One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math!

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These aren’t your ordinary mysteries! One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math! challenges readers of all ages to become super sleuths. These fun mysteries are each one minute long and have a unique twist—you need to tap into your mathematical wisdom to solve them. Plus, they will help you figure out the greatest mystery of all…when you will actually need the skills you learn in math class!

Written by the same father/daughter team who brought you the award-winning One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Science!, this entertaining and educational book is easy to use at home, in school, or in the car. This book is the perfect solution for any kid, parent, or teacher who loves good mysteries, good math, or both!

"Remarkable! The bite-sized nature of the mysteries—with kids who act as both sleuths and problem-solvers—keeps readers hungry for more. Children will discover a new-found enthusiasm for this thing we call math."
-Tillywig Toy Awards Review


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  • Awards and Accolades

    • "Brain Child." Tillywig Award Winner
    • NSTA Recommends
    • First Place, Purple Dragonfly
    • Finalist, International Best Books Awards
    • Endorsed by Learning Magazine
    • Featured on NPR's Science Fridays
    • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association

    Articulations of Curriculum Standards
    STEM Grant Proposal

    The front cover may be reproduced freely without modification for review or non-commercial educational purposes.

    Product Specs:
    Ages: 10-14
    Grade Level: 5-9
    Guided Reading Level: Q-Z
    5.5” x 8.5”, 192 pages
    Paperback $12.95
    Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9678020-0-8
    E-Book $11.99
    E-Book ISBN: 978-0-9700106-5-0

    Available in Korean:
    ISBN-13: 978-1-9384920-2-0
    ISBN-10: 1-9384920-2-1

    PhotoEric Yoder is a writer and editor who has been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, newsletters and online publications on science, government, law, business, sports and other topics. He has contributed to or edited numerous books, mainly in the areas of employee benefits and financial planning. A reporter at The Washington Post who also does freelance writing and editing, he was a member of the Advisory Committee for Science, Naturally’s 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science. He and his wife Patti have two daughters, Natalie and Valerie. Eric can be reached at

    Natalie Yoder is a college student whose favorite subjects include psychology, science, and photography. A sports enthusiast, she participates in gymnastics, field hockey, diving, soccer, and track. She also enjoys writing, being with friends and family, and listening to music. She has been interviewed several times, along with her father, on National Public Radio to talk about their work on their One Minute Mysteries series: 65 Short Stories You Solve With Science! and 65 Short Stories You Solve With Math! She looks forward to writing more books. She is thinking about studying for careers in oceanography or photography. She can be reached at

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