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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB Anno

Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO'S COUNTING HOUSE. One by one, ten children move from their old house into their newhouse with all their possessions. Die-cut windows reveal the interiors of the houses and the book can also be read from back to front. c1982. Counting


JPB Anno

Anno, Mitsumasa. SOCRATES AND THE THREE LITTLE PIGS. A wolf's attempt to figure out in which of five houses he is most likely to find one of three little pigs introduces such mathematical concepts as combinatorial analysis, permutations, and probabilities. c1986. Statistics & Probability


JPB Arnold

Arnold, Rist. IF I WERE A CAT I WOULD SIT IN A TREE. c1985. Counting


JPB Axelrod

Axelrod, Amy. PIGS GO TO MARKET: FUN WITH MATH AND SHOPPING. Concepts of price and quantity enter the picture when Mrs. Pig wins a five-minute shopping spree at the supermarket on Halloween night. c1997. Counting


JPB Axelrod

Axelrod, Amy. PIGS WILL BE PIGS. The hungry Pig family learns about money and buying power as they turn the house upside down looking for enough money to buy dinner at the local restaurant. c1994. Money


JPB Bang

Bang, Molly. TEN, NINE, EIGHT. Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed. c1983. Counting


JPB Blumenthal

Blumenthal, Nancy. COUNT-A-SAURUS. Depicts numbered groups of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, from

one Stegosaurus standing in the sun to ten Hadrosaurids sporting funny hats. Additional text in the back provides more information about each species. c1989. Counting


JPB Brenner

Brenner, Barbara. ANNIE'S PET. On her way to the pet shop to buy an animal with her birthday money, Annie buys a toy, a collar, a dish, and a leash and discovers that she has no money left for a pet. c1989. Money


JPB Burningham

Burningham, JOHN. JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY: THE BOY WHO WAS ALWAYS LATE. A teacher regrets his decision to disbelieve a student's outlandish excuses for being tardy. c1987. Time


JPB Burke

Burke, Jennifer S. RECTANGLES. Simple text and photographs reveal different rectangles that can be found in the city. c2000. Geometry


JPB Burke

Burke, Jennifer S. SQUARES. Simple text and photographs reveal different squares that can be

found in the city. c2000.Geometry


JPB Burke

Burke, Jennifer S. TRIANGLES. Simple text and photographs reveal different triangles that can be found in the city. c2000. Geometry


JPB Burns

Burns, Marilyn. THE GREEDY TRIANGLE. Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up. c1994. Geometry


JPB Caple

Caple, Kathy. THE PURSE. After spending her money on a purse, Katie is now faced with the problem of getting some money to put into it. c1986. Money


JPB Carroll

Carroll, Kate. ONE RED ROOSTER. Introduces the numbers one through ten in rhymed text and illustrations of a variety of rather noisy farm animals. c1992. Counting


JPB Carter

Carter, David A. HOW MANY BUGS IN A BOX?: A POP-UP COUNTING BOOK. Pop-up and movable features reveal to the reader how many bugs are in each of ten boxes. c1988. Counting


JPB Christelow

Christelow, Eileen. FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS JUMPING ON THE BED. A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads. c1989. Counting


JPB Clement

Clement, Rod. COUNTING ON FRANK. A boy and his dog present amusing counting, size comparison, and mathematical facts. c1998. Counting


JPB Clements

Clements, Andrew. MOTHER EARTH'S COUNTING BOOK. Enumerates some of the features of the planet Earth, including its climate zones, oceans, and deserts, going from one up to ten and then back down to one again. c1992. Counting


JPB Cole

Cole, Joanna. ANIMAL SLEEPYHEADS: 1 TO 10. Sleepy animals introduce the numbers from one to ten. c1988. Counting


JPB Cuyler

Cuyler, Margery. 100TH DAY WORRIES. Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for

the 100th day of school. c2000. Counting


JPB Demi

Demi. COUNT THE ANIMALS 1-2-3. Rhyming text helps the reader count a menagerie of animals from one to 100. c1986. Counting


JPB DeRegniers

De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk. SO MANY CATS. Counting verses explain how a family ended up with a dozen cats. c1985. Counting


JPB Dodd

Dodd, Emma.  DOG'S COLORFUL DAY: A MESSY STORY ABOUT COLORS AND COUNTING.  In this colorful story of a sloppy dog, you can count on a happy ending. c2001. Counting


JPB Dumbleton

Dumbleton, Mike. DIAL-A-CROC. Vanessa makes a lot of money when she captures a crocodile in the Australian outback and gets him to work for her until the crocodile becomes homesick. c1991. Money


JPB Dunbar

Dunbar, Joyce. TEN LITTLE MICE. Follows the activities of ten little mice as, one by one, they scurry home to their nest. c1990. Counting


JPB Edwards

Edwards, Pamela Duncan. ROAR : A NOISY COUNTING BOOK. A lion cub's roar frightens away other colorful animals, from one red monkey to eight brown gazelles, that he wants to come play with him--until he encounters nine other lion cubs. c2000. Counting


JPB Ehlert

Ehlert, Lois. COLOR ZOO. Introduces colors and shapes with illustrations of shapes on die-cut pages that form animal faces when placed on top of one another. c1989. Geometry


JPB Ehlert

Ehlert, Lois. FISH EYES: A BOOK YOU CAN COUNT ON. A counting book depicting the colorful fish a child might see if he turned into a fish himself. c1990. Counting


JPB Enderle

Enderle, Judith Ross. WHERE ARE YOU, LITTLE ZACK. Zack Quack and his brothers take the train to New York City where Zack gets lost, and the three brothers are joined by increasing numbers of city folks trying to find him. c1997.Counting


JPB Falwell

Falwell, Cathryn. FEAST FOR 10. Numbers from one to ten are used to tell how members of a family shop and work together to prepare a meal. c1993. Counting


JPB Falwell

Falwell, Cathryn. TURTLE SPLASH!: COUNTDOWN AT THE POND. As they are startled by the activities of other nearby creatures, the number of turtles on a log in a pond decreases from ten to one. Includes factual information about the animals mentioned in the story. c2001. Counting


JPB Feelings

Feelings, Muriel L. MOJA MEANS ONE; SWAHILI COUNTING BOOK. The numbers one through ten in Swahili accompany two-page illustrations of various aspects of East African life. c1971. Counting


JPB Fleming

Fleming, Denise. COUNT! The antics of lively and colorful animals present the numbers one to ten, twenty, thirty, forty, and fifty. c1992. Counting

 

JPB  Fraser

Fraser, Mary Ann.  I.Q., IT'S TIME. I.Q., a pet mouse, learns to tell time along with the rest of Mrs. Furger's class and worries about whether he will have his special project ready in time for Parents' Night. c2005. Time


JPB Freymann

Freymann, Saxton. ONE LONELY SEAHORSE. One lonely sea horse learns that she has a lot of friends-- friends she can really "count" on. c2000. Counting


