The bell rings to end another day at school but for Jeremiah it is only the beginning of an outrageous shape adventure. Shape Up with Jeremiah is a story that takes the young reader on an exploration of 3-D shapes by introducing them through the tantalizing world of narrative fiction. Children of all ages will make connections with important math concepts, as they join Jeremiah on an exploration of geometric solids in the real world. It is an educational adventure that turns an ordinary day into an extraordinary one and leaves the reader wondering about the importance of numbers in the world.
The inspiration for this story came from enthusiastic young learners who moved the author to find creative ways to introduce concepts in math. The author, Lisa Marie Sturgeon, is an elementary educator with a special interest in the area of literacy. She values the power of literature to motivate a love of learning in children and shares this story, to foster the imagination, of young readers as they discover the engaging world of geometric solids.