An Adventurous Guide to Remembering What You Don't Want to Forget
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- Publication Date: August 18, 2020
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄2 x 8
- ISBN: 9781419731877
- Page Count: 208
- Illustrations: Over 75 illustrations
- Rights: World/All
A fun and highly practical guide to helping kids achieve remarkable memorization skills—now in paperback
Nelson Dellis, the four-time USA Memory Champion, reveals the secrets to his phenomenal ability to remember almost anything. From presidents to state capitals, from mathematical theorems to the periodic table, kids have so much to remember for school!
Luckily, readers have Dellis's incredibly helpful guide! The book is structured as an entertaining and fantastical narrative in which the author guides the reader as they attempt to climb Mt. Foreverest. Up there, the goal is to defeat the Memory Thief, a villain plotting to steal the memories of everyone. On the journey, while encountering pirates, forest dwarves, and mummies, Dellis offers tools and tricks to remember the US presidents in order, foreign word meanings, countries and capitals, the periodic table, long numbers, and multiplication tables. But really, he’s providing easily understandable exercises to help the reader remember any kinds of words, lists, numbers, or concepts. Perfect for helping with school studies in any discipline and for amazing friends and family, Memory Superpowers! is one unforgettable book.
"A handy go-to for teachers and students that offers a variety of methods for all different types of learners."Kirkus Reviews —
"Stilwell’s illustrations are whimsical."School Library Journal —
"Stilwell’s bright illustrations accompany this book that’s full of useful tips that will help students enjoy learning to study better."Booklist —
About the author
Nelson Dellis is a four-time USA Memory Champion, Grandmaster of Memory, and memory record holder. He is a public speaker and has made appearances on the Today show, ABC’s Nightline, Brain Games, and more. He is an avid mountaineer and has climbed Mt. Everest three times. He lives in Miami with his wife, two kids, and French Bulldog. Steph Stilwell is an illustrator and designer based in Brooklyn. She grew up in the tiny state of Delaware, where she honed her drawing superpowers from a young age.