JPB Friedman

Friedman, Aileen. A CLOAK FOR THE DREAMER. When a tailor asks each of his three sons to make a cloak for the archduke, the third son's design reveals his desire to travel the world rather than follow in his father's footsteps. c1994. Geometry


JPB Galdone

Galdone, Paul. OVER IN THE MEADOW: AN OLD NURSERY COUNTING RHYME. An old nursery poem introduces animals and their young and the numbers one through ten. c1986. Counting


JPB Gardner

Gardner, Beau. CAN YOU IMAGINE-- ?: A COUNTING BOOK. Rhyming text introduces animals and numbers from one whale wearing a veil to twelve swans twirling batons. c1987. Counting


JPB Garne

Garne, S. T. ONE WHITE SAIL: A CARIBBEAN COUNTING BOOK. A counting book in rhyme describing the picturesque sights found on an island beach. c1992. Counting


JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. THE SHAPE OF ME AND OTHER STUFF. Rhyme and silhouette drawings introduce the shape of bugs, balloons, peanuts, camels, spider webs, and many other familiar objects. c1973. Size


JPB Geisert

Geisert, Arthur. PIGS FROM 1 TO 10. Ten pigs go on an adventurous quest. The reader is asked to find all ten of them, and the numerals from zero to nine, in each picture. c1992. Numerals


JPB Giganti, Jr

Giganti, Paul. EACH ORANGE HAD 8 SLICES: A COUNTING BOOK. An illustrated introduction to counting and simple addition. c1992. Counting


JPB Giganti,Jr

Giganti, Paul. HOW MANY SNAILS?: A COUNTING BOOK. A young child takes walks to different places and wonders about the amount and variety of things seen on the way. c1988. Counting


JPB Girnis

Girnis, Margaret. 1, 2, 3 FOR YOU AND ME. Photographs show children with Down syndrome in activities with objects corresponding to numbers one through twenty. c2001. Counting


JPB Gunson

Gunson, Christopher. OVER ON THE FARM: A COUNTING PICTURE BOOK RHYME. Mother animals instruct their little ones to stretch, scratch, or snuggle as the reader counts the babies while wandering through farm, forest, and fields. c1997. Counting


JPB Hague

Hague, Kathleen. NUMBEARS: A COUNTING BOOK. A group of bears engaged in a variety of activities introduce the numbers one through twelve. c1986. Counting


JPB Hague

Hague, Kathleen. TEN LITTLE BEARS: A COUNTING RHYME. Ten bear friends have different adventures as they play—until there is only one left. c1999. Counting


JPB Harper

Harper, Dan. TELLING TIME WITH BIG MAMA CAT. A cat describes her activities at various times throughout the day from morning to night. Features a clock with movable hands. c1998.Time


JPB Harris

Harris, Trudy. 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL. A series of rhymes illustrates different ways to count to 100 such as by adding the ten toes of ten children or ninety-nine train cars plus one caboose. c1999. Counting, Addition


JPB Harshman

Harshman, Marc. ONLY ONE. At a county fair there are five hundred seeds in one pumpkin, ten cents in one dime, eight horses on one merry-go-round, four wheels on one wagon, and so on. c1993. Counting


JPB Hefter

Hefter, Richard. ONE BEAR, TWO BEARS: THE STRAWBERRY NUMBER BOOK.  Zany bears count the numbers from 1 to 10.  c1980. Counting


JPB Heide

Heide, Florence Parry. TREEHORN'S TREASURE. For one brief day the leaves of the maple tree in Treehorn's backyard turn into dollar bills. c1981. Money

 

JPB   Helakoski

Helakoski, Leslie.  THE SMUSHY BUS.  When the regular school bus is in the shop, a clever driver must use all that he knows about addition and subtraction to ensure that seventy-six children get on--and off--the four-seat substitute bus. c2002.  Addition, Subtraction.


JPB Henkes

Henkes, Kevin. CIRCLE DOGS. Circle dogs live in a square house with a square yard and spend a busy day eating circle snacks, digging circle holes, and sleeping. c1998. Geometry


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Tana. COUNT AND SEE. Photographs of common objects and events illustrate the numbers one through one hundred. c1972. Counting


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Tana. IS IT RED? IS IT YELLOW? IS IT BLUE?: AN ADVENTURE IN COLOR. Illustrations and brief text introduce colors and the concepts of shape and size. c1978. Geometry


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Tana. SHAPES, SHAPES, SHAPES. Photographs of familiar objects such as chair, barrettes, and manhole cover present a study of rounded and angular shapes. 1986. Geometry


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Tana. SO MANY CIRCLES, SO MANY SQUARES. The geometric concepts of circles and squares are shown in photographs of wheels, signs, pots, and other familiar objects. c1998. Geometry


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Russell. TEN WHAT?: A MYSTERY COUNTING BOOK. Introduces the numbers one to ten while two secret agents try to solve the mysterious message "Get ten." c1974. Counting


JPB Hoban

Hoban, Tana. 26 LETTERS AND 99 CENTS. Color photographs of letters, numbers, coins, and common objects introduce the alphabet, coinage, and the counting system. c1987. Money


JPB Huck

Huck, Charlotte S. A CREEPY COUNTDOWN. Ten scary Halloween things, such as jack-o-lanterns, bats, and witches, count from one to ten and then back down again. c1998. Counting


JPB Hutchins

Hutchins, Pat. CLOCKS AND MORE CLOCKS. Not one of Mr. Higgins' four clocks kept the correct time until the Clockmaker assured him they were all correct. c1970. Time


JPB Hutchins

Hutchins, Pat. THE DOORBELL RANG. Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies. c1986.  Counting


JPB Hutchins

Hutchins, Pat. 1 HUNTER. One hunter walks through the forest observed first by two

elephants, then by three giraffes, etc.c1982. Counting


JPB Jonas

Jonas, Ann. SPLASH! A little girl's turtle, fish, frogs, dog, and cat jump in and out of a backyard pond, constantly changing the answer to the question "How many are in my pond?"c1995. Counting


JPB Johnston

Johnston, Tony. FARMER MACK MEASURES HIS PIG. Farmer Mack's attempts to measure his wonderfully fat pig create chaos on his farm. c1986. Measurement


JPB Johnston

Johnston, Tony. WHALE SONG. Counting as they sing, whales use their mighty voices to pass on to one another the numbers from one to ten. c1987. Counting


JPB Keats

Keats, Ezra Jack. OVER IN THE MEADOW. Verses describing the activities of various animals also illustrate the numbers one through ten. c1971. Counting


JPB Khalsa

Khalsa, Dayal Kaur. HOW PIZZA CAME TO QUEENS. An Italian visitor to Queens bemoans the unavailability of pizza until some thoughtful girls enable her to make some. c1989. Fractions


