Tiger Math

Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger

Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel

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Children learn to graph as they follow the growth of an orphaned Siberian tiger cub.

A Siberian tiger cub born at the Denver Zoo is orphaned when he is just a few weeks old. At first T. J. refuses to eat his new food, and it requires the full attention of the zoo staff to ensure that he grows into a huge, beautiful, and very healthy tiger.

Through photographs, narrative, and graphs, young readers follow T.J. as he grows from a tiny newborn into a five-hundred-pound adult. A heartwarming story about one tiger’s fight for survival that also introduces a basic math skill.

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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 is the author of Tiger Math: Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger, as well as several other books about wildlife. Ms. Nadga lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and her cat.

Cindy Bickel has worked at the Denver Zoo for more than thirty years. Ms. Bickel helped write Tiger Math: Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger and Klondike and Snow: The Denver Zoo’s Remarkable Story of Raising Two Polar Bear Cubs.

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

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Trade Paperback
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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

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Lexile: 810L

$8.99

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