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Book Sneak-Peek and STEM Activities: Magic Squares and Infinity Bracelets! (ages 5-10)
April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am EDT
Amy will give a sneak peek into her new book THE BOY WHO DREAMED OF INFINITY and lead children through two STEM activities, making infinity bracelets and constructing magic squares. Bring with you if you can: Duct tape, paper, scissors, and a pencil or pen
Amy Alznauer is proud to support Women and Children First, a favorite local indie bookshop.
★ An illuminating picture-book biography of a singular, figure in the history of mathematics. – Booklist, starred review
★ A fascinating story beautifully told. – Kirkus, starred review
★ Lush watercolors by Daniel Miyares capture the lyrical details of Ramanujan’s world.
– Publisher’s Weekly, starred review
Amy Alznauer’s writing has won the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction and the Christopher Award. She is also the author of the forthcoming books: The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity (Candlewick, 2020), Flying Paintings, The Zhou Brothers: A Story of Revolution and Art (Candlewick, 2020), and The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor (Enchanted Lion Books, 2020). Amy teaches mathematics at Northwestern University and lives and writes in Chicago. Find Amy and her children’s books at www.amyalz.com