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Sally Strange

And How She Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Grade 7 Math

About the Book


How does a 12 year old girl stay focused in math class when she's fighting with her best friend, her crush is passing her notes, and she really doesn't care what a trapezoid is?


She doesn't!

Sally Strange isn’t exactly sure who she is, or what she wants to be when she grows up. What she does know, is that it’s definitely nothing to do with math.

Grade 7 is going to be Sally’s year.

But growing up is less straight forward than Sally thought. Things are complicated. Her friendship with Lindsay is strained when Lindsay doesn’t make the cut for the volleyball team. Failing grades in Math have Sally questioning her future. And things are different with Evan. Not bad different, just – different. Even in Math, where there's usually only one right answer – although, hardly ever Sally’s – the numbers have become irrational and the possible outcomes vary. Suddenly, not every problem has an easy solution.

It's an honest and warm-hearted coming-of-age story about living in the now and allowing only our strengths to define us.

About the Author

Nico Rowinsky
Nico Rowinsky

Born in Uruguay, Nico Rowinsky grew up in Mississauga, Canada, and went to the University of Toronto.

His debut novel, Sally Strange: And How She Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Grade 7 Math, began as a writing assignment for a student in his Grade 7 homeroom.

Now a full-time teacher of middle school math, Nico works and lives in Toronto with his wife Sara, who is also a teacher. Two more books are slated for the series: a Grade 8 sequel and a Grade 6 prequel.

About the Contributors

Marian Small
Marian Small


Marian is the former Dean of Education at the University of New Brunswick. A longtime professor of mathematics education, she speaks widely and consults with schools and districts to help teachers and coaches in the United States, Canada, and Bhutan. Marian is Canada's best seller of math resources for educators.

Table of Contents

  • TERM 1
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Chapter 10
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 13
  • Chapter 14
  • Chapter 15
  • Chapter 16
  • Chapter 17
  • Chapter 18
  • Chapter 19
  • Chapter 20
  • TERM 2
  • Chapter 21
  • Chapter 22
  • Chapter 23
  • Chapter 24
  • Chapter 25
  • Chapter 26
  • Chapter 27
  • Chapter 28
  • Chapter 29
  • Chapter 30
  • Chapter 31
  • Chapter 32
  • Chapter 33
  • TERM 3
  • Chapter 34
  • Chapter 35
  • Chapter 36
  • Chapter 36.66666
  • Chapter 37
  • Chapter 38
  • Chapter 39
  • Chapter 40
  • Chapter 41
  • Chapter 42
  • Chapter 43
  • Chapter 44
  • Chapter 45
  • Chapter 46
  • Chapter 47
  • Chapter 48
  • The End

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