Media praise for The Manga Guide to Calculus
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"It is an altogether worthwhile guide to the calculus. "
-- , Amazon.com
"...an absolutely amazing extra learning tool for math students."
-- , DailyTech
"In summary, The Manga Guide to Calculus is an entertaining comic with colorful characters and a fun strategy to teach its readers calculus. It could also provide a quick refresher for those who took calculus before but need a light reminder of calculus main principles. I would highly recommend the book to a student who needs to review calculus or have a quick preview before taking a formal class in the subject (readers should have at least finished geometry first)."
-- , Dr. Dobb's CodeTalk
"Overall, though, both writer and artist do a decent job of keeping readers entertained with a tale which should keep them interested from beginning to end."
-- , Blogcritic.org
"...its perfect and I wish Id had it while I was in school! "
-- , Gaming Angels
"This book does exactly what it is supposed to off: offer a fun, interesting to learn calculus concepts that would otherwise be extremely bland to memorize. "
-- , DailyTech
"What this book does better than any calculus book I have seen is give a context to the processes and concepts."
-- , MatthewHelmke.net
"...both writer and artist do a decent job of keeping readers entertained with a tale which should keep them interested from beginning to end."
-- , Blogcritics
"Overall, this book is a good choice for someone who is looking to get an idea for the basics and get a few laughs along the way."
-- , Amazon.com
"An excellent, calculus-savvy and user-friendly guide for any student needing to brush up on their calculus, whether tackling a course for the first time or seeking a refresher. "
-- , Wisconsin Bookwatch: Midwest Book Review
"[T]his book is exceptional in that I actually read it and understood most if it in the first reading."
-- , MacCompanion, October 2009 Issue
"The book is primarily for those who want to understand calculus, especially where some prior exposure has been a bad experience. However, anyone interested in technical communicationregardless of the subjectshould find this guide a great source of ideas. "
-- , Linux Users of Victoria Inc.
"I never took calculus in high school or college, yet I was able to get through the Guide and come out at the end with a pretty fair understanding of it. Moreover, I actually enjoyed the learning journey!"
-- , FrazzledDad
"To be honest I actually loved this book; I think the concept of the Manga Guides series is a fantastic way of breaking down some of the barriers to learning and making the content accessible to all!"
-- , GirlyGeekdom
"As a Calculus textbook, it's very entertaining."
-- , Electric Sista Hood
"The Manga Guide to Calculus. WHAT? Of course I had to read more -- and it's amazing!"
-- , The Seattle PI Reader Blogs
"This book is designed to be a text book meaning it gives examples, theory and exercises yet it surprised me to also be a bit of a page turner."
-- , Davenport Public Library
"I have got to say, I am quite impressed with The Manga Guide to Calculus. As the title suggests, it is an introduction into the ideas of differential and integral calculus through the use of manga and a story line. The book fulfills on this goal and then some."
-- , Math + CS = 11