Have you ever wondered how podcasts are created? This math reader teaches students multiplication while they are engaged in reading about how a science-fiction-themed podcast series is created from start to finish. This fiction book integrates math and literacy skills, combining problem solving and real-world connections to help students explore mathematics in a meaningful way. Vibrant images, simple practice problems, and math charts and diagrams help make learning multiplication simple and fun. The book includes text features such as a glossary, index, bold print, and a table of contents to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. The DOK-leveled Math Talk section includes questions that facilitate mathematical discourse and activities that students can respond to at home or school. The Problem Solving section and extensive Let's Explore Math sidebars provide many opportunities for students to practice what they have learned. From the first word to the last, this grade 4 math reader will teach students multiplication while they are engaged in reading about podcasts.