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The Cartoon Guide to Statistics by Larry Gonick
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Sep 18, 09

bookshelves: stuff-you-need-to-know, young-adult
Read in September, 2009

This is the default Christmas present book I'm going to give to parents with middle-school kids. I found it at the MP library's new book section, and it is worth looking at.

It starts out simple - illustrating the differences between median, mean and mode. By page 22, I got a little shaky, but it covers more than what I learned in a business math class in college.

This series also looks at American History, which may also be good.
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