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References and Recommended Reading

  1. Abbott, Edwin Abbott. Flatland London, England: Seeley & Co., 1884; numerousreprintings, especially Blackwell's (1926) and Dover (1952).

  2. Banchoff, Thomas. Beyond the Third Dimension: Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Higher Dimensions. New York, NY: Scientific American Library, W. H. Freeman ∓ Co., 1990.

  3. Banchoff, Thomas and Strauss, Charles. The Hypercube: Projections and Slicing. Chicago, IL: International Film Bureau, 1978.

  4. Botermans, Jack. Paper Capers. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1986.

  5. Barnsley, Michael. Fractals Everywhere. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1988.

  6. Critchlow, Keith. Order in Space. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 1969.

  7. Davidson, Patricia and Willcull, Robert. Spatial Problem Solving with Paper Folding and Cutting. New Rochelle, NY: Cuisenaire Company of America, 1984.

  8. Dewdney, Alexander. The Planiverse. New York, NY: Poseidon Press, 1984.

  9. Ernst, Bruno. Adventures with Impossible Figures. Norfolk, England: Tarquin Publications, 1986.

  10. Heinlein, Robert. "...and He Built a Crooked House. " Fantasia Mathematica. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1958.

  11. Froebel, Friedrich. Education by Development. New York, NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1899.

  12. Gardner, Martin. Mathematical Carnival. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.

  13. Hix, Kim. Geo-Dynamics. Conestoga CA: Crystal Reflections, 1978.

  14. L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1962.

  15. Manning, Henry Parker. The Fourth Dimension Simply Explained. New York, NY: Macmillan and Co., 1911.

  16. Pearce, Peter and Pearce, Susan. Polyhedra Primer. Palo Alto, CA: Dale Seymour Publications, 1978.

  17. Pearce, Peter. Structure in Nature Is a Strategy for Design. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1978.

  18. Peterson, Ivars. The Mathematical Tourist. New York, NY: W-H. Freeman & Co., 1988.

  19. Rucker, Rudy. The Fourth Dimension: Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1984.

  20. Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Data. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1983.

  21. Wells, David. Hidden Connections, Double Meanings. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

  22. Wiebe, Edward. Paradise of Childhood, Golden Jubilee Edition. Milton Bradley (Ed.), including a "Life of Friedrich Froebel" by Henry Blake, Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, 1910.

  23. Winter, Mary Jane, et al. Spatial Visualization. Middle Grades Mathematics Project. Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley, 1986.

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