Mathical Book Prize

2021 Festival

Mathical Book Prize

Math is more than numbers and equations! The Mathical Book Prize is an annual award for fiction and nonfiction books that inspire children of all ages to see math in the world around them. Award-winning Mathical titles are selected by a nationwide committee of mathematicians, educators, librarians, early childhood experts, and others. Each year’s selections join a growing list of stories ranging from picture books and graphic novels to chapter books and young adult literature. Explore the Mathical Books collection of stories for ages 2-18, with 80 titles to date.

The Mathical Book Prize is awarded by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), in partnership with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and in coordination with the Children’s Book Council (CBC).