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Dear Parents,

Here are a list websites that have good book suggestions:

Hoagies Gifted Resources: http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/young_adult_lit.htm

 

Several students have requested puzzles and logic problems to play a larger role in our problem solving regimen. If you would like to start a family puzzle of the week or just want to have resources at home, here is a list of suggestions.

 

Puzzle books, in order of difficulty.

Bolt, B. (1984) The Amazing Mathematical Amusement Arcade. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Bolt, B. (1992) Mathematical Cavalcade. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Bolt, B. (1993) A Pandora’s Mathematical Box. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Bolt, B. (1995) A Mathematical Jamboree. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Tanton, J. (2001). Solve This: Math Activities for Students and Clubs. Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America.

Cornelius M., & Parr A. (1991). What’s Your Game? Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Berlekamp, E. & Rodgers, T. (1999) The Mathematician and Pied Puzzler: A collection in tribute to Martin Gardner. Natick, Mass:

A K Peters. Gardner, M (1987). Riddles of the Sphinx: And other mathematical puzzle tales. Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America

Gardner, M (2000). Mathematical puzzle tales. Washington DC: Mathematical Association of America

Gardner, M (2001). The Colossal Book of Mathematics. New York:

W.W Norton Moscovich, I. (2005) Knotty Number Problems & Other Puzzles. New York:

Sterling Bergekamp, E. R., Conway, J.H & Guy, R.K. (2001). Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays. 2nd ed. Wellesley, Mass: AK Peters

 

Happy Puzzling! 

Megan Currier

CMS PEAK Coordinator

384.7941 (.5T, W, TH)

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The characteristics of GT students through the humor of Calvin & Hobbs. It also references Bertie Kingore's work:)

http://www.byrdseed.com/calvin/

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