Jennifer Ouellette never took math in college, mostly because she-like most people-assumed that she wouldn't need it in real life. But then she had a change of heart and decided to revisit the equations and formulas that had haunted her for years. The Calculus Diaries is the fun and fascinating account of her year spent confronting her math phobia head on. With wit and verve, Ouellette shows how she learned to apply calculus to everything
Divergent was a great read! Beatrice Prior is the central character of a dystopian society divided into 5 factions. A the age of 16 each member of society must decide which faction they will devote the rest of their lives to; Erudite (intelligence), Abnegation (selflessness), Candor (honesty), Amity (Peace), or Dauntless (Bravery). Divergent is Veronica Roth's debut novel, and the first in a trilogy. Insurgent is book #2, and you can begin to look for that May 1st, 2012.
read this as a young child and it has stuck with me ever since. (this book will make you see beauty in people who are weird and hard to understand) http://www.randomhouse.com/book/171194/stargirl-by-jerry-spinelli#teachersguide https://multcolib.org/stargirl
Off the coast of Halifax, two warships collide, causing an explosion that will level the town. How can the residents recieve aid when less than 12 hours later, a blizzard blows in, dumping more than a foot of snow on the survivors?