JPB Kiso

Kiso, Hideo. TEN LITTLE FRIENDS. c1981. Counting


JPB Kitamura

Kitamura, Satoshi. WHEN SHEEP CANNOT SLEEP, THE COUNTING BOOK. c1986. Counting


JPB Krauss

Krauss, Ruth. BIG AND LITTLE. Brief text and illustrations describe some of the little things that big things love. c1987. Size


JPB Kunnas

Kunnas, Mauri. RICKY, ROCKY, AND RINGO COUNT ON PIZZA. Ricky the Rhino plans a pizza party for nine cousins and tries to add something for everyone. c1986. Counting


JPB Leedy

Leedy, Loreen. A NUMBER OF DRAGONS. Introduces the numbers one through ten as a group of young dragons play together and alone. c1985. Counting


JPB Lester

Lester, Alison. WHEN FRANK WAS FOUR. Describes the new accomplishments and experiences of seven children from the time they are one-year-olds until they reach the age of seven. c1996. Counting

 

JPB   Leuck

Leuck, Laura.  ONE WITCH.  A witch goes around to her fiendish friends--from two cats to ten werewolves--to gather the ingredients to make gruesome stew for her party. c2003. Counting

 

JPB  Lewis

Lewis, Kevin.  MY TRUCK IS STUCK. c1999.


JPB Lewis

Lewis, Paul Owen. YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO P. BEAR'S NEW YEAR'S PARTY!: (FORMAL DRESS REQUIRED): A COUNTING BOOK. c1989. Counting


JPB Lionni

Lionni, Leo. INCH BY INCH. When a robin threatens to gobble him up, the inchworm does some fast thinking and tells the robin he is much more useful alive: he can measure the length of a robin's tail. c1960. Measurement


JPB Lyon

Lyon, George Ella. COUNTING ON THE WOODS: A POEM. Uses rhyme to enumerate and describe natural objects seen while walking through the woods. c1998. Counting


JPB Maccarone

Maccarone, Grace. MONSTER MATH PICNIC. The number of monsters engaged in various activities at a picnic always adds up to ten. Includes related activities. c1998. Counting


JPB MacDonald

MacDonald, Suse. LOOK WHOOO'S COUNTING. The reader is asked to find numbers that are transformed into animal shapes and hidden in the illustrations. c2000.Counting, Numeration

 

JPB  McFarland

McFarland, Lyn Rossiter.  MOUSE WENT OUT TO GET A SNACK.  A hungry mouse finds a tableful of delectable morsels in quantities which illustrate counting from one to ten. c2005. Counting.


JPB McMillan

McMillan, Bruce. EATING FRACTIONS. Food is cut into halves, quarters, and thirds to illustrate how parts make a whole. Simple recipes included. c1991. Fractions


JPB  McNamara

McNamara, Margaret.  ONE HUNDRED DAYS (PLUS ONE).  Hannah looks forward to Robin Hill School's celebration of one hundred days of classes, but when a cold keeps her home the day of the party she decides to bring in the one hundred button she found anyway. c2003 Counting.


JPB Marshall

Marshall, James. YUMMERS! Emily Pig accepts Eugene Turtle's advice to walk as a way of losing weight but runs into too many tempting edible diversions. c1972. Money


JPB Marshall

Marshall, James. YUMMERS TOO: THE SECOND COURSE. Emily Pig tries to earn money to pay off debts created by her love of food, but her large appetite keeps getting in the way. c1986.Money

 

JPB  Martin

Martin, Bill.  CHICKA CHICKA 1,2,3.  Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in they rhyming chant. c2004. Counting.


JPB Martin

Martin, Bill. KNOTS ON A COUNTING ROPE. Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses and his grandfather reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race. c1987. Counting


JPB Masurel

Masurel, Claire. TEN DOGS IN THE WINDOW: A COUNTDOWN BOOK. After ten dogs are placed in a display window for the whole wide world to see, one by one their numbers diminish until the last canine departs with its new owner. c1997. Counting


JPB Mayer

Mayer, Marianna. ALLEY OOP! One by one, ten animals form a pyramid--the first is a mouse and the last is an elephant. c1985. Counting


JPB Merriam

Merriam, Eve. 12 WAYS TO GET TO 11. Uses ordinary experiences to present twelve combinations of numbers that add up to eleven. Example: At the circus, six peanut shells and five pieces of popcorn. c1993. Counting

 

JPB  Milich

Milich, Zoran.  CITY 123. c2005. Counting.


JPB Modell

Modell, Frank. ONE ZILLION VALENTINES. When Marvin shows Milton how to make valentines, they decide to make one for each person in their neighborhood. c1981. Large numbers and infinity


JPB Moncure

Moncure, Jane Belk. MAGIC MONSTERS LOOK FOR SHAPES. The magic monsters introduce the basic shapes and find representative examples. c1979. Geometry


JPB Montague-Smith

Montague-Smith, Ann. FIRST SHAPE BOOK. An introduction to recognizing and matching various shapes. c2002.

Geometry

 

JPB  Moon

Moon, Nicola.  MOUSE TELLS THE TIME. Charming tale that will reassure young children that telling time is not such a difficult task to learn after all. c2002. Time


JPB Moss

Moss, Lloyd. ZIN! ZIN! ZIN!: A VIOLIN. Ten instruments take their parts one by one in a musical performance. c1995. Counting


JPB Murphy

Murphy, Stuart J. JUMP, KANGAROO, JUMP. Kangaroo and his Australian animal friends divide themselves up into different groups for the various field day events at camp. c1999. Division, Fractions


JPB Murphy

Murphy, Stuart J. MISSING MITTENS. As a farmer tries to find the correct number of mittens for his various farmyard animals, the reader is introduced to odd and even numbers. c2001. Numbers, Counting


JPB Napoli

Napoli, Donna Jo. HOW HUNGRY ARE YOU? An ever-increasing group of animals go on a picnic, finding a way to divide the food that they all have contributed. c2001.Division


JPB Neasi

Neasi, Barbara J. A MINUTE IS A MINUTE. Rhyming text discusses how a minute can be very long when you're waiting for cookies to bake or when the family's driving to the lake, but a minute can be very short when you're flying a kite in the park or catching fireflies in the dark. c1988. Time


JPB Ochiltree

Ochiltree, Dianne. TEN MONKEY JAMBOREE. Rhyming text and illustrations demonstrate how many monkeys it takes to make a tail-tangling, tree-dangling jungle jamboree and how many combinations of numbers will add up to ten. c2001.Addition


JPB Ockenga

Ockenga, Starr. WORLD OF WONDERS: A TRIP THROUGH NUMBERS. A counting book with detailed photographs for each number from one to twelve, depicting a multitude of subjects commonly associated with each number. c1988. Counting


JPB Payne

Payne, Nina. FOUR IN ALL. Illustrations are accompanied by rhyming lists of things that come in fours, such as "eyes, ears, nose, mouth" and "east, west, north, south." c2001. Counting


