Synopses & Reviews
Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular "Dancing With The Stars" contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in
Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the math nerd” stereotype. For years, shes been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to high school geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside youll find:
· Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests
· Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions
· Totally relatable real-world examples
· True stories from Danicas own life as an actress and math student
· A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs!
With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!
“Hot X: Algebra Exposed is a must-have for any teen or tween girl who feels nervous about Algebra class." -Washington Post
“Danica McKellar is a great teacher! She's warm and funny, and best of all, she explains algebra so clearly. My wife and I immediately ordered her books [for] our daughters.”—Steven Strogatz, New York Times
columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell University
New York Times
bestselling author and mathemetician Danica McKellar tackles all the angles—and curves—of geometry
In her three previous bestselling books Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, and Hot X: Algebra Exposed!, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shattered the “math nerd” stereotype by showing girls how to ace their math classes and feel cool while doing it.
Sizzling with Danica's trademark sass and style, her fourth book, Girls Get Curves, shows her readers how to feel confident, get in the driver's seat, and master the core concepts of high school geometry, including congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, proofs, theorems, and more!
Combining reader favorites like personality quizzes, fun doodles, real-life testimonials from successful women, and stories about her own experiences with illuminating step-by-step math lessons, Girls Get Curves will make girls feel like Danica is their own personal tutor.
As hundreds of thousands of girls already know, Danica's irreverent, lighthearted approach opens the door to math success and higher scores, while also boosting their self-esteem in all areas of life. Girls Get Curves makes geometry understandable, relevant, and maybe even a little (gasp!) fun for girls.
About the Author
DANICA McKELLAR, famous for her roles on The Wonder Years
and The West Wing
, is also an internationally recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. Her groundbreaking books have been recognized in Newsweek
and USA Today
, as well as on Good Morning America
, the Today
show, and NPR's Science Friday, and even as ABC World News Tonight
's “Person of the Week” feature. Visit www.danicamckellar.com