Celebrate Pi Day on March 14!

Posted by Free Library of Philadelphia on March 8, 2022

March 14 is Pi Day – how will you be celebrating? We’ll be dreaming about our favorite types of pie and checking out books on mathematics! The following books are available at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Books on Mathematics for Children:
Squares, Rectangles, and Other Quadrilaterals by David Adler
The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity by Amy Alznauer
Nothing Stopped Sophie by Cheryl Bardoe
On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne
Blockhead by Joseph D’Agnese
What’s the Point of Math by Ben Davis
Fractions in Disguise by Edward Einhorn
The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman
Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets by Hena Khan
Seven Golden Rings by Rajani LaRocca
The Girl with a Mind for Math by Julia Finley Mosca
Count to Love by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Math Curse by Jon Scieszka
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark

Books on Mathematics for Adults/Teens:
Descartes’ Secret Notebook by Amir Aczel
Infinitesimal by Amir Alexander
The King of Infinite Space by David Berlinski
Al-Khwarizmi: The Inventor of Algebra by Corona Brezina
Beyond Infinity and How to Bake [Pi] by Eugenia Cheng
How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
When Einstein Walked with Gödel by Jim Holt
Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension by Max Parker
In Pursuit of the Unknown by Ian Stewart
Our Mathematical Universe by Max Tegmark

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