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Joseph D'Agnese

Joseph D’Agnese is a writer and journalist who lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Though he writes about the Middle Ages, he considers himself a Renaissance man. He is the author of Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci.


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Book Trailer for Blockhead by Joseph D'Agnese

Math + Nature = Fibonacci! This trailer showcases Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci. Author Joseph D'Agnese and illustrator John O'Brien present the story of the famed medieval Italian mathematician who discovered the legendary number sequence that bears his name.

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    As a young boy in medieval Italy, Leonardo Fibonacci thought about numbers day and night. He was such a daydreamer that people called him a blockhead.

    The boy who was once teased for being a blockhead had discovered what came to be known as the Fibonacci Sequence!

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