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The Nothing That is: A Natural History of Zero
1.  The Nothing That is: A Natural History of Zero by Robert Kaplan
The list author says:
  "history of zero - very readable; nicely written not too techie"
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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking
2.  The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking by Simon Singh
The list author says:
  "history and details of code breaking - started me on a track to read more about Walsingham"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Fermat's Last Theorem
3.  Fermat's Last Theorem by Simon Singh
The list author says:
  "you have to wonder about a guy who was so possessed that he did this on his own as a secret for more than ten years"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews)

How Long Is a Piece of String?
4.  How Long Is a Piece of String? by Rob Eastaway
The list author says:
  "addictive reading by a really math friendly author"
£6.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Beating the Odds: The Hidden Mathematics of Sport
5.  Beating the Odds: The Hidden Mathematics of Sport by Rob Eastaway
The list author says:
  "will get any boy even vaguely interested in sport interested in the maths behind it"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Math Hysteria: Fun and games with mathematics
6.  Math Hysteria: Fun and games with mathematics by Ian Stewart
The list author says:
  "entertaining holiday reading for math teachers"
£10.39   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Letters to a Young Mathematician (Art of Mentoring)
7.  Letters to a Young Mathematician (Art of Mentoring) by Ian Stewart
The list author says:
  "for budding young mathematicians who wonder what more there is to it than in school"
£8.99   Used & New from: £2.09
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Calculus Gems: Brief Lives and Memorable Mathematics
8.  Calculus Gems: Brief Lives and Memorable Mathematics by George F. Simmons
The list author says:
  "brilliant history of famous mathematics and folk who discovered it"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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1089 and All That - A Journey into Mathematics
9.  1089 and All That - A Journey into Mathematics by David Acheson
The list author says:
  "magic tricks with numbers and some interesting facts behind them"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Assessment for Learning: Putting it into Practice
10.  Assessment for Learning: Putting it into Practice by Paul Black
The list author says:
  "AFL in a nutshell - the originator's ideas"
£22.49   Used & New from: £7.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Mathematical Team Games: Enjoyable Activities to Enhance the Curriculum
11.  Mathematical Team Games: Enjoyable Activities to Enhance the Curriculum by Vivien Lucas
The list author says:
  "Brilliant activities - any book by tarquin is a classroom winner"
£5.95   Used & New from: £3.14
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Mathematics Counts: Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Teaching of Mathematics in Schools
12.  Mathematics Counts: Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Teaching of Mathematics in Schools by Dept.of Education & Science
The list author says:
  "1983 edition - the original report into maths - everything comes around again"
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Imagining Numbers: (Particularly the Square Root of Minus Fifteen)
13.  Imagining Numbers: (Particularly the Square Root of Minus Fifteen) by Barry Mazur
The list author says:
  "a layman's guide to the conundrum that is imaginary numbers"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know
14.  50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know by Tony Crilly
The list author says:
  "the fundamentals of 50 maths ideas each written in a nutshell - quite clever stuff"
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Extension Mathematics: Year 7: Alpha (Extension Mathematics Ks3)
15.  Extension Mathematics: Year 7: Alpha (Extension Mathematics Ks3) by Tony Gardiner
The list author says:
  "good series of KS3 extension books with really outstanding ideas for extending G&T"
£14.49   Used & New from: £11.81
2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
16.  The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
The list author says:
  "KS3 fiction to entrance children with ideas in maths"
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.41
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
17.  E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation by David Bodanis
The list author says:
  "yes you can understand it briefly and revel in the brilliance ... but try explaining it to the class afterwards...."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Why Does E=mc2?
18.  Why Does E=mc2? by Brian Cox
The list author says:
  "very enjoyable - just shows without mathematicians scientists are nobodies..."
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.47
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Maths: A Student's Survival Guide: A Self-Help Workbook for Science and Engineering Students
19.  Maths: A Student's Survival Guide: A Self-Help Workbook for Science and Engineering Students by Jenny Olive
The list author says:
  "a good book for people wanting to use A level maths for something else in their studies; helps unpack some challenging principles"
£29.99   Used & New from: £18.10
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Advanced Maths Essentials: Mechanics 1 for OCR
20.  Advanced Maths Essentials: Mechanics 1 for OCR by Karim Hirani
The list author says:
  "yes - it really does make mechanics a little bit easier!"
£10.50   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Essential Advanced General Mathematics with Student CD-ROM (Essential Mathematics)
21.  Essential Advanced General Mathematics with Student CD-ROM (Essential Mathematics) by Michael Evans
The list author says:
  "very good book covering many A level maths and further maths aspects in a well written format"
£17.99   Used & New from: £11.66

Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities
22.  Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities by Ian Stewart
The list author says:
  "a good pick up and put down book - great ideas to enchant your captive audience!"
£7.19   Used & New from: £2.71
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
23.  The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life by Marcus Du Sautoy
The list author says:
  "some intriguing and beguiling mathematics in very readable format"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems: WITH Student Access Card eGrade 2 Term
24.  Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems: WITH Student Access Card eGrade 2 Term by William E. Boyce
The list author says:
  "very good intro to de's for further maths 4+ and 1st/2nd year uni"
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GCSE in a Week - Maths to A*
25.  GCSE in a Week - Maths to A* by Fiona Mapp
The list author says:
  "sweet little book full of reminders for those A/A* topics"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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