Sluggers' Car Wash (MathStart 3) (Library Binding)

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Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

Sluggers' Car Wash is perfect for teaching dollars and cents to second, third, and fourth gradersThe 21st Street Sluggers' T-shirts are worn-out and dirty. They need new ones, but they have no money. How can they raise some cash, and fast? By having a car wash! 

Kids will love the story and the funny illustrations by Barney Saltzberg. Parents and other educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding comparisons a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works! The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives! Math = Fun!

MathStart is an award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy that teaches math through stories and visual models. Young readers find the stories engaging and relatable, because each story revolves around practical applications of the math concept being presented and features lively art from top-notch illustrators.

Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension. This unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The 63-book series is divided into three levels with 21 books in each. The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

About the Author


Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.



Barney Saltzberg is a singer/songwriter and children’s book author/illustrator. His books include Animal Kisses, Hip and Hop’s -- The Problem with Pumpkins, Mrs. Morgan’s Lawn, and The Soccer Mom From Outer Space. His songs have been performed on the hit television show Arthur.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780060289218
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 20th, 2002
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: MathStart 3

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