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Millions, Billions, & Trillions
Understanding Big Numbers
by David A. Adler
Edward Miller, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 1/2 x 10 | US$ 17.95
ISBN: 9780823424030 | 01-15-2013

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: THIRD | Age: 6 to 10

Themes: Counting, Data Analysis
Recommendations: A, H, K, PW, SLJ

CCSS Codes:
4.NBT.1, 3-4.RI.7

About the Book
What does a million look like? A billion? A trillion? These huge numbers are hard to visualize. This book explains quantities in terms children can understand. For example, one million dollars could buy two full pizzas a day for more than sixty-eight years, it would take the heads of ten thousand people together to have one billion hairs.

This dynamic math duo explains the concepts of millions, billions, and trillions in a lighthearted way.


"This accessible picture book presents big numbers, considers how we use them, and offers a sense of the qualities they represent . . . imaginative as well as logical."—Booklist

"Adler does a wonderful job of helping school-age children understand the concept that a million is a heck of a lot ."—School Library Journal