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Geometry Is as Easy as Pie
Geometry Is as Easy as Pie

Geometry Is as Easy as Pie


A Piece of Cake


40 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: February 2020

ISBN 9781943431526

Rights: WOR

Tumblehome Learning, Inc. (Feb 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: February 2020


Math is made yummy in this follow-up to the acclaimed Geology Is a Piece of Cake

With scrumptious-looking photos, easy recipes, and a variety of pies to bake or just ogle, this book provides a fun and memorable approach to thinking and learning about circles, polygons, angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, tessellation, symmetry, area, volume, and more. This book will leave the reader with a taste for geometry!


Praise for Geology is a Piece of Cake: "A high-calorie introduction to rocks, minerals, geological processes, plate tectonics, fossils, the reason for seasons, and more. Coppens dishes up compact but flavorful slices of science framed as questions and answer . . . .The answers, often presented in full recipes, are as illuminating as they are delicious . . . [The] directions are clear (and note where adult help is required), the earth science information is solid, and the whole premise hangs together beautifully. A truly delicious, hands-on way to study science in action." —Kirkus Reviews ?"When textbooks fall short, head to the kitchen. That's the thinking behind this clever cooking-meets-science book . . . An unexpected (and tasty) entry point to better understanding multiple aspects of geology." —Publishers Weekly "With a profusion of color photos, combined with easy recipes, and delicious cakes depicting accurate science, Geology Is a Piece of Cake provides a fun, unique, effective, and memorable approach to thinking about rock formation, tectonic plate movement, weathering, fossils and more. Thoroughly 'kid friendly' in organization and presentation for children ages 7 to 9, Geology Is a Piece of Cake is especially recommended for family homeschool, elementary school, and community library picture book Science collections." —Midwest Book Review, The Science Shelf

Author Biography

Katie Coppens, an award-winning middle school teacher, authors books that use creative approaches (and food!) to help children learn difficult concepts. Previous books include Geology is a Piece of Cake and The Acadia Files chapter book series. Katie has also written a teacher guide for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) entitled Creative Writing in Science: Activities that Inspire, and she writes a recurring column for NSTA's Science Scope magazine entitled "Interdisciplinary Ideas." She speaks widely on integrating literacy and science.