Coming in at 253 pages, this is the little book which is full of mathematical gold. Hans Magnus Enzensberger wrote The Number Devil in 1998. This was when I was 8, and in 4th grade. How did I miss this gem? I would have fallen down the mathematical rabbit hole even sooner. Disguised as a novel, the math in this book includes: Pascal's Triangle, Fibonacci Numbers, set theory, factorials, math 'tricks', and math history. It even has a brief excerpt of Russell's proof that 1+1 equals 2 (although Books by Number- The Number Devil Rebecca Miller 02/03/2017

Coming in at 253 pages, this is the little book which is full of mathematical gold. Hans Magnus Enzensberger wrote The Number Devil in 1998. This was when I was 8, and in 4th grade. How did I miss this gem? I would have fallen down the mathematical rabbit hole even sooner. Disguised as a novel, the math in this book includes: Pascal's Triangle, Fibonacci Numbers, set theory, factorials, math 'tricks', and math history. It even has a brief excerpt of Russell's proof that 1+1 equals 2 (although

My love of mathematics started with a love of numbers. I enjoyed finding all possible ways I could add, subtract, and multiply different numbers in order to find a specific number, say twelve. Twelve was my favorite number; I loved twelve. We become attached to numbers that have a deeper meaning to us; numbers that make us feel, make us remember. Sesame Street had the “Pinball Song”; this song consisted of counting to twelve with a catchy jingle every child could remember. For love of numbers... Lauren Devitt 05/20/2016

My love of mathematics started with a love of numbers. I enjoyed finding all possible ways I could add, subtract, and multiply different numbers in order to find a specific number, say twelve. Twelve was my favorite number; I loved twelve. We become attached to numbers that have a deeper meaning to us; numbers that make us feel, make us remember. Sesame Street had the “Pinball Song”; this song consisted of counting to twelve with a catchy jingle every child could remember.