{"id":5806922759,"title":"A Place for Zero","handle":"a-place-for-zero","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/angeline-sparagna-lopresti\" title=\"Angeline Sparagna LoPresti\"\u003eAngeline Sparagna LoPresti\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/phyllis-hornung\" title=\"Phyllis Hornung\"\u003ePhyllis Hornung\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eWhat's a digit to do?\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eZero is lonely in Digitaria. He can't play Addemup with the other numbers, because he has nothing to add. Join Zero as he goes on a journey to discover his place.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/once-upon-a-dime\" title=\"Once Upon a Dime\"\u003eOnce Upon a Dime\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/the-multiplying-menace-divides\" title=\"The Multiplying Menace Divides\"\u003eThe Multiplying Menace Divides\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/cut-down-to-size-at-high-noon\" title=\"Cut Down to Size at High Noon\"\u003eCut Down to Size at High Noon\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/place-for-zero-spread.jpg?3492953205123288809\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAngeline Sparagna LoPresti, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA native New Yorker, Angeline Sparagna LoPresti taught math to second through eighth graders for twenty-five years. Prior to her teaching career, she was a medical research assistant at the Department of Bacteriology at Cornell University Medical School. Now retired, Mrs. LoPresti occupies her leisure time with indoor gardening, reading, cooking, and photography.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/angeline-sparagna-lopresti\" title=\"Angeline Sparagna LoPresti\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Angeline.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePhyllis Hornung, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePhyllis Hornung graduated from the Columbus College of Art \u0026amp; Design with a degree in illustration. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she spends most of her time drawing and painting. When she's not hard at work painting, she can be found browsing bookstores, reading, watching movies, or playing video games.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/phyllis-hornung\" title=\"Phyllis Hornung\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Phyllis.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eChildhood Education\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis story presents a lighthearted math adventure with the moral that \"sometimes you have to take risks to really count,\" as well as the mathematical message that every number has a place in the base ten system. Not only does the author use humor and clever tricks to captivate young readers, but she also hides mathematical terms in the text. This story also can be used as an introductionto multiplication.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLibrary Media Connection\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSpeak about an identity crisis! The number zero sets out in search of himself in this whimsical, magical, mathematical tale. Zero discovers that in this enchanted land of numbers, he has nothing to add and he cannot play \"addemup\" with numbers 1-9. All of the other numbers belong and they all have their place. However, zero is alone and he needs to find his place. Zero then discovers multiplication. He feels that if he could be multiplied, that he might find a place and purpose in life. He sets out to find King Multiplus who also wonders what would happen if zero were multiplied. \u003ci\u003eA Place for Zero\u003c\/i\u003e provides a great read aloud for 2nd grade students as they anticipate exploring multiplication. 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When she's not hard at work painting, she can be found browsing bookstores, reading, watching movies, or playing video games.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/phyllis-hornung\" title=\"Phyllis Hornung\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Phyllis.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eChildhood Education\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis story presents a lighthearted math adventure with the moral that \"sometimes you have to take risks to really count,\" as well as the mathematical message that every number has a place in the base ten system. Not only does the author use humor and clever tricks to captivate young readers, but she also hides mathematical terms in the text. This story also can be used as an introductionto multiplication.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLibrary Media Connection\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSpeak about an identity crisis! The number zero sets out in search of himself in this whimsical, magical, mathematical tale. Zero discovers that in this enchanted land of numbers, he has nothing to add and he cannot play \"addemup\" with numbers 1-9. All of the other numbers belong and they all have their place. However, zero is alone and he needs to find his place. Zero then discovers multiplication. He feels that if he could be multiplied, that he might find a place and purpose in life. He sets out to find King Multiplus who also wonders what would happen if zero were multiplied. \u003ci\u003eA Place for Zero\u003c\/i\u003e provides a great read aloud for 2nd grade students as they anticipate exploring multiplication. 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A Place for Zero

By: Angeline Sparagna LoPresti / Illustrated by: Phyllis Hornung

What's a digit to do?

Zero is lonely in Digitaria. He can't play Addemup with the other numbers, because he has nothing to add. Join Zero as he goes on a journey to discover his place.

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Angeline Sparagna LoPresti, author

A native New Yorker, Angeline Sparagna LoPresti taught math to second through eighth graders for twenty-five years. Prior to her teaching career, she was a medical research assistant at the Department of Bacteriology at Cornell University Medical School. Now retired, Mrs. LoPresti occupies her leisure time with indoor gardening, reading, cooking, and photography.

Read more about Angeline.


Phyllis Hornung, illustrator

Phyllis Hornung graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design with a degree in illustration. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she spends most of her time drawing and painting. When she's not hard at work painting, she can be found browsing bookstores, reading, watching movies, or playing video games.

Read more about Phyllis.

Childhood Education

This story presents a lighthearted math adventure with the moral that "sometimes you have to take risks to really count," as well as the mathematical message that every number has a place in the base ten system. Not only does the author use humor and clever tricks to captivate young readers, but she also hides mathematical terms in the text. This story also can be used as an introductionto multiplication.

Library Media Connection

Speak about an identity crisis! The number zero sets out in search of himself in this whimsical, magical, mathematical tale. Zero discovers that in this enchanted land of numbers, he has nothing to add and he cannot play "addemup" with numbers 1-9. All of the other numbers belong and they all have their place. However, zero is alone and he needs to find his place. Zero then discovers multiplication. He feels that if he could be multiplied, that he might find a place and purpose in life. He sets out to find King Multiplus who also wonders what would happen if zero were multiplied. A Place for Zero provides a great read aloud for 2nd grade students as they anticipate exploring multiplication. The content would definitely offer good curriculum support in a 3rd- or-4th grade classroom. The book contains very good content for place value and number sense lessons. The story stimulates a great deal of "math talk." Students will get excited about math after hearing this charming tale. There are endless opportunities for discussion and math extensions. It really adds up!

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ISBN: 978-1-57091-196-5

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ISBN: 978-1-60734-158-1 PDF
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Ages: 6-9
Page count: 32
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