A is for Atom, B is for Black Hole, C is for Clone-hang on to your test tubes, we'Â?re covering a lot of ground here! But both the science-curious and the science-phobic are in for a treat as the author of one of the wittiest math books around takes on a new topic. Ranging freely from DNA to jet-propelled squid to proof that it'Â?s best to prepare dragon tonic using the metric system, this smorgasbord of science topics makes a great classroom resource or gift for the budding scientist. By the time kids plow through all the quirky pictures and funny captions we'Â?re sure they'Â?ll agree that W is for Wow! 55,000 hardcover G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book in print.• A Smithsonian Notable Books for Children 2001 • Educators, please visit our Resources section, above, for teaching guides and curricula .
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