Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Barasch, Lynne.
New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005.
IL 3-6, RL 5.2
ISBN 0374304351
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In 1952, seven-year-old April is very concerned about her older sister.  Annabel is struggling with math.  Her only chance of passing is the solve a difficult math problem that the teacher has given her.  Annabel is very upset because she just can't figure it out.  But April gets a great idea.  Why not ask Albert Einstein.  After all, he is the world's greatest mathematician.  Albert Einstein was working at Princeton University and April sent him a letter along with the problem.  Will he answer?  This is based on a true story.
SUBJECTS:     Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
                        Problem solving.
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