Synopses & Reviews
A team of sharks is determined to make it to swim camp and become the best swimmers in Ocean City. But they won't make it if they can't swim 75 laps by the end of the week. This entertaining story teaches readers various ways to apply the concept of two-digit subtraction. Full-color illustrations.
The Ocean City Sharks have to swim 75 laps by the end of the week, and every day they figure out how many laps are left to go. Swimming and subtraction are all part of the fun!
About the Author
Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.
Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.
Lynne Cravath is the illustrator of many popular books for young readers, including the MathStart® books Shark Swimathon, the Penny Pot, and Spunky Monkeys on Parade, all by Stuart J. Murphy. Ms. Cravath lives in Phoenix, Arizona.