Author: Claudia Mills

Book Review: Annika Riz Mat..

Book Review: Annika Riz Math Whiz + Giveaway

Annika Riz is a math whiz, only her friends cannot stand math class. When a sudoku contest comes to the library, she knows that she can prove to her friends that math can be cool if she wins. I completely connected with Annika, having loved math when I was in elementary and middle school. I also grew up with a math family, only not to the extreme of having numerical decorations all over her house. I love the mix of baking and how it connects to math in this story. I think anyone who has messed up a batch of […]

Posted May 30, 2014
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Book Review: Zero Tolerance

Book Review: Zero Tolerance

I found the premise of Zero Tolerance to be intriguing and sure enough, this book kept me up all night reading. Sierra is a girl that gets good grades, does extra curricula and always does the right thing. Unfortunately for her, the school has a zero tolerance policy. So even though she had taken her mother's lunch to school by mistake and even though she turned it in right away, the punishment for having a knife at school is expulsion.  Personally, I don't think zero tolerance is a good policy when it involves well-meaning students to be expelled for no […]

Posted September 6, 2013
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