Synopses & Reviews
The 21st Street Sluggers have a problem: Their team T-shirts are worn-out and dirty. They need new ones, but they have no money. How can they raise some? A car wash!
The team gets to work. Lilly is scrubbing, Julia is squirting, Will is polishing, and CJ is kicking back and counting the dollars and cents. Pretty soon everyone is wet and tired -- except for CJ. But his teammates have a surprise in store for the master of the cash!
Learning how to count money and make change are important real-life math skills -- but teamwork is the most valuable player in this sports story.
The Sluggers are all set for their next big baseball game -- but they need to raise money to buy some new team T-shirts. A car wash is the way to go! Soon the dollars and cents are pouring in...but one player needs a lesson in teamwork!
The 21st Street Sluggers' T-shirts are worn-out and dirty. They need new ones, but they have no money. How can they raise some cash, and fast? By having a car wash! Learning to count money and make change are important real-life math skills--but teamwork is the most valuable player in this sports story. Full-color illustrations.
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.Barney Saltzberg is a singer/songwriter and childrens book author/illustrator. His books include Animal Kisses, Hip and Hops -- The Problem with Pumpkins, Mrs. Morgans Lawn, and The Soccer Mom From Outer Space. His songs have been performed on the hit television show Arthur.