One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

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Scholastic Press, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Artwork inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings - including a four-page gatefold - is "visually striking." - Publishers Weekly. "While there are other versions of this folktale available, none match Demi's for authenticity, illustrative grandeur, and textual clarity." - School Library Journal, starred review

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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

This book is about a girl who outsmarts a greedy Raja by having him give her one grain of rice, doubled every day for 30 days. This story could be used as an example for a folktale as well as for a ... Read full review

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User Review  - MadelynMaxwell - LibraryThing

This book is one that keeps students thinking the entire time. The book is about Rani who is needing rice to keep from starving when Raja the ruler of the province becomes greedy with rice. She then ... Read full review

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