I didn’t recognize the name in the thread’s title AT ALL.
There are probably more people like me …
McKellar has authored several mathematics-related books primarily targeting adolescent readers interested in succeeding at the study of mathematics:
McKellar, Danica; Mary Lynn Blasutta (2008). Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail. New York: Plume (publisher). ISBN 9780452289499.
McKellar, Danica (2009). Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss. New York: Plume. ISBN 9780452295407.
McKellar, Danica (2010). Hot X: Algebra Exposed. New York: Plume. ISBN 9780452297197.
McKellar, Danica (2012). Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape. New York: Hudson Street Press. ISBN 9781594630941.
Her first book, Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail, was a New York Times bestseller, and was favorably reviewed by Tara C. Smith, the founder of Iowa Citizens for Science and a professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa. The book also received a review from Anthony Jones, writing for the School Librarian journal, who described the book as “a trouble-shooting guide to help girls overcome their biggest maths challenges,” noting what he described as “real-world examples of great mathematics in action.”