Here's a link to the Trailer for "IF: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and
Numbers". Click here
This is a review from the NY Times for 13 August: Click Here
Written by David J Smith * Illustrated by Steve Adams
This Page will grow over time, containing more activities and ideas for scaling
things down, and little things up.
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my email address here, or you can post on
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And HERE is a review from a home-school mother.
And Click Here for a lovely
review from KidsReads.com, part of the Book Report Network, a review site for books for
<--- Click cover image to the left to go to amazon.com to read reviews and to order.
Don't want to order from Amazon? THIS LINK will take you to IndieBound, to order from an independent
bookseller near you.
The Canadian National Reading Campaign posted this great review
Here's a blurb From Publisher's
Weekly -- See the first paragraph. This new book of mine is a
"category killer", and "there's really nothing else like it out there, every page is a
A librarian in Azle, TX, does a regular video called Book Hooks. Here's a link to
one she made about "IF".
You can order from Amazon now, or buy from your bookdealer.
David Smith has provided all kinds of school consulting, for
more than 22 years. He does assemblies and classroom visits, and also provides
in-service programs for teachers,
and evening programs for parents and families. He also does a great many on-site or
virtual author visits. "I love to do classroom visits, and I do them in-person, via
Skype, via mail or text, and fees are low." For information about these services, please
click here to contact David by email.
* A writer and reviewer in Australia has created a wonderful page about "If", with
her review of it, and also a collection of very useful notes about how to use the book
when reading it with children -- with 1 child, or with a classroom. Click here to read her review and
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