Millions to Measure

written by David Schwartz and illustrated by Steven Kellogg


Marvelosissimo the Magician teaches the history of measurement (weight, volume, metric system) via lots of whimsical examples and illustrations.

In a starred review, Booklist promises it'll "help kids absorb their centimeters and kilometers with relative ease." SLJ predicts it's "sure to join its predecessors [If You Made a Million, How Much is a Million] as a staple."

Awards Won!
  * Notable Children's Book 1986 -- American Library Association
  * Honor Book 1985 -
Boston Globe-Horn Book

Reading Levels
Interest Level:  Gr. 1-5              DRA Level:  30                 Lexile Measure: 470L
Grade Level Equiv:
  3.9           Guided Reading:  N

Peek Inside
Below is a sample spread from inside this fun book:



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David Schwartz and Steven Kellogg have teamed up to create three great math books for kids. To learn more about them, click on the images below or here.  :)


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