Gifted Girls: Math, Music, Science, and Sports

A Listmania! list by Angie B. "Angie B." (Beaumont, TX USA)
The list author says: "This is the 3rd of three lists I am preparing for bright girls who love to read. This list focuses on Math, Music, Science, and Sports. See also my lists entitled "Gifted Girls" Art, Classics, English, Imagination" and "Gifted Girls: Geography, Health/Medical Science, History."
Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra
1.  Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman
The list author says:
  "Wow! Math principles within a murder / suicide mystery.  Unique concept that had me reading from cover to cover in no time.  Recommended for middle and high school girls' summer reading."
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Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (A Math Adventure)
2.  Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (A Math Adventure) by Pam Calvert
The list author says:
  "MATH
Multiplying by whole numbers and by fractions."
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What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?
3.  What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? by Julie Ellis
The list author says:
  "MATH
Another way of describing and understanding multiplication squares.  Will give you an "a-HA!" moment (like a lightbulb turning on over your head feeling)."
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The Phantom Tollbooth
4.  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The list author says:
  "MATH / VOCABULARY / CLASSIC / IMAGINATION This 1961 book is about a boy who travels through silly lands after receiving a toy tollbooth.  I recommend a long family road trip with this in the CD player.   (Wizard of Oz type of fantasy NOT at all frightening.   "Phantom" is in the title merely because the tollbooth mysteriously appears out of nowhere.  Enjoy!"
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The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
5.  The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
The list author says:
  "MATH
Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the earth about 2,000 years ago using simple geometry.  AR (5.8, 0.5)"
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Adventures of the elements: Rings of enlightenment
6.  Adventures of the elements: Rings of enlightenment by Richard E. James III
The list author says:
  "SCIENCE / CHEMISTRY: The Chemical Elements as Super Heroes.  The first book in this 3 book series is simply titled "The Adventures of the Elements AR~(7.3, 4,) while "Rings of Enlightenment" is the 2nd book AR (6.7, 6) and "Dangerous Games is the 3rd."
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Music Math: Exploring Different Interpretations of Fractions (Powermath)
7.  Music Math: Exploring Different Interpretations of Fractions (Powermath) by Kathleen Collins
The list author says:
  "MATH
The math of music."
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Cheaper by the Dozen
8.  Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr.
The list author says:
  "MATH
If the paging is still the same, see pages 47-49 for tips on doing mental math."
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A Fair Bear Share (MathStart 2)
9.  A Fair Bear Share (MathStart 2) by Stuart J. Murphy
The list author says:
  "MATH
A great fairy tale to read to your little sister or brother!  Counting, grouping by tens and ones, fairness."
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Great Source Mathstart: Student Reader Dinosaur Deals
10.  Great Source Mathstart: Student Reader Dinosaur Deals by Stuart J. Murphy
The list author says:
  "MATH / Pre-Algebra
Understanding equivalent values.  AR (3.3, 0.5)"
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How Tall, How Short, How Faraway
11.  How Tall, How Short, How Faraway by David A. Adler
The list author says:
  "MATH
Measuring"
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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure)
12.  Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure) by Cindy Neuschwander
The list author says:
  "MATH
AR (4.3, 0.5)"
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Warlord's Beads, The (Warlord's Series)
13.  Warlord's Beads, The (Warlord's Series) by Virginia Walton Pilegard
The list author says:
  "MATH
Understanding an abacus.  Ar (3.6, 0.5)"
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Warlord's Puzzle, The (Warlord's Series)
14.  Warlord's Puzzle, The (Warlord's Series) by Virginia Walton Pilegard
The list author says:
  "MATH
Understanding tangrams.  AR (4.5, 0.5)"
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The Transcontinental Railroad: Using Proportions to Solve Problems (Math for the Real World)
15.  The Transcontinental Railroad: Using Proportions to Solve Problems (Math for the Real World) by Therese Shea
The list author says:
  "MATH / PROPORTIONS  AR (6.8, 1)"
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Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (4 Books)
16.  Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (4 Books) by Donald J. Sobol
The list author says:
  "MATH / LOGIC / INTERPRETING CLUES / CLASSIC"
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The Mysterious Matter of I. M. Fine
17.  The Mysterious Matter of I. M. Fine by Diane Stanley
The list author says:
  "MATH / INTERPRETING CLUES
Hopefully your library has the kid-friendly cover with the gummy worms.  This 2001 book is AR rated (4.5, 6)"
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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked
18.  Handel, Who Knew What He Liked by M. T. Anderson
The list author says:
  "MUSIC
Life of the composer.  AR (3.5, 0.5)"
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Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear
19.  Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear by Lensey Namioka
The list author says:
  "MUSIC
When you are NOT gifted musically....  AR (4.6, 3)"
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Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It
20.  Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It by Sundee Tucker Frazier
The list author says:
  "SCIENCE / SPORTS
(minerals, rocks, Tae Kwon Do and more)"
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The Ditchdigger's Daughters
21.  The Ditchdigger's Daughters by Yvonne S. Thornton
The list author says:
  "PERSEVERANCE
A poor father dreamed of seeing all six of his daughters become doctors; his wisdom & guidance gave his girls the strength to keep striving; each daughter transcended race, color, & gender to fulfill the promise of the American Dream.  A must read for high school and college students and their families.""
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The Story of Salt
22.  The Story of Salt by Mark Kurlansky
The list author says:
  "SCIENCE / The only rock we eat."
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Project Mulberry
23.  Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
The list author says:
  "SCIENCE
Silkworm farming / sericulture  AR (4.3, 6)"
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Sneeze!
24.  Sneeze! by Alexandra Siy
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  "SCIENCE / Neuroscience  AR (6.8, 0.5)"
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Poor Puppy (Bad Kitty)
25.  Poor Puppy (Bad Kitty) by Nick Bruel
The list author says:
  "SPORTS
A great book to read at night to your 3 or 4-year-old sibling.  The sequel to "Bad Kitty""
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Around the World in Eighty Days (Whole Story)
26.  Around the World in Eighty Days (Whole Story) by Jules Verne
The list author says:
  "SPORTS
A travel race to win a bet.  Written ~1873  AR (9.6, 12)"
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America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle
27.  America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by David A. Adler
The list author says:
  "SPORTS / SWIMMING AR(4.4, 0.5)"
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Sixteen Years In Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
28.  Sixteen Years In Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula Yoo
The list author says:
  "SPORTS / SWIMMING"
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