Remember Me
OR

 
7 X 9 = Trouble!
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
4.3 
PAGES
103 p.  
KEYWORDS
 
PUBLISHER
$5.94
Retail $6.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 114
Paperback
ISBN 9780374464523
Publisher Summary
Wilson Williams worries about passing his times-table tests

Wilson has a hard time with math, especially with Mrs. Porter's timed multiplication tests. If only he were as quick as Laura Vicks, the smartest kid in third grade, or as quick as his brother, Kipper -- a kindergartner. Wilson's mother and father try to help, but Wilson doesn't appreciate having to do practice tests on a play date. Fortunately, his friend Josh Hernandez is a comfort, as is Squiggles, the class hamster. Wilson is sure that with his own little animal squeaking and cuddling beside him, he could learn anything. But his mom doesn't like pets. So Wilson bravely struggles on, hoping that one day in the not-too-distant future he'll pass all his times-table tests. Then, surprisingly, Kipper comes to the rescue.

With sensitivity and gentle humor, Claudia Mills examines a common childhood fear and a common family experience. G. Brian Karas provides tender, funny pictures.

7 x 9 = Trouble! is a 2003 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

"It's not just 7 x 9 but multiplication in general that is trouble for third-grader Wilson WIlliams . . . Mills' sympathetic and detailed treatment of Wilson's travails makes this both a suspenseful and satisfying beginning chapter book." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Best School Year Ever Nate The Great On The Owl Express Lily Cupboard/a Story of the Holocaust Mr. Putter and Tabby Spin the Yarn Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize Shoeshine Girl Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I Mr. Lincoln's Way Monitor : The Iron Warship That Changed the World Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge Wonder Murphy, Gold Rush Dog Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden By My Brother's Side Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time Willie Wins A+ Custodian Teammates Amanda Pig, First Grader Last Holiday Concert