Danica McKellar: Math + skills = self esteem

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  • 'Winnie' from 'The Wonder Years' is using math to inspire girls
  • Danica McKellar has written three bestselling books, her latest being 'Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape'

Remember Winnie Cooper? She was the object of Kevin Arnold's affection on the hit ABC show "The Wonder Years."

Well Winnie -- actress Danica McKellar -- is all grown up now and not only is she still acting, but she's writing books for teen girls!

She already has three New York Times bestsellers: "Kiss My Math," "Math Doesn't Suck," and "Hot X, Algebra Exposed!" Her latest book is taking on geometry and self-esteem.

Read an Excerpt: "Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape"

Check out the video above to hear why McKellar says math skills can help empower girls.

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