Make Math Work: Measurement - Carpenter Preparing Indigenous Students for Apprenticeship and Employment by Miranda Miller and Robert Horton is one of the titles in Ningwakwe's new series, Make Math Work. Each 24-page book in the series focuses on one area of math and numeracy as it relates to a particular job or career. This title begins by introducing an Ojibwe example of traditional knowledge found at the burial mounds where the Rainy River First Nation have erected a unique roundhouse. This nine-sided wooden building was designed for spiritual and ceremonial gatherings and feasts. The building represents the sacred circle of life and the nine clans present at Rainy River. The role of carpenters in this community is demonstrated in this marvel of workmanship, planning, and skill. Math is essential for the carpenters who construct our community buildings. Knowledge of the imperial and metric measurement systems. They also must recognize carpentry tools and be proficient with the measuring tape. The final section of this book covers calculating area for squares, rectangles, and triangles, as well as finding the volume.