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Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra

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In the eighth grade, 1 math whiz 1 stolen test (x), 3 cheaters (y), and 2 best friends (z) who can't keep a secret. Oh, and she can't forget the winter dance (d).

Then there's the suspicious guy Tess's parents know, but that's a whole different problem.

Can Tess find the solutions?

Synopsis:

Eighth-grader Tess finds that algebra can come in handy in and out of the classroom. She uses it as a secret code in her journal, as shorthand for social status...and as a tool to help her solve two mysteries that shes right smack in the middle of.

Synopsis:

In the eighth grade, 1 math whiz <1 popular boy, according to Tess's calculations. That is, until she has to factor in a few more variables, like:

1 stolen test (x),

3 cheaters (y),

and 2 best friends (z) who can't keep a secret.

Oh, and she can't forget the winter dance (d)!

Then there's the suspicious guy Tess's parents know, but that's a whole different problem.

Can Tess find the solutions?

About the Author

Wendy Lichtman writes personal essays for the Washington Post, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Good Housekeeping, among other national publications. She holds a degree in mathematics and has tutored public-school students in algebra for the past several years. When she decided to write about a teen realizing that some questions have more than one right answer, algebra, with its unknowns and variables, seemed a perfect metaphor. Wendy Lichtman lives in Berkeley, California.

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cosita123, July 8, 2009 (view all comments by cosita123)
while reading this book i came to points that tess got herself into stiky situaions thats why i liked it
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780061229558
Author:
Lichtman, Wendy
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Author:
by Wendy Lichtman
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Science & Technology - Mathematics
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20070626
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.54x5.86x.78 in. .71 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 192 pages Harperteen - English 9780061229558 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Eighth-grader Tess finds that algebra can come in handy in and out of the classroom. She uses it as a secret code in her journal, as shorthand for social status...and as a tool to help her solve two mysteries that shes right smack in the middle of.
"Synopsis" by , In the eighth grade, 1 math whiz <1 popular boy, according to Tess's calculations. That is, until she has to factor in a few more variables, like:

1 stolen test (x),

3 cheaters (y),

and 2 best friends (z) who can't keep a secret.

Oh, and she can't forget the winter dance (d)!

Then there's the suspicious guy Tess's parents know, but that's a whole different problem.

Can Tess find the solutions?

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