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Get Ready for School and Have Fun Too!

Ah, the lazy days of summer... long days at the beach, playing in the sunshine, afternoons spent lounging and enjoying family and friends. Kids and adults alike love summer, as it provides a much-needed respite from hectic lives.

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Labor Day is upon us, though, and it's time to put away the beach towels and picnic baskets and get ready to go back to school!

Kids get used to the slower pace during the summer, and while we do our best to keep their brains engaged, getting them back into the groove of homework, classwork, and activities can be challenging—especially when it comes to math and science—but it doesn't have to be boring!

We offer books that make learning FUN, and they are a great way to get your child back on track for school!

Math Madness Book Set

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These aren’t your ordinary math books. Kids are challenged to solve math brainteasers and answer questions in sports, cooking, money, travel and more. Kids will see how much math is a critical part of their everyday lives. These fun, educational books are perfect for kids, parents, educators, and anyone interested in knowing the difference between an Olympic event score of 9.0 and Richter scale score of 9.0.

101 Things Everyone Should Know.... Book Set

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This set includes the two 101 Things books: 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math and 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science, from the award-winning authors Marc Zev, Kevin Segal, and Nathan Levy.

Math is a critical part of our everyday lives. 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math helps kids understand how you use math dozens of times every day. With entertaining connections to sports, hobbies, science, food, and travel, math concepts are simplified and explained using clear, real-life explanations. You'll even learn some fun trivia and math history!

Why do you see lightning before you hear thunder? What keeps the planets orbiting around the sun? Why do we put salt on roads when they are icy? What metal is a liquid at room temperature? And the burning question: Why do so many scientists wear lab coats? Science affects everything—yet so many of us wish we understood it better. Using an accessible question-and-answer approach, 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science expands every reader's knowledge.

Ghost in the Water

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John Hawkins is in yet another new school as he begins the 7th grade. His life would be just fine except for the fact that the school bully has it out for him. Things change when his passion for robotics lands him an invitation to be a part of a secret club. Together, these friends pool their knowledge of biology, technology, and chemistry to unravel the mysteries that haunt their quiet town. Join the league as they tackle the supernatural in Ghost in the Water, their debut adventure in the exciting League of Scientists mystery series.

65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math!

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These aren't your average math problems… Each minute-long story introduces an engaging mystery that can only be solved with math. The brainteasers are entertaining, but-even better-their real-world connections help kids see math concepts as approachable, learnable, and solvable. The brainteasers help support literacy, problem-solving, and deductive-reasoning skills, while exploring essential math topics. A fun way to develop deductive reasoning skills and discover the joys of math! 


Do you have a favorite book, game, or educational TV show that gets your kids back in the swing of school? Let us know in the comments what your family likes to use!

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