Children's Books for Mathematics Instruction


Counting and Number Books

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Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Counting Book.New York: Thomas Y. Crowell,1977.

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Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Counting House. New York: Philomel, 1982.

Juv. PZ 8.3 B22 Te 1983
Bang, Molly. Ten, Nine, Eight. Greenwillow Books, New York, 1983.

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Bendick, Jeanne and Marcia Levin. Take a Number. New York: Mc Graw-Hill, 1961.

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Crowther, Robert. The Most Amazing Hide-and Seek Counting Book. New York: Viking Press, 1981.

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Emberley, Ed and Barbara Emberly. One Wide River To Cross. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1967.

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Feelings, Muriel. Moja Means One; Swahili Counting Book. New York: Dial Books for Youngs Readers, 1971.

P 275 F57 1982
Fisher, Leonard. Number Art: Thirteen 123s From Around the World. New York: Four Winds Press, 1982.

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Gag, Wanda. Millions of Cats. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1956.

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Giganti, Paul, Jr. Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book. New York: Greenwillow, 1992.

Juv. PZ 7 H1246 Nu 1986
Hague, Kathleen. Numbears: A Counting Book. New York: H. Holt, 1986.

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Hoban, Tana. Of Colors and Things. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1989.

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Wilkes, Angela and Claudia Zeff. The First Book of Numbers. Usborne Publishing Ltd, 1982.

History of Mathematics

Juv. QA 40.5 A3 1960
Adler, Irving. The Giant Golden Book of Mathematics, Exploring The World of Numbers and Space. New York: Golden Press, 1960.

Juv. PZ 7 B76524 Fi 1987
Brighton, Catherine. Five Secrets In a Box. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987.

Juv. QA 21 H73 1968
Hogben, Lancelot. The Wonderful World of Mathematics. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1968.

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Jonas, Arthur. Archimedes and His Wonderful Discoveries. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1963.

Mathematical Concepts

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Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Magic Seeds. New York: Philomel Books, 1995.

Juv. QA 40.5 A3 1990
Adler, Irving. Mathematics. New York: Doubleday, 1990.

Juv. QA 246.5 A5613 1983
Anno, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno. Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar. New York: Philomel Books, 1983.

Juv. QA 95 A5613 1987
Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Math Games. New York: Philomel Books, 1987.

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Burns, Marilyn. Spaghetti and Meatballs for All, A Mathematical Story. New York: Scholastic Press, 1997.

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Burns, Marilyn. The I Hate Mathematics! Book. Little, Brown & Company, 1975.

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Demi. One Grain of Rice, A Mathematical Folktale. New York: Scholastic Press, 1997.

Juv. QA 113 G54 1992
Giganti, Paul, Jr. Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book. New York: Greenwillow, 1992.

Juv. PZ 7 J664 Re 1987
Jonas, Ann. Reflections. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1987.

Juv. PZ 7 J664 Ro 1983
Jonas, Ann. Round Trip. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1983.

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Jonas, Arthur. New Ways in Math. Englewood Cliffs N. J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962.

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Leaf, Munro. Arithmetic Can Be Fun. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1949.

Juv. QA 63 N4913 1985
Nozaki, Akihiro and Mitsumasa Anno. Anno's Hat Tricks. New York: Philomel Books, 1985.

Curr-I QA 484 O7513 1989
Orii, Eiji and Masako Orii. Simple Science Experiments with Circles. Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1989.

Juv. QA 141.3 S45 1985
Schwartz, David M. How Much Is A Million?. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1985.


Juv. HG 221.5 C74615 1990
Cribb, Joe. Money. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1990.

Juv. PZ 7 V816 Am 1978
Viorst, Judith. Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday. New York: Atheneum, 1982.

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Wells, Rosemary. Bunny Money. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1997.

Story Books Adaptable to Mathematical Concepts

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Axelrod, Amy. Pigs at Odds. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2000.

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Brown, M. Once a Mouse. New York: Scribner's, 1961.

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Carle, E. The Very Hungry Caterpillar. New York: Philomel, 1981l.

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Crews, D. Freight Train. New York: Greenwillow, 1978.

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Emberly, B. Drummer Hoff. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1967.

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Freeman, D. Corduroy. New York: Viking, 1968.

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Lionni, L. Frederick. New York: Pantheon, 1967.

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Lionni, L. Inch by Inch. New York: Astor-Honor, 1960.

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Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad Are Friends. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

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McCloskey, R. Make Way for Ducklings. New York: Viking, 1941.

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McCloskey, R. Blueberries for Sal. New York: Viking, 1948.

Juv. PZ 8.l Nl59 An 1986
McDermott, G. Anansi the Spider. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1986.

Juv. PZ 7 S6334 Cap 1985
Slobodkina, Ester. Caps for Sale. New York: Scholastic, 1985.

Juv. PZ 7 TH7 H9V 1984
Tafuri, N. Have You Seen My Duckling? New York: Greenwillow, 1984.

Books for Teachers

Curr-I QA 135.6 E84 2001
Evans, Caroline W., et al. Math links: teaching the NCTM 2000 standards through children's literature.

Curr-I QA 135.5 W468 1992
Whitin, David J. and Sandra Wilde. Read any good math lately? : children's books for mathematical learning, K-6.


QA 135.5 .W465 1995
Whitin, David J. and Sandra Wilde. It's the story that counts: more children's books for mathematical learning, K-6. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995.


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