The stirring and inspiring life of Sonia Sotomayor-which readers will find hard to forget-is examined in this book. From early life in Bronx project housing to Princeton and Yale, this Supreme Court Associate Judge is a historical figure in the making.
Not everyone loves word problems or fractions, but everyone loves food! Every sample problem relates to kids' favorite snacks. Even better, each problem is broken down into four easy-to-follow steps, with tips and pointers on how to successfully solve the problem and apply the same strategies to other problems. Design elements aid in understanding the math concepts, and lively, color photographs pull the reader in.
Straightforward yet engaging text and attainable, sports-related examples will help even the most reluctant math student tackle word problems using decimals and percentages. Full-color photos help connect math to the real world, and the inviting design supports understanding while drawing readers in. A Words to Know section defines any unfamiliar terms to allow readers to fully engage with the text.