Congratulations to LIA AND LUIS and THE ANIMALS WOULD NOT SLEEP, winners of the 2021 Mathical Awards!
Two books from the Storytelling Math project are winners of the 2021 Mathical Awards announced today by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in partnership with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and in coordination with the Children’s Book Council (CBC).
The Mathical Book Prize recognizes outstanding fiction and literary nonfiction for youth ages 2-18.
- For Pre-Kindergarten, the Mathical Award Winner is Lia & Luís: Who Has More?, by Ana Crespo (Charlesbridge).
- For Grades K-2, the Mathical Award Winner is The Animals Would Not Sleep, by Sara Levine (Charlesbridge).
The announcement takes place as part of a series of online events leading up to the 2021 National Math Festival, and features all five of this year’s Mathical Award recipients reading selections from their winning books, published in 2020.