JPB Peek

Peek, Merle. THE BALANCING ACT: A COUNTING SONG. "Lyrics and music of 'One little elephant balancing' from Sally go round the sun. One elephant after another strides onto the high wire until there are ten and the wire threatens to break. c1987. Counting


JPB Pinczes

Pinczes, Elinor J. A REMAINDER OF ONE. When the queen of the bugs demands that her army march in even lines, Private Joe divides the marchers into more and more lines so that he will not be left out of the parade. c1995. Division


JPB Pluckrose

Pluckrose, Henry Arthur. KNOW ABOUT COUNTING. c1988. Counting


JPB Raffi

Raffi. FIVE LITTLE DUCKS. When her five little ducks disappear one by one, Mother Duck sets out to find them. Includes musical notation. c1989. Counting

 

JPB  Rankin

Rankin, Laura.  SWAN HARBOR: A NATURE COUNTING BOOK. One mama robin feeds her two babies, as three squirrels dart along the branches of a study tree.  Count all the way to twenty--twenty gorgeous, glorious swans. c2003. Counting.

 

JPB  Rogers

Rogers, Jqcqueline.  KINDERGARTEN COUNT TO 100.  A young boy counts his way through his day at kindergarten. c2004. Counting.


JPB Rogers

Rogers, Paul. THE SHAPES GAME. Basic shapes are introduced through a simple riddle verse. c1990. Geometry

 

JPB  Rey

Rey, H.A.  CURIOUS GEORGE LEARNS TO COUNT FROM 1 TO 100.  When Curious George learns to count from 1 to 100, he finds that he can count almost anything with some strange and unusual results. c2005. Counting.

 

JPB  Rumford

Rumford, James.  NINE ANIMALS AND THE WELL.  A fable about a group of animals which strives to bring the perfect present to the Indian raja-king's birthday party.  Discusses how the numerals we use originated in India. c2003. Numerals.


JPB Schumaker

Schumaker, Ward. IN MY GARDEN: A COUNTING BOOK. In this garden the reader learns to count from one watering can to ten snails, from twenty weepy onions to fifty cherry pies and even to 233 peas. c2000. Counting


JPB Schwartz

Schwartz, David M. HOW MUCH IS A MILLION? Text and pictures try to make possible the conceptualization of a million, a billion, and a trillion. c1985. Large Numbers & Infinity


JPB Schwartz

Schwartz, David M. IF YOU MADE A MILLION. Describes the various forms which money can take, including coins, paper money, and personal checks, and how it can be used to make purchases, pay off loans, or build interest in the bank. c1989. Money


JPB Scieszka

Scieszka, Jon. MATH CURSE. When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse.  c1995. Counting

 

JPB  Scotton

Scotton, Rob.  RUSSELL THE SHEEP.  Russell the sheep tries all different ways to get to sleep. c2005. Counting.


JPB Sendak

Sendak, Maurice. SEVEN LITTLE MONSTERS. Seven monsters make trouble for the villagers. c1977. Counting


JPB Serfozo

Serfozo, Mary. WHO WANTS ONE? Rhyming text and illustrations introduce the numbers one through ten. c1989. Counting


JPB Sharmat

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. HELGA HIGH-UP. Helga the giraffe finds her incredible height very useful when she helps capture a robber. c1987. Size


JPB Sharmat

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. THE 329TH FRIEND. Bored with his own company, Emery Raccoon invites 328 guests to lunch but finds that none of them have time to listen to him. c1979.


JPB Sheppard

Sheppard, Jeff. THE RIGHT NUMBER OF ELEPHANTS. A counting book in which a little girl relies on the help of some eager elephants. c1990. Counting


JPB Sis

Sis, Peter. FIRE TRUCK. Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread. c1998. Counting


JPB Sis

Sis, Peter. WAVING: A COUNTING BOOK. As Mary and her mother walk down the street, they wave and are waved at by consecutively increasing numbers of people. c1988. Counting


JPB Skofield

Skofield, James. Skofield, James. 'ROUND AND AROUND. A little boy and his father go for a walk and find circular shapes in everything they see and do. c1993. Geometry

 

JPB  Slaughter

Slaughter, Tom.  1, 2, 3.  With deceptively simple paper cuts 1 2 3 is a celebration of the shapes and colors of modern art, as well as an introduction to numbers. c2003. Numbers, Shapes.


JPB Tafuri

Tafuri, Nancy. WHO'S COUNTING? Text and illustrations of a variety of animals introduce the numbers one through ten. c1986. Counting


JPB Ten

Katz, Michael Jay. TEN POTATOES IN A POT AND OTHER COUNTING RHYMES. A collection of traditional counting rhymes, including both popular and little-known verses. c1990 Counting


JPB Testa

Testa, Fulvio. IF YOU TAKE A PENCIL. Describes how a pencil may be used to draw cats, birds, fingers, orange trees, and other objects, in quantities from two to twelve, interrelated in a fanciful fashion. c1982. Counting


JPB Thaler

Thaler, Mike. SEVEN LITTLE HIPPOS. In this variation on the familiar counting rhyme, seven little hippos persist in jumping on the bed, only to fall off one by one and bump their heads. c1991. Counting


JPB Thornhill

Thornhill, Jan. THE WILDLIFE 1 2 3: A NATURE COUNTING BOOK. Illustrations of animals from around the world accompany thenumbers one to twenty, twenty-five, fifty, 100, and 1000. Notes in the back of the book describe the animals. c1989.Counting


JPB Wadsworth

Wadsworth, Olive A. OVER IN THE MEADOW: A COUNTING-OUT RHYME. Rhymed verses about different animals living in a meadow introduce the numbers one through ten. c1985. Counting


JPB Wallace

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. COUNT DOWN TO CLEAN UP! Rabbits from one to ten get ready to help clean up. c2001.Counting


JPB Walsh

Walsh, Ellen Stoll. MOUSE COUNT. Ten mice outsmart a hungry snake. c1991. Counting


JPB Walton

Walton, Rick. BUNNY DAY: TELLING TIME FROM BREAKFAST TO BEDTIME. A bunny family spends the day together. c2002. Time


JPB Wells

Wells, Rosemary. BUNNY MONEY. Max and Ruby spend so much on emergencies while shopping forGrandma's birthday presents, that they just barely have enough money left for gifts. c1997. Money


JPB Wells

Wells, Rosemary. EMILY'S FIRST 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL. Starting with number one for the first day of school, Emily learns the numbers to one hundred in many different ways. c2000. Counting


JPB Wise

Wise, William. TEN SLY PIRANHAS: A COUNTING STORY IN REVERSE, (a tale of wickedness-- and worse!) A school of ten sly piranhas gradually dwindles as they waylay and eat each other. c1993. Counting


JPB Yolen

Yolen, Jane. AN INVITATION TO THE BUTTERFLY BALL: A COUNTING RHYME. All the invited animals, from one little mouse to ten little porcupines, busily prepare to attend the Butterfly Ball. c1976. Counting


