A math story about Carl Friedrich Gauss A boy must prove he is a genius with numbers before he can study to become the famous mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. Follow along with young Johann as his curiosity with numbers is finally noticed by Schoolmaster Buttner in this delightful and engaging story! The story is fictional but based on real life events. Readers of all ages will enjoy learning a little math and history in a book designed to introduce math concepts through fun and informative storytelling. Great for teachers, students, parents, homeschoolers, independent learners, or children in grades K - 8.