Spring 2024

Akua Loves Math

From the Series Leaders Are Readers

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Each day, Akua’s mother teaches her a new math lesson through fun and interactive learning activities.

Akua discovers joy in learning mathematics, which boosts her confidence in STEM. She shares this gift of knowledge with her friends and encourages them to explore mathematics in their daily lives.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Category SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2024
Publisher Planting People Growing Justice Press
Imprint Planting People Growing Justice Press
Language English
Number of Pages 28
Publication Date 2024-02-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV072000, JUV006000, JUV013060
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 6 x 9
Guided Reading Level I
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Teaching Guides

Author: Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Dr. Artika Tyner is a passionate educator, award-winning author, civil rights attorney, sought-after speaker, and advocate for justice. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is the founder of the Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute.

Illustrator: Bilal Karaca

Bilal Karaca graduated from the Traditional Turkish Arts Department, Fine Arts Faculty of Selçuk University. He has illustrated various children's books and magazines.

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Leaders Are Readers

The Leaders Are Readers series is designed to inspire early readers to discover joy in reading. These books support hands-on learning, feature relatable characters, and foster leadership development. View available downloads →