The Math Kids: A Sequence of Events --

by David Cole

"I was so impressed with this story" - Libby H, NetGalley



"Great book for older elementary school age kids, especially those that enjoy math." - Jessica Christensen, NetGalley

"I love the explanations given for each math problem the children face." - Anam Cara's review

"This book reminded me a little bit of Math Smart, which I really loved reading when I was a kid. It was fun and informative. I loved it." - Lauren Rush, NetGalley

"This really is a math adventure, with lots of math tied into the story. The characters are great and believable, and the prose is just right for this book. Excellent!" - T Olsen's review


"Highly recommended for girls who love math, but often feel slighted. They will enjoy the new addition to the Math Kids, as Catherine and Stephanie have a delightful discussion on the issue." - Erica's review


"It's such a fun book to read. I love that the author continues to add in little sections telling you to stop if you want to try and figure out the math problem for yourself before reading what the Math Kids do." - Savannah Dickerson's review


" I loved this book so much and cannot wait for the third installment of this series" - Kimberly's review

"I believe this book will appeal to all young people who like adventures. Anyone who has an interest in maths will really enjoy the story and the constant references to calculations and problem solving" - Richard's review 

The Math Kids Club is back! After solving the case of the prime-time burglars, The Math Kids, Jordan, Justin, and Stephanie are ready to return to the original purpose of their club: solving math problems. And the district Math Olympics is the perfect opportunity to do just that. But before they can enter the competition, they need a fourth teammate. The Math Kids set their sights on Catherine Duchesne.


Even though Catherine has been quiet in class, she knows some really cool math tricks that are sure to help The Math Kids win the competition. But when Catherine doesn’t show up for school and Jordan, Justin, and Stephanie find out her father’s been kidnapped, the group springs into action to help their new friend.

The Math Kids: A Sequence of Events is the second book in the Math Kids series


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About the Author

David Cole has been interested in math since he was a very young boy. He pursued degrees in math and computer science and has shared this love of math at many levels, including teaching at the college level, coaching elementary math teams, and running a summer math camp. He also has a love of writing and has written a number of plays that have been performed. The Math Kids was born of a desire to combine his interests and exercise both sides of his brain at the same time. Find him on LinkedIn or visit

About the Illustrator

Shannon O’Toole is a Toronto based illustrator, painter and elementary school teacher. Her playful illustration work is inspired by the unique and humorous characters in her life. Aside from illustrating books for children, Shannon has exhibited her artwork in galleries across Ontario. When she is not drawing, Shannon can be found curled up with her dog, Edgar watching old movies.


You can visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @shannonotooleart  

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