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Children's Fiction Mysteries & Detective Stories

The Math Kids An Incorrect Solution

by (author) David Cole

illustrated by Shannon O'Toole

Common Deer Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2021
Mysteries & Detective Stories
  • Paperback / softback

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

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6


Fifth grade is off to a terrible start for the Math Kids.

Jordan and Justin are in a different class from Stephanie and Catherine. Worse, they have Miller the Killer for math, and he hates math! Even more troubling, Jordan witnesses Robbie, the class bully, in an angry confrontation with his father and wonders if Constable Colson might be doing more than yelling.

People problems suddenly seem a lot more challenging than homework, but maybe with the right plan—and some math—the four Math Kids can find a way to deal with their classroom woes and make sure Robbie stays safe.

The Math Kids: An Incorrect Solution is the fifth book in the Math Kids series.

About the authors

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Shannon O'Toole is a Toronto based illustrator, painter and elementary school teacher. Her playful illustration work is inspired by the unique and humorous characters in her life. Aside from illustrating books for children, Shannon has exhibited her artwork in galleries across Ontario. When she is not drawing, Shannon can be found curled up with her dog, Edgar watching old movies. You can visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @shannonotooleart

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