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G Is for Googol by David M. Schwartz
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G Is for Googol by David M. Schwartz
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Sep 01, 1998 | ISBN 9781883672584

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Praise

The Children’s Book Council’s "Not Just for Children Anymore!" 2002 selection.
1999 ALA Notable Children’s Book
1999 ABC Choices Award
1999 Children’s Bookseller’s Choice
1998 Smithsonian Notable Book for Children

"An enchanting alphabet book that will make its audience laught out loud….A terrific title to instruct and entertain." School Library Journal, Starred Review

"An asset to anyone who wants to make science fun." – starred review Library Talk magazine

"Will appeal to curious readers . . . who like to laugh while learning." – Sacramento Bee

"A primer [that] excels at explaining the concepts that science textbooks often make incomprehensible." – San Diego Union-Tribune

“Fun, fascinating, and appealing to math mavens and math phobics alike." – Creative Classroom magazine

Table Of Contents

Contents

A is for Abacus . . . 5
B is for Binary . . . 6
C is for Cubit . . . 8
D is for Diamond . . . 10
E is for Equilateral . . . 11
E is also for Exponent . . . 12
F is for Fibonacci . . . 14
G is for Googol . . . 16
G is also for Googolplex . . . 17
H is for Hundred . . . 18
I is for “If” . . . 19
J is for Jupiter . . . 20
K is for Königsberg . . . 22
L is for Light-Year . . . 24
M is for Möbius Strip . . . 26
N is for Nature . . . 28
O is for Obtuse . . . 30
P is for Probability . . . 32
Q is for Quantity–and Quality . . . 36
R is for Rhombicosidodecahedron . . . 37
S is for Symmetry . . . 39
T is for Tessellate . . . 41
U is for Unit . . . 43
V is for Venn Diagram . . . 44
W is for “When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?” . . . 48
X is for x . . . 50
Y is for y-axis . . . 52
Z is for Zillion . . . 54
Glossary . . . 55

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