JPB Youldon

Youldon, Gillian. COUNTING. A group of dogs and cats go on a nocturnal adventure using the numbers one to ten. c1980. Counting



JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

J 153.7 B879l

Brown, Marcia. LISTEN TO A SHAPE. Introduces such shapes as the circle, square, and crescent and demonstrates the many shapes found in nature. c1979. Geometry


J 153.752 A437s

Allington, Richard L. SHAPES. Introduces 19 geometric figures with activities involving shapes and size relationships. c1979. Geometry

 

J 332.024 G583ne

Godfrey, Neale S. NEALE S. GODFREY'S ULTIMATE KIDS' MONEY BOOK. Provides an overview of economics and money, including earning, spending, saving, checks and credit cards, banks, and the history of money. c1998. Money


J 332.4 B496ro

Berger, Melvin. ROUND AND ROUND THE MONEY GOES: WHAT MONEY IS AND HOW WE USE IT. Discusses how the practice of using coins and paper money evolved and explains the circle money travels as it is earned, saved, and spent. c1993. Money


J 332.4 L484fo

Leedy, Loreen. FOLLOW THE MONEY! A quarter describes all the ways it is used from the time it is minted until it is taken back to a bank. c2002. Money

 

J  332.4  T458ki

Thomas, Keltie.  THE KIDS GUIDE TO MONEY CENTS.  Covers what exactly is money; why do we need it; and what it is worth to you. c2004.  Money


J 332.4 W189mo

Wallace, G. David. MONEY BASICS. An introduction to the subject of money, including its history, credit, banking, and money-making ideas. c1984. Money


J 332.4 W726co

Williams, Rozanne Lanczak. THE COIN COUNTING BOOK. Children will get the opportunity to practice their math skills with the help of bouncy verse and vibrant photographs of actual coins.c2001.Counting, Money


J 372.7 S855th

Stienecker, David. THREE-DIMENSIONAL SHAPES. Introduces three-dimensional shapes such as the cube, sphere, and cylinder and suggests activities which illustrate the concepts. c1997. Geometry

 

J  392.26  S539te

Shea, Pegi Deitz.  TEN MICE FOR TET!  A village of mice prepares for Tet, or Vietnamese New Year, as different numbers of mice give gifts, cook food, and celebrate in other traditional ways.  Includes an afterword with facts about the holiday.  Counting


J 508 M638se

Milburn, Constance. THE SEASONS. c1987. Calendar


J 510 B967b

Burns, Marilyn.THE BROWN PAPER SCHOOL PRESENTS: THE I HATE MATHEMATICS! BOOK. Events, gags, magic tricks, and experiments to change one from a mathematical weakling into a mathematical heavyweight. c1975. Number theory, Patterns & Relationships


YP 510 S399g

Schwartz, David M. G IS FOR GOOGOL: A MATH ALPHABET BOOK. Explains the meaning of mathematical terms which begin with the different letters of the alphabet from abacus, binary, and cubit to zillion. c1998.

 

J  510  T164ma

Tang, Greg.  MATH-TERPIECES: THE ART OF PROBLEM-SOLVING.  A series of rhymes about artists and their works introduces counting and grouping numbers, as well as such artistic styles as cubism, pointillism, and surrealism. c2003. Counting, Sets, Art.

 

J  510  T164m

Tang, Greg.  MATH APPEAL.  Rhyming anecdotes present opportunities for simple math activities and hints for solving. c2003. Riddles.


J 510 W976ma

Wyatt, Valerie. THE MATH BOOK FOR GIRLS AND OTHER BEINGS WHO COUNT. A unique math book – especially for girls! Activiities to find out how math is part of everyday life. Meet 15 women who use math in their careers. Exercise your brain with mind-bending activities. For ages 8 to 12. c2000.


J 510 W682f

Wilkes, Angela. THE FIRST BOOK OF NUMBERS. c1987. Ordinals


J 510.1 L935z

Luce, Marnie. ZERO IS SOMETHING. A simple explanation of the concept of zero and its importance in mathematics. c1969.Number Systems


YP 512.7 A615am

Anno, Masaichiro. ANNO'S MYSTERIOUS MULTIPLYING JAR. Simple text and pictures introduce the mathematical concept of factorials. c1983.Multiplication


J 513 A615an

Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO'S MATH GAMES. Picture puzzles, games, and simple activities introduce the mathematical concepts of multiplication, sequence and ordinal numbering, measurement, and direction. c1987.

 

J  513  M978le

Murphy, Stuart J.  LESS THAN ZERO.  While trying to save enough money to buy a new ice scooter, Perry the Penguin learns about managing his money and about negative numbers. c2003. Numbers, Negative, Arithmetic, Graphic methods.


J 513 T164ma

Tang, Greg. MATH FOR ALL SEASONS. Mind-stretching math riddles. c2002. Counting


J 513.2 A437n

Allington, Richard L. NUMBERS. The numerals one to ten are introduced through a counting game, with the correct number being determined by clues in the illustrations. c1979. Counting

 

J  513.2   C378on

Cave, Kathryn.  ONE CHILD, ONE SEED: A SOUTH AFRICAN COUNTING BOOK. Starting with a single seed in a child's hand and leading right through to a warm, nourishing meal, this colorful book offers up a staisfying story of the fruits of communal effort. c2003. Counting.

 

J  513.2  D131pi

Dahl, Michael.  PIE FOR PIGLETS: COUNTING MY TWOS.  Teaches young children to count by twos. c2005. Counting.


J 513.2 J27w

James, Elizabeth. WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY "AVERAGE"?: MEANS, MEDIANS, AND MODES. Defines and explains how to calculate mean, median, mode, and percentage. , c1978. Averages

 

J  513.2  M147m

McGrath, Barbara Barbieri.  THE M&M'S BRAND SUBTRACTION BOOK. C2005. Subtraction.

