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Usha and the Big Digger



"Math: Geometry/spatial sense; Includes math activities and a note about constellations in different cultures."--Jacket flap.

Publisher Marketing:
Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!

When sisters Usha and Aarti look up at the stars, they see different things. Aarti sees the Big Dipper, but Usha sees the Big DIGGER. And cousin Gloria sees the Big Kite! Could they all be right? A playful introduction to geometry and spatial relationships, featuring Indian American characters and a note about cultures and constellations.

Storytelling Math celebrates children using math in their daily adventures as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Joyful stories and hands-on activities make it easy for kids and their grown-ups to explore everyday math together. Developed in collaboration with math experts at STEM education nonprofit TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

Product Details


ISBN–13: 9781623542016

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Publication Date: Aug-2021

Pages: 32

Lexile Level: 0360

Ages: 03 - 06

BISAC Categories: Mathematics , Diversity & Multicultural , Concepts Seasons