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Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Square Fish
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)|
How many jelly beans are on this book's cover? Don't countestimate!
If someone handed you a big bowl of jelly beans, how would you figure out how many there are? You could count them, one by oneor you could estimate. Do you see more than five jelly beans? Less than a million?
This unique book will show you how to train your eyes and your mind to make really great estimationsby making estimating into a game. Jelly beans are just the beginning! This title has Common Core connections.
Great Estimations is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
A model of how to do it right. New York Times Book Review
A must-have resource for school libraries. Kirkus Reviews
Goldstone adds another winner to the growing canon of titles that make learning math concepts both fun and interesting. School Library Journal
With jaw-dropping color photos . . . this book lends itself equally well to skill building and to casual reading. Booklist