The Blast-Off Kid

Get fun activitiesThe Blast-Off Kid
by Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Rebecca Thornburgh
Place Value
Can James collect 10,000 energy bar wrappers and win a trip to Space Camp? Everybody gives him their wrappers. But how can he count them all? Will he have enough?

Suggested Ages: 5-7
Interest Level: Grades K-2
Trim size: 6 1/2” x 9” Pages: 32
Book features: Full-color, original illustrations
978-1-57565-130-9, Paperback
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Praise for The Blast-Off Kid:
"This entertaining story integrates and explains the math concept well and makes a good teaching tool."—School Library Journal

“Engaging and useful to introduce the concept of place value. As with other titles in the Math Matters series, useful teaching activity ideas are offered at the back. All in all, we highly recommend The Blast Off Kid.”—Maths Through Stories

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