Great Books for the Secondary Math Classroom

Title Author
200 % of NOTHING A.K. Dudney
3.1416 AND ALL THAT Philip J. Davis and William C. Chinn
A HISTORY OF π Petr Beckmann
A HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
A MATHEMATICIAN READS THE NEWSPAPER John Allen Paulos
A NEW LOOK AT GEOMETRY
AGNESI TO ZERO Sanderson & Smith
AN ADVENTURE IN GEOMETRY
AN INTRODUCTION TO TESSELLATIONS
AN IMAGINARY TALE, THE STORY OF π Paul J. Nahin
ANOTHER FINE MATH YOU’VE GOT ME INTO Ian Stewart
ANNOTATED EDITION OF FLATLAND Ian Stewart
ARCHIMEDES' REVENGE Paul Hoffman
BECOMING A MENTAL MATH WIZARD
BEYOND THE THIRD DIMENSION
BRAIN BUSTERS Dr. Abbie Salny
BARON'S MATHEMATICS STUDY DICTIONARY Frank Tapson
CELEBRATING WOMEN IN MATH AND SCIENCE NCTM
CHAOS James Gleick
CONQUERING MATHEMATICS
e - THE STORY OF A NUMBER Eli Maor
EVERYDAY MATH MADE EASY Peter Davidson
EXCURSIONS INTO GEOMETRY C. Stanley Ogilvy
FANTASIA MATHEMATICA Clifton Fadiman
FERMAT'S ENIGMA Simon Singh
FIVE RINGS, SIX CRISES, SEVEN DWARFS AND 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Boswell, Starer
FLATLAND Edwin Abbot
FLATTERLAND Ivars Petersen
FOR ALL PRACTICAL PURPOSES Solomon Garfunkel
FRACTAL GEOMETRY OF NATURE
FUN WITH MATH Bryan H. Bunch
G IS FOR GOOGOL David M. Schwartz
GEOMETRY, RELATIVITY AND THE FOURTH DIMENSION Budolf v. B. Rucker
HISTORY OF NUMBERS Bernard
HOW DID NUMBERS BEGIN? Mendel and Harry Sitomen
HOW MATH WORKS Carol Vorderman
INNUMERACY John Allen Paulos
IT'S ALL DONE WITH NUMBERS Wyler and Ames
JOHN VON NEUMAN Norman Macrae
JOY OF MATHEMATICS Theoni Pappas
LIFE BY THE NUMBERS Keith Devlin
MAGIC NUMBERS OF DR. MATRIX Marvin Gardner
MAKERS OF MATHEMATICS Stuart
MAKING EVERY MINUTE COUNT David Johnson
MATH IN THE MAKING
MATH TREK Ivars Peterson
MATHEMAGIC Heath
MATHEMATICAL MAGPIE Clifton Fadiman
MATHEMATICAL SCANDALS Theoni Pappas
MATHEMATICAL PUZZLES FOR BEGINNERS & ENTHUSIASTS Geoffery Mott-Smith
MATHEMATICAL SNAPSHOTS
MATHEMATICS Irene Fekete and Jasmine Denyer
MATHEMATICS AND HUMOR Linda Silvey et. al
MATHEMATICS FOR EVERYMAN Egmont Colerus
MATHEMATICS MAKE SENSE W.D. Lewis
MATHEMATICS: A HUMAN ENDEAVOR Harold R. Jacobs
MATHMAN
MINDTOOLS Rudy Rucker
MISSING PIECE Shel Silverstein
MORE INNUMERACY Paulos
MORE JOY OF MATHEMATICS Theoni Pappas
NUMBERS : FACTS, FIGURES AND FICTION Richard Phillips
NUMBERS AND SUCH Feldzamen
NUMBERS THEIR HISTORY AND MEANING Theoni Pappas
NUMBERS, THE LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE OF MEN AND NUMBERS
ONE TWO THREE ... INFINITY Isaac Asimov
ONCE UPON A NUMBER - THE HIDDEN MATHEMATICAL LOGIC OF STORIES John Allen Paulos
OVERCOMING MATH ANXIETY
PHANTOM TOLL BOOTH Norton Jester
PILLOW PROBLEMS AND A TANGLED TALE Rozsa Peter
PLAYING WITH INFINITY Rozsa Peter
PRISONER'S DILEMMA William Poundstone
PUZZLES, PATTERNS & PASTIMES FROM THE WORLD OF MATHEMATICS Charles F. Linn
RAPID MATH TRICKS AND TRIPS E.H. Julius
RAPID MATH WITHOUT A CALCULATOR A. Frederick Collins
SERENDIPITOUS DISCOVERIES
SHAPES, SPACE, AND SYMMETRY* Alan Holden
SIDEWAYS ARITHMETIC FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL Louis Sachar
SQUARING THE CIRCLE IS NO PIECE OF π Smithsonian, May 2000
TEACHING MATH WITH FOLDABLES Dinah Zikes
THE BOOK OF MATHEMATICS AND PUZZLES Martin Gardner
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHISANBO Sung Jin Pai and Hang Young Pai
THE DOT AND THE LINE Norton Juster
THE EDUCATION OF T.C. MITS Lillian R. Lieber
THE GIANT GOLDEN BOOK OF MATHEMATICS Irving Adler
THE HEART OF MATHEMATICS Burger & Starbird
THE JOY OF PI David Blatner
THE LITTLE BOOK OF BIG PRIMES Paulo Ribenboim
THE MAGIC OF MATHEMATICS Theoni Pappas
THE MAN WHO LOVED ONLY NUMBERS Paul Hoffman
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MATHEMATICAL FORMULAS Salem, Testard
THE NUMBER DEVIL Hans M. Enzensberger
THE NUMBER SENSE Dehaene
THE ONLY MATH BOOK YOU'LL EVER NEED
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EQUATION Howard Eves
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF CURIOUS AND INTERESTING GEOMETRY David Wells
THE PLANIVERSE A. K. Dewdney
THE REALM OF NUMBERS Isaac Asimov
THE STORY OF NUMBERS John McLeish
THE TEACHER FROM THE BLACK LAGOON Scholastic books
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MATHEMATICS Diane Thiessen, Margaret Matthias
THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS MATH PROBLEM Marilyn Vos Savant
WHAT IS MATHEMATICS? Courrant & Robbins
WOMEN AND NUMBERS Teri Perl
ZERO Charles Seife
ZERO TO LAZY EIGHT Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez