The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos

A delightful retelling of the life of Paul Erdos, The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman and LeUyen Pham is a story of how math can change a life. Paul Erdos loved math and found math everywhere, and your students can do the same! While reading this book in class, you can challenge your students to find other ways to express the numbers in the book, to define some terminology (infinity, negative numbers, epsilon, etc.), or even to share the story with someone at home. This book will incite some laughs while imparting knowledge about math and mathematicians and is well worth your time.


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