Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

2-4 5-7 8-10 11-13 14-18 18+ All Ages
All Day — Saturday, May 4, 2019

Mathical Book Readings

Check your schedule for five fantastic book readings, one for every age bracket! A lost dragon, a bedroom full of smelly sheep, billions of stars, middle school machinations, and some really, really big numbers await. (Get the Mathical list:

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Mathical Events at the 2019 Festival

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Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) is one of the world’s preeminent centers for collaborative research in mathematics. Located in Berkeley, California, MSRI’s mission is to advance mathematical research, foster…

Steve Light

Children's Author

Steve Light grew up in New Jersey. He studied illustration at Pratt Institute. Upon graduating he did corporate illustrations for companies such as AT&T, Sony Films, and the New York…

Judy Cox

Children's Author

Judy Cox is the author of Sheep Won’t Sleep: Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s, a 2018 Mathical Book Prize Award Winner (Grades K-2). She is a former elementary school teacher…

Seth Fishman

Children's Author

Seth Fishman can hold his breath for 163 seconds and likes to blink about 15,000 times a day. He has also written 2 books for teenagers. He lives with his…

Wendy Lichtman

Young Adult Author

Wendy Lichtman holds a degree in mathematics, and when she decided to write the story behind Secrets, Lies and Algebra – about a teen realizing that some questions have more…

Dr. Richard Schwartz

Young Adult Author

Dr. Richard Schwartz grew up in Los Angeles and spent his youth obsessively playing tennis until video games distracted him. He is Professor of Mathematics at Brown University. He has…