The History of Counting

by Denise Schmandt-Besserat, Michael Hays

On Sale: 08/25/1999

The History of Counting

by Denise Schmandt-Besserat

illustrated by Michael Hays

On Sale: 08/25/1999

Format:

Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

ALA Booklist Editors' Choice

About the Book

Drawing on years of research, a renowned archaeologist traces the evolution of counting. She shows how the concept of numbers came about, how various societies answered the question "How many?," and how our modern-day decimal system was developed. Engrossing and enlightening, this fascinating book introduces children to one of our most important inventions.

00-01 Utah Book Award (Informational Books)

Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council

Educator and Librarian Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780688141189
  • ISBN 10: 0688141188
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 08/25/1999
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers

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