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Books featured in previous editions of "CalcuLIT"

For each book, we list the title, author, current publisher, original publication year, fiction (F) or nonfiction (NF), and reading level: * = basic, ** = average, *** = advanced.

  • Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee (Arthur A. Levine Books, 1993, F, **)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (Doubleday, 2003, F, ***)
  • Count Down by Steve Olson (Mariner, 2004, NF, **)
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Harvest, 2001, F, **)
  • My Thirteenth Winter by Samantha Abeel (Scholastic, 2003, NF, **)
  • Chasing Vermeer (2004) and The Wright 3 (2006) by Blue Balliett (Scholastic, F, **)
  • One Grain of Rice by Demi (Scholastic, 1997, F, *)
  • In Code by Sarah Flannery (Algonquin, 2001, NF, **)
  • The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill (Houghton Mifflin, 1972, F, *)
  • “A Day’s Wait” in The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories by Ernest Hemingway (Scribner, 1933, F, **)
  • A Gebra Named Al by Wendy Isdell (Free Spirit, 1993, F, **)
  • Letters to a Young Mathematician by Ian Stewart (Perseus, 2006, NF, ***)
  • The Number Devil by Hans Enzenberger (Owl, 2000, F, **)
  • All of the Above by Shelley Pearsall (Little, Brown, 2006, F, **)
  • Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra (2007) and Do the Math #2: The Writing on the Wall by Wendy Lichtman (Greenwillow, F, **)
  • Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet (Free Press, 2007, NF, ***)
  • The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan (W.W. Norton, 1993, F, **)
  • The Great Number Rumble by Cora Lee and Gillian O’Reilly (Annick Press, 2007, F, **)
  • The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base (Penguin, 1989, F, *)
  • Time Traveler by Ronald L. Mallett (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006, NF, ***)
  • A Higher Geometry by Sharelle Byars Moranville (Henry Holt and Company, 2006, F, **)
  • The Book of Numbers by Peter J. Bentley (Firefly Books, 2008, NF, ***)
  • The Red Blazer Girls by Michael D. Bell (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009, F, **)
  • Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press, 2009, F, **)
  • The Unknowns: A Mystery by Benedict Carey (Amulet Books, 2009, F, **)
  • The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa (Picador, 2003, F, ***)
  • The Potato Chip Puzzles by Eric Berlin (Putnam Juvenile, 2009, F, **)
  • Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel (Walker & Company, 1995, NF, ***)

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