Suggested Books

Suggested Books for the Mobile Mathematics Circle


There are no required textbooks for the Math Circle, but here are some suggestions for books that are written in the spirit of Math Circle.


A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, Joseph H. Silverman, Prentice Hall, Third Edition 2006.

Challenging problems in geometry, Alfred S. Posamentier, Charles T. Salkind, Dover Publications, 1996.

Circle in Box, Sam Vandervelde, MAA, 2009.

Count Down: Six Kids Vie for Glory at the World's Toughest Math Competition, Steve Olson, Houghton-Mifflin, 2004.

How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method, G. Polya, John Horton Conway, Princeton University Press, 2004.

Intriguing Mathematical Problems, Oswald Jacoby and William Benson, Dover Publications, 1996.

Kiselev's Geometry, A.P. Kiselev, Alexander Givental, El Cerrito, 2006.

Kvant Selecta: Algebra and Analysis, I and II, Serge Tabachnikov, American Mathematical Society, 1999.

Mathematical Adventures for Students and Amateurs, David F. Hayes and Tatiana Shubin, Spectrum Publications, 2005.

Mathematical Circles (Russian Experience), Dmitri Fomin, Sergey Genkin, IIia Itenberg, American Mathematical Society, 1996.

Mathematical Mind-Benders, Peter Winkler, Wellesley, 2007.

Mathematical Omnibus: Thirty Lectures on Classical Mathematics, Dmitry Fuchs and Serge Tabachnikov by American Mathematical Society, 2007.

Mathematical Puzzles: A Connoisseur's Collection, Peter Winkler, Wellesley, 2006.

Matters mathematical, I. N. Herstein, Irving Kaplansky, Chelsea Pub Co, 1978, Second Edition.

My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles, Martin Gardner, Dover Publications, 1994.

My Best Mathematical and logical Puzzles, Martin Gardner, Dover, 1994.

Problem Solving Book with contests and solutions from around the world, 1999-2000.

Problem Solving Through Problems, Loren C.Larson, Springer-Verlag, 1983.

Problem-Solving Strategies, Arthur Engel, Springer-Verlag, 1991.

Proofs that Really Count: The Art of Combinatorial Proof, Arthur T. Benjammin and Jennifer J. Quinn, volume 27, Mathematical Association of America, 2003.

 The Art and Craft of Problem Solving, Paul Zeitz, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999.

The Art of Problem Solving, Volumes 1 and 2, Serge Sandor Lehoczky and Richard Rusczyk, AoPS Inc, 2006.

The Art of the Infinite, Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan, Oxford University Press, 2003.

The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking, Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird, American Mathematical Society, 2001.

The Magic of Numbers, Benedict H. Gross, Joe Harris, Prentice Hall, 2003.

The Mandelbrot Problem Book, Sam Vandervelde, AoPS Inc, 2002.