 

J 513  S334on

Schiller, Melissa.  100TH DAY OF SCHOOL.  Describes the ways of celebrating the one hundredth day of school, such as making hats with one hundred stickers, being quiet for one hundred seconds, and recycling one hundred cans. c2003. Hundred (the number)


J 513.2 T164be

Tang, Greg. THE BEST OF TIMES: MATH STRATEGIES THAT MULTIPLY. Simple rhymes offer hints on how to multiply any number by zero through ten without memorizing the multiplication tables. c2002. Multiplication


J 513.2 W136i

Wahl, John. I CAN COUNT THE PETALS OF A FLOWER. A counting book using flower petals which leads into the discovery of mathematical concepts such as evens and odds, factors, primes, and composites. c1976. Counting


J 513.213 L484tw

Leedy, Loreen. 2 X 2 = BOO!: A SET OF SPOOKY MULTIPLICATION STORIES. c1995. Multiplication


J 513.26 A237fr

Adler, David A. FRACTION FUN. A basic introduction to the concept of fractions. c1996. Fractions

 

J  513.26  G458pi

Gifford, Scott.  PIECE=PART=PORTION; FRACTIONS=DECIMALS=PERCENTS.  Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things. c2003. Fractions, Decimals, Percents


J 513.26 L484fr

Leedy, Loreen. FRACTION ACTION. Miss Prime and her animal students explore fractions by finding many examples in the world around them. c1994. Fractions


J 513.5 W455ca

Wells, Robert E. CAN YOU COUNT TO A GOOGOL? Introduces the concepts of very large numbers, up to a googol, and multiples of ten. c2000. Decimal system , Multiplication


J 513.55 P119

Packard, Edward. BIG NUMBERS: AND PICTURES THAT SHOW JUST HOW BIG THEY ARE! Uses illustrations of exponentially increasing peas to present the concept of numbers from one to a million, billion, trillion. c2000.Decimals


J 516.15 F534lo

Fisher, Leonard Everett. LOOK AROUND: A BOOK ABOUT SHAPES. Presents basic geometrical shapes in familiar scenes for the reader to identify. c1987. Geometry


J  516.15  M986me

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY) MUSEUM SHAPES.  Some of the most engaging works of art from the Museum's collections, from Pompeiian murals to Renaissance armor to modern paintings provide an exciting way to hunt for shapes. c2005. Geometry


J 516.15 R823ci

Ross, Catherine Sheldrick. CIRCLES: FUN IDEAS FOR GETTING A-ROUND IN MATH. Uses a variety of activities to introduce the many types of circles and spheres we encounter in everyday life. c1993. Geometry

 

J  516.2  E47wh

Ellis, Julie.  WHAT'S YOUR ANGLE PYTHAGORAS?: A MATH ADVENTURE.  In ancient Greece, young Pythagoras discovers a special number pattern (the Pythagorean theorem) and uses it to solve problems involving right triangles. c2004 Geometry.


J 519.2 L758

Linn, Charles F. PROBABILITY. Simple experiments with easily available materials explain the theory of probability and how it is used by scientists, poll-takers, and industrialists. c1972. Probability


J 529 A237c

Adler, Irving. THE CALENDAR. A history of the calendar from the primitive concepts of measuring time used by ancient civilizations to the Gregorian calendar invented in 1582 still used today. c1967. Calendar


J 529 A437t

Allington, Richard L. TIME. Introduces basic principles of telling time and such related concepts as today/tomorrow/yesterday, past/future, and late/ early.c1983. Time


J 529 B821ke

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. KEEPING TIME: FROM THE BEGINNING AND INTO THE 21ST CENTURY. Describes the different ways in which we measure time. c1993. Time


J 529 B857of

Brimner, Larry Dane. THE OFFICIAL M&M'S BRAND BOOK OF THE MILLENNIUM. History of the calendar. c1999.


J 529 B967t

Burns, Marilyn. THIS BOOK IS ABOUT TIME. Describes when, why, and how people started to measure time and discusses such topics as time zones, biorhythms, and jet lag. Also includes instructions for a variety of related projects. c1978. Time


J 529 M186st

Maestro, Betsy. THE STORY OF CLOCKS AND CALENDARS: MARKING A MILLENNIUM. Discusses the year 2000 as a milestone marking two thousand years of human achievement, as a threshold leading into a new millennium, and as an important anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ. c1999.


J 529 P733kn

Pluckrose, Henry Arthur. KNOWABOUT TIME. c1988. Time

 

YP 529.3 F534ca

Fisher, Leonard Everett. CALENDAR ART: THIRTEEN DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS, AND YEARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. Discusses what various civilizations have done to measure time. Includes Aztec, Babylonian, Roman, and more. c1987. Time


J 529.309 S341m

Schlein, Miriam. MOON-MONTHS AND SUN-DAYS. Traces the evolution of the modern calendar from ancient times to the present day. c1972. Calendar


J 529.7 A615an

Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO'S SUNDIAL. Explains how the earth's movements around the sun and theresulting movement of shadows have been used to tell time. Includes illustrations that pop up or fold out to demonstrate how sundials work. c1987. Time


J 530.8 A156me

Allington, Richard L. MEASURING. Introduces the functions of measuring, emphasizing metric linear measurement, numbers, and concepts of long/short, big/bigger/biggest, equal to, greater than, and less than. Includes activities and crafts projects. c1983. Measurement


J 530.8 M851m

Morgenstern, Steven. METRIC PUZZLES, TRICKS & GAMES. A collection of puzzles, games, riddles, magic tricks, and brain teasers based on the metric system. c1978. Metric system


J 530.8 S454o

Segan, Ann. ONE METER MAX. Michael Meter, Minnie Millineter, Cedric Centimeter, and Katie Kilometer explain metric units of measurement. c1979. Metric system

 

J  530.8  S399mi

Schwartz, David M.  MILLIONS TO MEASURE.  Marvelossissimo the Magician explains the development of standard units of measure, and shows the simplicity of calculating length, height, weight, and volume using the metric system. c2003. Measurement

 

J  530.8  S427wh

Scott, Janine.  WHY WE MEASURE.  Uses real-life examples to demonstrate the importance of measuring and measuring correctly. c2003. Measurement


J 567.91 S596sm

Simon, Seymour. THE SMALLEST DINOSAURS. Discusses seven dinosaurs, all about the size of a dog or chicken, which are believed to be the bird's prehistoric cousin. c1982. Measurement , Size


J 615.22 H681c

Hoban, Tana. CIRCLES, TRIANGLES, AND SQUARES. The geometric concepts of circles, triangles, and squares are demonstrated in photographs of bubbles, windows, stacks of pipes, tires, boats, and other objects. c1974. Geometry


YP 641.5 D158ma

D'Amico, Joan. THE MATH CHEF: OVER 60 MATH ACTIVITIES AND RECIPES FOR KIDS. Relates math and cookery by presenting math concepts and reinforcing them with recipes. Provides practice in converting from English to metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, estimating, and more.c1997.


J 681.11 C363cl

Catherall, Ed. CLOCKS AND TIME. c1982.Time

 

J  701.8  M625i

Micklethwait, Lucy.  I SPY SHAPES IN ART.  Presents objects with the shape of a heart, triangle, square and other shapes through paintings by such artists as Magritte, Escher, and Matisse. c2004.  Geometry, Art


J 736.98 A659or v.1, v.2

Araki, Chiyo. ORIGAMI IN THE CLASSROOM.Bk.1. Activities for autumn through Christmas.--Bk.2. Activities for winter through Summer. c1965 Incidental Geometry

 

J  745.5  R824tr

Ross, Kathy.  KATHY ROSS CRAFTS TRIANGLES, RECTANGLES, CIRCLES, AND SQUARES.  Provides step-by-step instructions for twenty easy crafts intended to teach about four basic shapes: circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles. c2002. Geometry, Shapes.


