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The Metric System by David A. Adler
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The Metric System by David A. Adler
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Jan 18, 2022 | ISBN 9780823451067

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Praise

“Besides depicting the kids learning the metric system, the lively digital illustrations help readers visualize the metric measurements for length (or distance), weight, and volume. . . . Along the way, Adler explains how to convert a measurement from one system to the other and suggests practical, hands-on activities to help readers become more comfortable with the metric system. With few children’s books available on metric measurement, this useful resource will be an excellent addition to many library collections.” —Booklist

A fun book about the metric system? Seriously? No kidding: David Adler’s hands-on guide to metric measurement packs at least a kiloliter of fun into its pages.”—The Virginian Pilot

“Readers familiar with Adler and Miller’s work will feel at home with this title as well. . . . The book is perfect for the mathematically minded reader, and educators and caregivers will also find this useful as a teaching tool. . . . Add this to your nonfiction list.”Kirkus Reviews

Large swaths of pastel colors and simple cartoons illustrate this exploration of the metric system.”—The Horn Book

“The mix of informative text and hands-on activities make this an excellent introduction to the metric system.”—School Library Journal

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