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The App Generation by Howard Gardner
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Poorly written book, by this time and day everyone knows that technology is changing people for better or worse. Book is not worth the read, in fact the book should have never been written, if you have been alive or not under a rock for 5 years you k...more
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Nebraska POW Camps by Melissa Amateis Marsh
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Since taking multiple trips out to Hastings I knew POW camps were in nebraska, but I didn't know the extent of how many POW camps there were.

Main focus is on three of the major camps in nebraska not focusing, I wish there was more about the minor fac...more
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The Grapes of Math by Alex Bellos
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The book was great, I'm sure that when the author states that they start from elementary and go up he means you need to start from a senior in high schools perspective. When he started a chapter off with quadratics I thought it was a little far fetch...more
Trever rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Annika Riz, Math Whiz by Claudia Mills
Annika Riz, Math Whiz
by Claudia Mills (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I'm not sure sudoku puzzles really constitute as math curriculum or doing sudoku puzzles makes you a math wiz, it makes you a game wiz.

The math in the book is glossed over and provides almost no explanation of the math that Annika and her friends enc...more
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Battlefields of Nebraska by Thomas D. Phillips
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Book does a brief history of the battles of nebraska I wish there was more information, but I doubt there was that much information about plains battles.

A good guide if you are out in western nebraska.
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Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
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Great book about the importance of truly being free, after 9/11 everything changed about certain freedoms. Great YA novel about the importance of what someone thinks is good for you is not necessarily what's best for you.

Well written, wish the story...more
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Prairie Forge by James J. Kimble
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Wonderful book, great piece of nonfiction writing that never gets boring. Wonderful use of facts to weave this story of Nebraska and how Henry Doorly won the war for the United States.

Best part about the book is the use of gamification by Doorly and...more
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The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien
read in July, 2014
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Well written book, great book about war that can be applied to any war. Great stories and characters, one of the best books I have read this year.
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A Girl Named Digit by Annabel Monaghan
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The book had poor writing for 180 and some pages it was drizzle of I hope he likes me and he doesn't like me.

The book had two math tie ins with Fibonacci sequence in the first quarter of the book and a Caesar shift cipher in the last quarter of the b...more
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
by Chris Grabenstein (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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The book is wildly entertaining, since having read most of the book and the book in general being about the reading of books, I loved it.

I don't know why people compare this book to willy wonka, besides the book saying that. The book mostly resembles...more
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“Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.”
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