J 782.4 M913

Moss, Marissa. KNICK KNACK PADDYWACK. In this variation and extension of the traditional counting song, "this old man" ends up blasting off and flying to the moon. c1992. Counting


J 793.74 A615an3

Anno, Mitsumasa. ANNO'S MATH GAMES III. Picture puzzles, games, and simple activities introduce the mathematical concepts of abstract thinking, circuitry, geometry, and topology.c1997. Reasoning & Strategy games


J 793.74 B658ma

Blum, Raymond. MATHEMANIA. A collection of "number-magic tricks," including mind reading,

card tricks, psychic predictions, and more that can be performed with no special skills or equipment. c2001.

Mathematical recreations, Magic


J 793.74 T164gr

Tang, Greg. THE GRAPES OF MATH : MIND-STRETCHING MATH RIDDLES. Illustrated riddles introduce strategies for solving a variety of math problems in using visual clues. c2001.

 

J  793.74  T164ma

Tang, Greg.  MATH POTATOES: MORE MIND-STRETCHING BRAIN FOOD.  Math combines with pictures, riddles, and poems. c2005. Riddles.

 

YP  793.74  W335ac

Watkins, John J.  ACROSS THE BOARD: THE MATHEMATICS OF CHESSBOARD PROBLEMS.  This book is not simply about chess but the board itself--that simple grid of squares so common to games around the world. c2004.


J 793.74 Z65ma

Ziefert, Harriet. MATH RIDDLES. A Viking Math East-to-Read is ideal for new readers because the brief sentences, repetition, and important visual clues within the illustrations help readers along while keeping them entertained. c1997.


J 793.8 N961an

Nozaki, Akihiro. ANNO'S HAT TRICKS. Three children, Tom, Hannah, and Shadowchild, who represents the reader, are made to guess, using the concept of binary logic, the color of the hats on their heads. An introduction to logical thinking and mathematical problem-solving. Binary system c1985.


J 794.2 Z38ti

Zaslavsky, Claudia. TIC TAC TOE: AND OTHER THREE-IN-A ROW GAMES FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO THE MODERN COMPUTER. Traces the history and development of the three-in-a-row game for two players, popular all over the world, that is similar togames played in ancient Egypt. c1982. Reasoning & Strategy Games

 

J  811.54  F825ma

Franco, Betsy.  MATHEMATICKLES!: POEMS. A collection of poems written in the form of mathematical problems and grouped according to seasonal themes. c2003.


J 916 Z38c

Zaslavsky, Claudia. COUNT ON YOUR FINGERS AFRICAN STYLE. Describes how finger counting is used for communication of price and quantity in an East African market place. c1980. Counting




JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE FICTION

 

J A214a

Adams, Laurie. ALICE AND THE BOA CONSTRICTOR. After learning in science class that boa constrictors make wonderful pets, Alice saves her money until she has enough to buy Sir Lancelot. c1983. Money

 

J  B134gr

Bader, Bonnie.  GRAPHS. A boring family reunion provides data for charting graphs for a homework assignment. c2003. Graphing.


J B279ra

Barry, David.  THE RAJAH'S RICE: A MATHEMATICAL FOLKTALE FROM INDIA.  When Chandra, the official bather of the Rajah's elephants, saves them from serious illness, she exacts from the Rajah a reward more costly than he realizes. Illustrates powers of two or the concept of doubling. c.1994. Multiplication


J B656g

Blos, Joan W. A GATHERING OF DAYS: A NEW ENGLAND GIRL'S JOURNAL, 1830-32: A NOVEL.The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend. c1979. Calendar


J D438lu

DeRubertis, Barbara. LULU'S LEMONADE. On a hot summer day, three children squabble over which ingredients and what quantities should go into their extra special lemonade. c2000. Liquid Measurement


J H681ba

Hoban, Russell. A BARGAIN FOR FRANCES. Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach

her a lesson about friendship. [1970] Money

 

YP   K19re

Kasman, Alex.  REALITY CONDITIONS: SHORT MATHEMATICAL FICTION. c2005.  Mathematical recreations.


J K646

Klevin, Jill Ross. THE TURTLE STREET TRADING CO. c1982. Money

 

J   M978sl

Murphy, Stuart J.  SLUGGERS' CAR WASH.  When the 21st Street Sluggers, a baseball team, have a car wash to raise money, they learn to keep careful track of their dollars and cents. c2002. Addition, Money-making.


J M997ho

Myller, Rolf. HOW BIG IS A FOOT? Thrown in jail because the bed he made for the Queen is too small, an apprentice comes up with a more accurate way of measuring size. c1962. Measurement


J N495si

Neuschwander, Cindy. SIR CUMFERENCE AND T HE GREAT KNIGHT OF ANGLELAND : A MATHADVENTURE. Radius, son of Sir Cumference and Lady Di of Ameter, wants to be a knight more than anything. To earn Knighthood, he need s to venture alone on a heroic quest. c2001.Geometry

 

J  N495ss

Neuschwander, Cindy.  SIR CUMFERENCE AND THE SWORD IN THE CONE.  Sire Cumference, Radius, and Sir Vertex search for the Edgecalibur, the sword that King Arthur has hidden in a geometric solid. c2003. Geometry.


J P413li

Penner, Lucille Recht. LIGHTS OUT! Hoping to be the last person awake, a young girl keeps count as one person after another turns out a light in the apartment building across from hers. c2000. Subtraction

 

J  P438fi

Perez, L. King.  FIRST DAY IN GRAPES.  When Chico starts the third grade after his migrant-worker family moves to begin harvesting California grapes, he finds that self confidence and math skills help him cope with the first day of school. c2002.


J S977gu

Hodges, Margaret. GULLIVER IN LILLIPUT. On a voyage in the South Seas, an Englishman finds himself shipwrecked in Lilliput, a land of people only six inches high. c1995. Size


J T473on

Thompson, Lauren. ONE RIDDLE, ONE ANSWER. A sultan's daughter who loves numbers and riddles devises a plan to find the man who is best suited to be her husband. c2001.


J Z65ra

Ziefert, Harriet. RABBIT AND HARE DIVIDE AN APPLE. Because both Rabbit and Hare insist on having the larger piece of mushroom, they lose the whole thing to a sly skunk but learn an important lesson in the process. c1998. Fractions, Division

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

 

P.R. 016.51 R646co

Roberts, Patricia. COUNTING BOOKS ARE MORE THAN NUMBERS: AN ANNOTATED ACTION BIBLIOGRAPHY. c1990.


P.R. 372.7 B798ma

Braddon, Kathryn L. MATH THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: MAKING THE NCTM STANDARDS COME ALIVE. The books chosen for each of the content standards can be used to introduce ore reinforce the specific mathematical concepts addressed by a particular standard.c1993.


