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Former “The Wonder Years” star talks about her new book

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Aug 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-16 08:57:03-04

Laila talks with former “The Wonder Years” star, Danica McKellar, about her new book.

“The Wonder Years” actress and math genius “has a message for girls: Cute and smart is better than cute and dumb.”

'In her three previous bestselling books Math Doesn’t Suck, Kiss My Math, and Hot X: Algebra Exposed! actress and math genius Danica McKellar (best known for her role as Winnie Cooper in the hit series “The Wonder Years”) shattered the “math nerd” stereotype by showing girls how to ace their math classes and feel cool while doing it.'

About the author:

DANICA McKELLAR, famous for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, is also an internationally recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. Her groundbreaking books have been recognized in Newsweek and USA Today, as well as on Good Morning America, The Today Show, NPR’s Science Friday, and even in ABC World News Tonight’s “Person of the Week” feature. 

Click the video for the entire interview.