Pi Day 2021

Pi Day (3.14) is this Sunday. Last year we recommended Remy Lai's Pie in the Sky (Holt) (and before that Pie Is for Sharing and Pies from Nowhere) and this year we've got another recent book about pie that we bet Jingwen would enjoy: Matt James's Nice Try, Charlie! (Groundwood). Or you can explore more mouthwatering reading options with the Guide/Reviews Database subject Pies.

For those less interested in the punny, delicious celebration of this day, check out these recent math-related books we'd also recommend that are all by or about women (as part of our continuing recognition of Women's History Month): One Step Further: My Story of Math, the Moon, and a Lifelong Mission by Katherine Johnson with Joylette Hylick and Katherine Moore, illus. by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow (National Geographic Kids); Grace Lin's Storytelling Math board book series (Charlesbridge); and Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins (Atheneum). For more on Women's History Month click the tag Women's History Month and follow #HBWomensHistoryMonth on Twitter and Facebook.


P.S. Pi Day also coincides this year with the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, and the Guide/Reviews Database contains the subject Concept books--Time to cover this topic for young readers. Don't forget to spring forward on Sunday and move your clocks ahead an hour!

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