary Number leads her into Mathematics. There she meets Al the gebra (who is like a zebra), and horses who represent elements on the Periodic chart. She sets off on a quest to find her way home, and in the process, learns the foundations of algebra and chemistry. Join Julie in her journey through Mathematics, where the Orders of Operations are actual places and chemistrees are real plants with atomic fruit. Will Julie ever get home? Written when the author was age fourteen, this work of fiction has been used in various school systems throughout the U.S to help supplement cross-curriculum learning. It can also be enjoyed as light fantasy reading.< Less
Tether: Rhaedthius By PHETE McBAWLTALMS
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“RHǼDTHIUS” is the third book of the TETHER trilogy—providing the final resolution to the fractal-attributed, yet fully manifested and sound, narrative. ... More > “RHǼDTHIUS” introduces, incorporates, instills the cognitive theme asserting that devotion and action are at the heart of synergistic imprinting process. Within the narrative is embedded a matrix of interaction between the characters, elements, actions and experiences—providing transcendence for the characters, the narrator, and ultimately, the reader of this tale. “RHǼDTHIUS” combines the fictional genres of fantasy, science-fiction, cyberpunk, urban fantasy, romance, horror and mystery, with non-fictional expositions on Chaos, Metaphor, Cognition, and Narrative theories, as well as Biology, Metaphysics, Sociology, Psychology, Physiology, Theology, Theoretical Physics, Computer Science and Networking, Abstract Mathematics, and, after completely digested, the complete transcendental-humanism aspect is unveiled.< Less
Tether: Rhaedthius By PHETE McBAWLTALMS
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“RHǼDTHIUS” is the third book of the TETHER trilogy—providing the final resolution to the fractal-attributed, yet fully manifested and sound, narrative.... More > “RHǼDTHIUS” introduces, incorporates, instills the cognitive theme asserting that devotion and action are at the heart of synergistic imprinting process. Within the narrative is embedded a matrix of interaction between the characters, elements, actions and experiences—providing transcendence for the characters, the narrator, and ultimately, the reader of this tale. “RHǼDTHIUS” combines the fictional genres of fantasy, science-fiction, cyberpunk, urban fantasy, romance, horror and mystery, with non-fictional expositions on Chaos, Metaphor, Cognition, and Narrative theories, as well as Biology, Metaphysics, Sociology, Psychology, Physiology, Theology, Theoretical Physics, Computer Science and Networking, Abstract Mathematics, and, after completely digested, the complete transcendental-humanism aspect is unveiled.< Less
The Ivory Gate, a new edition By Walter Besant
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 – 9 June 1901), was a... More > novelist and historian. William Henry Besant was his brother, and another brother, Frank, was the husband of Annie Besant.The son of a merchant, he was born at Portsmouth, Hampshire and attended school at St Paul's, Southsea, Stockwell Grammar, London and King's College London. In 1855, he was admitted as a pensioner to Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1859 as 18th wrangler. After a year as Mathematical Master at Rossall School, Fleetwood, Lancashire and a year at Leamington College, he spent 6 years as professor of mathematics at the Royal College, Mauritius. A decline in health compelled him to resign, and he returned to England and settled in London in 1867. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Besant< Less
CLOSET SPACE By T'Ego
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Mathematics teacher, Monika Lewis, is your typical woman of 20-something. She is attempting to live her American Dream; marriage, 2.3 children, a dog, and that white picket fence. Though she seems... More > happily engaged in her relationship with Glen, she still has her secrets; one of them being an active love affair with her co-worker, Ms. Jasmin. A story of unintended deception and untruths, this Art Novel is sure to captivate your passions, as well as, your senses.< Less
The Circling Song By Russell Cruse
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Private Lawrence sees the world differently from those around him. Unfortunately, those around him are the British Army. To Dr. Pennyworth, Private Henry Lawrence appears to be just another wounded... More > soldier but slowly he begins to realise that Lawrence experiences the world in a unique and inexplicable manner. From the chaos of The Great War, Lawrence begins to create order. And Physics is struggling to keep up. Pennyworth and Dr. Caroline Charteris, a Cambridge mathematician, widowed by the war, work together to unlock the mysterious mind of Henry Lawrence and to determine how he intends to use it. Then, they must decide whether to assist him or stop him. The story of Henry Lawrence is told here through the correspondence, private papers and published works of those who knew him.< Less
Flatland By Edwin A. Abbott
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“Whoever the author of this remarkable mathematical allegory may be, his cleverly elaborated fancy is not only likely to create a present sensation in the thinking world, but also to find an... More > abiding place in the classic domains of the great satires of history.”—The Literary World (November 14, 1884) “This is a delirious book.”—New York Times (February 23, 1885) “Flatland, besides giving the general reader an easy view of the road by which the mathematician enters the world of n dimensions, contains also a clever picture of the ludicrousness of various social theories now under discussion, when pushed to their legitimate consequences.”—Science (April 3, 1885) "When we read about Flatland and witness a consistent two-dimensional world whose inhabitants live, move and perceive in harmony with two-dimensional laws, our fascination is really the surface manifestation of a deeper question."—A.K. Dewdney, from his Introduction to the 1984 Signet Classic edition.< Less
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions By Edwin Abbott Edwin Abbott Abbott
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy... More > of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac Asimov described Flatland as "The best introduction one can find into the manner of perceiving dimensions." As such, the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics and computer science students.< Less
The Prediction By Darren Sugrue
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Nobody knows the day they’ll die... until now. Mathematical genius Daniel Geller has developed a formula to predict a person’s date of death only to have it rejected by the faculty at... More > Trinity College. Totally devastated Daniel turns his back on the world he once loved. Twelve years on, Daniel’s old professor John Redmond and his wife are coming to terms with the death of their ten-year-old son. Could Daniel's formula have predicated his death? Revisiting the thesis, the professor makes an astonishing discovery: out of the five fellow students whom Daniel used the formula on, one of them died on the exact date predicted by Daniel. One more is due to die in six days: Daniel’s ex-lover Grace. The professor draws Daniel back into the world of mathematics where he is suddenly faced with the dilemma of allowing someone he once loved to die to be one step closer in proving his thesis and enjoying a prestige he once dreamed of...< Less

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