P.R. 372.7 B843ma  Gr.4-6

Bresser, Rusty. MATH AND LITERATURE: (GRADES 4-6).  Includes lessons based on 20 children's books.  Each lesson is presented in a vignette of what actually occurred with students, accompanied by samples of student work to illustrate how the students responded. c1995.

 

P.R.  372.7  C313co

Carratello, John.  CONNECTING MATH & LITERATURE.  Reproducible pages show the classroom teacher how to use over forty high-quality literature selections to teach primary children concepts as numbers, measurement, problem solving and geometry. c1991.


P.R. 372.7 E92ma

Evans, Caroline W. MATH LINKS: TEACHING THE NCTM 2000 STANDARDS THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. The direct instruction and discovery strategies within are supported by assessment recommendations, extension activities, lists of related standards from 200o and 1989, and software and literary resource lists.c2001


P.R. 372.7 G798th

Greenberg, Dan. 30 WILD AND WONDERFUL MATH STORIES: TO DEVELOP PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS. Reproducible stories with problems involving multiplication, division, fractions, geometry, patterns, percentages, averages and more! c1992.


P.R. 372.7 G855bo

Griffiths, Rachel. BOOKS YOU CAN COUNT ON: LINKING MATHEMATICS AND LITERATURE. A teaching resource for primary schools: provides a wide range of ideas for teaching mathematics through literature and can be used with any math program. c1991.


P.R. 372.7 H779sd

Hoogeboom, Shirley. STORY PROBLEMS WITH DINOSAUR COUNTERS, K-3. "Activities designed to help primary students learn the language of math story problems, particularly special phrases which the children will meet again and again in word problems.c1988. Counting


P.R. 372.7 H779st

Hoogeboom, Shirley. STORY PROBLEMS WITH TEDDY BEAR COUNTERS, K-3. Activities designed to help primary students learn the language of math story problems, particularly special phrases which the children will meet again and again in word problems. c1988. Counting


P.R. 372.7 K23af

Kaye, Peggy. AFTERWARDS: FOLK AND FAIRY TALES WITH MATHEMATICAL EVER AFTERS. A collection of 9 tales and related math problems."Grades 1-2" c1996.


P.R. 372.7 K81li

Kolakowski, Jane Steffen.  LITLINKING MATH WITH LITERATURE. VOL. 2: MATH ACTIVITIES TO ACCOMPANY 50 WORKS OF LITERATURE. Grades K-4. Includes number sense, numeration, geometry and spatial relations, measurement, logic, patterns, and classification. c1994.


P.R. 372.7 L674ar

Lewis, J. Patrick. ARITHME-TICKLE AN EVEN NUMBER OF ODD RIDDLE-RHYME. Rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of math problems. c2002.


P.R. 372.7 M385re

Martinez, Joseph G. R. READING AND WRITING TO LEARN MATHEMATICS: A GUIDE AND A RESOURCE BOOK. c2001.


P.R. 372.7 M426 Bk.3

Options Publishing (Firm). MATH OPTIONS. "Begin at an early age to build problem solving skills using real life, motivating, hands-on activities surrounded by literature." c2000.


P.R. 372.7 S531am

Sharman, Lydia. THE AMAZING BOOK OF SHAPES. A toy and movable book.c1994. Invites children to explore different shapes and patterns through a variety of creative projects. Geometry


P.R. 372.7 T612ho

Welchman-Tischler, Rosamond. HOW TO USE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE TO TEACH MATHEMATICS. Designed to help to help teachers look at books in a new light and see how they can create connections between mathematics learning and children's literature. c1992.


P.R. 372.7 W597it

Whitin, David Jackman. IT'S THE STORY THAT COUNTS: MORE CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR MATHEMATICAL LEARNING, K-6. Uses a wealth of books and frequent samples of children's work to show the powerful opportunities children's literature can provide to think mathematically.c1995.

 

P.R.  372.7  W594ne  2004

Whitin, David Jackman.  NEW VISIONS FOR LINKING LITERATURE AND MATHEMATICS.  This book is filled with numerous examples of children's work, many of which are drawn from widely diverse, multicultural programs. c2004.


P.R. 372.7 W597re

Whitin, David Jackman READ ANY GOOD MATH LATELY?: CHILDREN'S BOOKS FOR MATHEMATICAL LEARNING, K-6. Acquaints readers with some of the best children's books containing a mathematical subtext: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, books of games and puzzles, books that reflect different cultures. c1992.

 

P.R.  510  P855

Posamentier, Alfred S.  MATH CHARMERS: TANTALIZING TIDBITS FOR THE MIND. c2003.


P.R. 530.8 M346me

Markle, Sandra. MEASURING UP!: EXPERIMENTS, PUZZLES, AND GAMES EXPLORING MEASUREMENT. Markle presents 29 simple experiments with an appealing twist: a solve-it-yourself mystery theme…and leads her readers to think like scientists as they perform and analyze the experiments. c1995.




MEDIA

 

AID 332.4 C855

Creative Teaching Press. COUNTING MONEY. [chart] c1988.


AID 372.72 B894

Bruna, Dick. DICK BRUNA'S 1 2 3 FRIEZE. [activity card] Counting book on four strips which unfold to 21 x 120 cm. each.


AID 372.7 B942

Creative Publications. BUNNY RABBIT COUNTERS. [kit]

Rabbbit shaped counters in red, yellow, blue, and green plastic that may be used for counting, sorting, and grouping.c1989. Counting


AID 372.7 R784co

Roper, Ann. COUNT & COLOR WITH LEARNING LINKS. [flash card]

Provides counting practice for young children. c1990. Counting


AID 513 C962

CUBICAL COUNTING BLOCKS. [Realia.] Milton Bradley Co., [196-?] One-inch wooden cubes, some in each of the primary colors, may be used to teach color as well as counting. c1962.


VCR C855

COUNT WITH ME! [videorecording] (30 min.) Dorling Kindersley Vision, c1995.

Buddy, the elephant, and Pip, the mouse, and a host of lovable puppets bring fun, humor, and songs to delight and stimulate


VCR 513.55 D294

DECIMALS & FRACTIONS, CONVERSIONS, RATIO, & PROPORTION. [videorecording] Explains the use of decimals in real life situations. Video Tutorial Service, c1988.




REFERENCE

 

REF  011.62   A976nu

Axel-Lute, Melanie.  NUMBERS! COLORS! ALPHABET!: A CONCEPT GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS. c2003.

 

REF 016.51 W872

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MATHEMATICS: A Critically

Annotated List Of Children's Books In Mathematics. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c1992.


REF 510 M426 v.1

Knapp, Brian J. MATH MATTERS! [series concept] 1. Numbers -- 2. Adding -- 3. Subtracting -- 4. Multiplying -- 5. Dividing -- 6. Decimals -- 7. Fractions -- 8. Shape -- 9. Size -- 10. Tables and charts -- 11. Grids and graphs -- 12. Chance and average -- 13. Mental arithmetic. Grolier Educational, 1999.


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