We are a company dedicated to high standards of excellence in service and quality in products. It is our mission to bring quality educational books to schools and homeschoolers in the U.S.A. and Canada. We are proud to have brought you Singapore Math® books. Singaporemath.com Inc® (formerly known as Family Things) was started in 1998 by Jeff and Dawn Thomas with a mission to bring quality educational books to the U.S.A. We lived for five years in Singapore (Dawn is a Singaporean), where our daughter attended kindergarten and the first half of first grade, before moving back to the U.S. in 1997. We were disappointed with the quality of mathematics materials used at schools here and decided to continue using the books from Singapore with our daughter, as a supplement to her school work. It then dawned on us that it would be a good idea to make these books available to the schools and homeschoolers in this country. At that time, the Singapore books were virtually unknown here (except for some top mathematics academics and a prominent math foundation - Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation, who were already researching the program and promoting it in public schools). We changed our name to Singaporemath.com Inc® when we start using the term Singapore Math® books to describe our math programs. Our customers and the media have also begun to refer to our company as the Singapore Math people and our math programs as Singapore Math® books.This is our fifteenth year in the business and we are proud that quite a few schools and homeschoolers are now using the Singapore Math® books. We have also been interviewed by NPR and a few major newspapers in the past few years. Please visit our media coverage page for more information. To those of you who have sent us acknowledgment and appreciation notes for bringing Singapore Math® books to this country, our heartfelt thanks go out to you. You have made our initial sacrifice and the continuing hard work worthwhile. We know you have choices of what math curricula to adopt and where to buy your books. We appreciate your support in our Singapore Math® books . Our Family thanks you for your continual support. We hope to fulfill our mission of bringing you the best K-12 Mathematics, Science and English books available for years to come.