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Math Hacks 2

Stress Less + Do Better

by (author) Vanessa Vakharia

illustrated by Hyein Lee

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Nov 2021
General, Mindfulness & Meditation, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2021
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6


Feeling jinxed by geometry? Messed up by measurement? Antagonized by angles? Don't worry — help is here!



Written in The Math Guru's signature super-friendly style, Math Hacks 2 is packed with all-new advice on reducing math anxiety, de-stressing, self-care, test preparation strategies and how to make math your new BFF!

This full-colour book tackles Measurement, Lines, Angles, Coordinates, Shapes, Perimeter and Area, Time, Money and more! Peppered throughout are pointers on avoiding common mistakes and awesome tricks and tips for maximizing marks.

Math positivity advocate Vanessa Vakharia also puts the FUN in fundamentals with refresher tips on the basics.

About the authors

VANESSA VAKHARIA is a dedicated teacher, published author and leading expert in the field of youth engagement in education. She runs a math and science tutoring centre and is a frequent speaker at math education conferences. Vanessa is particularly passionate about engaging young women in traditionally male-dominated STEM fields and has presented her findings internationally in an interactive and accessible workshop for young people, academics, and educators. She makes appearances on City TV, Global Television and CBC radio throughout the school year with advice for parents and students, and her research continues to be published in magazines, parent blogs, national newspapers and academic journals. And if all that's not enough, she's the singer in a totally cool band.

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HYEIN LEE is an engineer-turned-illustrator and motion graphics designer. She gave up her engineering career to pursue her artistic dream; she has less money now, but somehow is a lot happier. Hyein's work is populated by humble and friendly monsters . . . and her lettering is fantastic. Hyein was born in Korea and came to Canada when she was 14. She now lives in her favourite city, Toronto, Ontario. Visit her at

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