G Georgia Children's Book Award Nominee, 2009-2010 A Bank Street College of Education, Best Children's Book of the Year, 2009
A Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2008 Northern California Book Award Nominee, 2008
Nothern California Independent Booksellers Association, nominee Book of the Year, 2008
Cynsational Best Books of 2008, Cynsations
An entertaining mystery is interspersed with formulas and graphs and a little hard-earned wisdom. Good fun for all, and a special treat for those who share Tess’s fascination with figures, facts and formulas. - Kirkus Reviews
Math and fiction? Why the world's gone all higglety-pigglety on us! Up is down! Right is wrong! Math is fun!
- School Library Journal
Lichtman has seamlessly woven 8th grade algebraic concepts into a spot-on teen narrative focused on middle school friendships, trust and betrayal.
- Northern California Book Reviewers Association
Another engaging blend of mystery, math, and teen life in the Do The Math series.
Lichtman offers a winning combination of mystery (with a delicious hint of danger), coming-of-age, friendship and bullying issues while using math to provide insights into life.