Saturday, August 24, 2013
Book review: Sorting by Lynn Peppas
This book is a "Correlated Reading" suggestion in Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding by Bernard Nebel (often referred to as BFSU), lesson A1. That is how we came to be reading it. ;)
Packed with an incredible introduction to mathematical concepts in a short 24 pages, but it felt rushed and the pictures were very blah and uninspired. Are there no better things to sort than socks? Maybe some colorful birds or something a little more interesting?
There is nothing inaccurate on the definitions or descriptions, but there is nothing outstanding about this book either. I choose and read science and math picture books to my kids to give that something "extra" to inspire an interest in what can be a dry topic (thinking math here for kids). This book just didn't fit my requirements, too dull and unimaginative really.