Maryam’s Magic: The Story of Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani

Written by Megan Reid, Illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel

Children and adults will both love this story whether they love or hate math. An inspiring tale of a young girl who wanted to give up on mathematics while in school, but persevered and eventually discovered a love for something that she once hated. This story can be told in every classroom to increase awareness of a great individual who lived a life that made math more doable for more people. An inspiring story.

Reviewed by Jordan Johnson, Teacher, Whittier Elementary School
Review shared in February 2022
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 3-8

Maryam’s Magic
Written by Megan Reid, Illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
40 pages
Release Date: January 19, 2021
ISBN: 9780062915962
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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