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"This groundbreaking book is just what this country needs: a fun and accessible resource to help spark undiscovered math abilities in girls, and to inspire the next generation of female scientists, mathematicians, and astronauts." - Dr. Sally Ride, first American woman in space

"At last, a math book that every girl will want to have. Think Clueless (the movie) meets Euclid (the famous Greek math teacher)....If you are having any trouble with middle school math, this book is your life saver. Buy it, keep it with you, and show it off." - Keith Devlin, PhD, Stanford University; NPR's "Math Guy"; author, The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS

"MATH DOESN'T SUCK is much more than a math tutorial-Danica teaches the value of confidence that comes from feeling smart. This wonderful book is a roadmap to true success for girls, no matter what career they choose." - Leeza Gibbons, national radio and talk show host

"Danica is a perfect role model...I hope all parents of middle school students will give a copy of this book to their kids-it'll go a long way towards improving the math education in our country." -Tony F. Chan, PhD, Assistant Director for Math and Physical Sciences, National Science Foundation

"A brilliant and successful effort to bring a little glamour to the teaching of mathematics." -Veeravalli S. Varadarajan, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, UCLA

"This book sparkles with proven techniques for succeeding in math as well as in life as a confident young woman. This should be required reading for every girl aged 9 to 16!" - Bettie B. Youngs, Ph.D., author, the Taste Berries for Teens: Inspirational Short & Encouragement On Life, Love and Friendships series

"MATH DOESN'T SUCK conveys math in an immediately accessible and delightful way to young girls. My three nieces won't even suspect that I'm trying to turn them into mathematicians." - Dr. Jonathan D. Farley, D.Phil., Professor of Mathematics, CalTech; consultant for the hit TV shows Numb3rs and Medium

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Here's a partial list of the press surrounding the August 2nd, 2007 release of "Math Doesn't Suck."

For Press surrounding the August 2010 release of Hot X: Algebra Exposed, click here!

For Press surrounding the August 2008 release of Kiss My Math, click here!

November 2007

Oprah & Friends Radio Show - November 14th

October 2007

Fox Morning News, Washington DC - October 15th

CW Morning Show - TV Interview - October 10th Interview, Part 2

"Big Idea with Donny Deutsch" - CNBC - October 2nd

September 2007 Interview, Part 1 - September 25th. Watch here. (YouTube version here)

NBC's "Today Show Weekend" - TV interview September 22nd (See the video here)

NPR - Radio Interview "Talk of the Nation" September 21st - (click on the white "Listen" button)

FOX News "Red Eye" - TV interview September 21st

"Today in New York" Morning Show - TV interview September 19th

"FOX & Friends" - TV interview September 19th

KTLA Morning Show September 12th - TV interview

"Waking up with Whoopi" radio show September 4th

August 2007

People Magazine (on stands - August 27th issue)

Riz Khan Show on Aljazeera English (international) - TV - August 28th

Good Day LA Morning Show - TV - August 16th

TV Guide Channel's "Watch This" - TV - August 16th (view short teaser here)

PBS: Tavis Smiley Show - TV - August 14th (view short clip here)

"Geraldo at Large" guest - TV - August 11th

ABC WORLD NEWS - TV - Danica McKellar is the "Person of the Week"! (August 10th)

NEWSWEEK Feature (Aug.8th issue, and also PDF) »

"CNN Showbiz News" guest - TV - August 6th

USA Today »

Science Blogs Interview »

Seventeen Magazine »

Details Magazine (on stands - August 2007 issue)

July 2007

Campus Recruit Magazine »

Scholastic Magazine

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