Fractions = Trouble!

Fractions = Trouble!

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While trying to decide on a science fair project, third-grader Wilson struggles with with fractions and, much to his embarrassment, his parents sign him up to work with a math tutor.

McMillan Palgrave

If Wilson Williams thought multiplication was difficult, he is finding fractions impossible. And when his parents hire a math tutor for him, he is sure he's the only kid in the history of Hill Elementary to have one. Wilson is determined to make sure that no one finds out, not even his best friend, Josh. At least his pet hamster, Pip, is sympathetic. Pip is going to be part of Wilson's science fair project, because any project with hamsters in it is bound to be wonderful. But Josh has the coolest project of all: at what temperature does a pickle explode? Unfortunately, it looks as if Wilson's secret may end up exploding their friendship.

Claudia Mills' Fractions = Trouble is a fun and thoroughly relatable story that Kirkus Reviews calls an "excellent selection for early chapter-book readers."



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While trying to choose a science fair project, third-grader Wilson Williams struggles with fractions and as a result, much to his embarrassment, his parents sign him up to work with a math tutor, in the much anticipated sequel to 7 X 9 = Trouble!
While trying to decide on a science fair project, third-grader Wilson struggles with fractions and, much to his embarrassment, his parents sign him up to work with a math tutor.

Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374367169
0374367167
Branch Call Number: J FICTION MILLS...C
Characteristics: 113 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Karas, G. Brian - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Fractions equals trouble
Notes: Sequel to: 7 x 9 = trouble!

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SPL_Childrens Sep 06, 2011

Wilson Williams has a problem at school: math! It had been very hard for him to learn his multiplication tables … and now he must learn fractions! Worse, his parents have hired a math tutor for Wilson. Has anyone at Hill Elementary School ever needed a MATH TUTOR? Wilson is determined that no one – not even his best friend, Josh – will find out that he has a tutor!

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