Tiger Math

Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger

Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel

Henry Holt and Co.

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Learn to graph while following the growth of T.J., an orphaned Siberian tiger cub who is hand-raised at the Denver Zoo.

T.J. is a Siberian tiger cub born at the Denver Zoo. One day he stops eating. The zoo staff tries to tempt him with treats, but he refuses them all. The staff doesn't give up, and finally their love and persistence pay off. T.J. grows up to be a huge, healthy tiger.

The delightful pictures of T.J. and the heartwarming story of his life will charm young readers as they learn the basics of graphing. Those who like storybooks can read just the right-hand pages of this book. But those who want to know more can use the graphs on the left-hand pages to see exactly how T.J. grew.

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Praise for Tiger Math

"A delightful way to learn math." --Kirkus Reviews

"An innovative approach to teaching math." --School Library Journal

"Nagda has paved an inviting path to the skill of graph interpretation, and T.J.'s story will beckon even the math-reluctant to follow." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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About the Author

Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel

Ann Whitehead Nagda has a degree in mathematics and for many years had a job with IBM that allowed her to travel around the world. Her visits to national parks and reserves in Asia and Africa have inspired her to write several books about wild animals, including Bamboo Valley: A Story of a Chinese Bamboo Forest. Ms. Nagda's love of animals has led to her becoming a docent at the Denver Zoo.

Cindy Bickel has worked at the Denver Zoo for twenty-nine years. During her career, she has hand-raised hundreds of babies for the zoo, using math every day in her job as a veterinary assistant. Ms. Bickel helped write Klondike and Snow: The Denver Zoo's Remarkable Story of raising Two Polar Bear Cubs.

Ann Whitehead Nagda
Cindy Bickel

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Tiger Math
Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger
Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
September 2000
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805062489
ISBN10: 0805062483
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 x 10 inches, 29 pages, Full-color photographs
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5 Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians


Lexile: 810L
F&P Level A-Z: Q

$17.95

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
September 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805071610
ISBN10: 080507161X
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color photographs
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5 Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians


Lexile: 810L

$8.99

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e-Book Agency
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
April 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466867222
ISBN10: 1466867221
32 pages, Full-color photographs
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$6.41
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