The Under-Achievers

The Under-AchieversAbout the book: Fractions made fun in a story by math teacher Holly Young: What can Tully do when he fails the test to be an Easter bunny for the last time? The situation looks up as he and some under-achieving hopefuls get another chance. Will they be able to problem-solve their way through a maze of fractions to prove themselves worthy? Take a journey with some lovable characters as they explore the meaning of a fraction and its many representations.

Teachers: Enhance your teaching of fractions by using this book and the accompanying Lesson: A Hare's Distance.  

How can I get a copy of this book? The Under-Achievers is available for purchase at and as an e-book via 


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Watch Holly's interview about The Under-Achievers book and teaching fractions to Common Core Standards!



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