An online version of the lesson planning binder in EWU's Curriculum Center, pointing you to good resources for planning lessons and units for K-12 instruction using the materials found here in the JFK Library.

- Mathematicians
- Math Instruction
- Counting
- Add/Subtract
- Multiply/Divide
- Money
- Place Value/Decimals
- Fractions/Ratios
- Telling Time
- Algebra
- Statistics
- Sequences
- Charts/Graphs
- Word Problems
- Riddles

- Emmy Noether by M. B. W. TentCall Number: 921 Noether Emmy Tent 2008ISBN: 9781568814308Publication Date: 2008RL: Grades 7-9

Pages: 177

Format: Chapter Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Biography

Topic: Algebra

Summary: This book tells the life of mathematician Emmy Noether, discussing her childhood in Germany, the obstacles she faced during her life, her contributions to the field of algebra, and other related topics.

____________________________________ - Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark; April Chu (Illustrator)Call Number: 921 Lovelace Ada Wallmark 2015ISBN: 9781939547200Publication Date: 2015RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 38

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: History of Computer Programming

Summary: Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities.

____________________________________ - The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman; LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)Call Number: 510.92 Erdős Paul 2013ISBN: 9781596433076Publication Date: 2013RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 37

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: Childhood Mathematicians

Summary: Growing up in Hungary during WWI, Erdos tried school but chafed at the rules and convinced his mother that he should study at home. He was fascinated by numbers from an early age, and by the time he was 20, he was known as The Magician from Budapest. Unable to do common tasks such as cooking, laundry, or driving, he spent his adult life flying around the world, staying with other mathematicians, and working collaboratively on challenging math problems.

____________________________________ - Of Numbers and Stars by D. Anne Love; Pamela Paparone (Illustrator); Pam Paparone (Illustrator)Call Number: 921 Hypatia Love 2006ISBN: 0823416216Publication Date: 2006RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: Ancient Egypt, Women Mathematicians

Summary: It presents the life of a Egyptian woman who lived in fifth century Alexandria and became a respected scholar in mathematics and philosophy.

____________________________________ - Benjamin Banneker by Allison Lassieur; Steven X. Lee (Consultant Editor)Call Number: 921 Banneker Benjamin Lassieur 2006ISBN: 0736854320Publication Date: 2006RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: African American Mathematician

Summary: Introduces the life and biography of Benjamin Banneker, the African American astronomer and mathematician who helped survey Washington, D.C., and who wrote several successful almanacs.

____________________________________ - Hidden Figures by Margot Lee ShetterlyCall Number: 510.92 Lee Shetterly Margot 2016bISBN: 9780062662385Publication Date: 2016RL: Grades 4-6, 7-9

Pages: 231

Format: Chapter Book (Middle Readers), Young Readers Edition

Genre: Biography

Topics: Mathematicians - Women & African American, NASA computing

Summary: This is the true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Before John Glenn orbited the earth this group of female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.

____________________________________ - The Imitation Game by Jim Ottaviani; Leland Purvis (Illustrator)Call Number: 921 Turing Alan Ottaviani 2016ISBN: 1419718932Publication Date: 2016RL: Grades 9-12

Pages: 233

Format: Graphic Novel (Young Adult)

Genre: Biography

Topics: Codebreaking, World War II

Summary: English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912--1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science. The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing's life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence. His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis.

____________________________________ - Blockhead by Joseph D'Agnese; John O'brien (Illustrator)Call Number: 921 Fibonacci Leonardo D'Agnese 2010ISBN: 9780805063059Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 40

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: Italian Mathematician, Sequences

Summary: A biography of Leonardo Fibonacci, the 12th century mathematician who discovered the numerical sequence named for him.

____________________________________ - Margaret and the Moon by Dean Robbins; Lucy Knisley (Illustrator)Call Number: 921 Hamilton Margaret Robbins 201ISBN: 9780399551857Publication Date: 2017RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Biography

Topics: Space Flight, Women Mathematicians

Summary: Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world. Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that would allow the spacecraft's computer to solve any problems it might encounter. Apollo 8. Apollo 9. Apollo 10. Apollo 11. Without her code, none of those missions could have been completed.

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- Show and Tell by Linda Schulman Dacey; Rebeka EstonCall Number: QA135.6 .D33 2002ISBN: 0941355500Publication Date: 2002Grades 1-3

Pages: 232

Format: Curricular Resources

Genre: Educational

Summary: This book demonstrates how students can deepen their mathematical ideas and understanding when they are encouraged to represent and communicate their thinking. Numerous classroom vignettes and reflective comments provide a model for how "show and tell" can enhance teaching and improve children's learning.

__________________________________________ - Math Through Children's Literature by Kathryn L. Braddon; Nancy J. Hall; Dale TaylorCall Number: QA135.5 .B678 1993 gr.K-6ISBN: 0872879321Publication Date: 1993Grades K - 6

Pages: 218

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Math and Literature Connections

Summary: This book shows how to use children's literature as a springboard to mathematical literacy. It contains summaries of books which help children gain an understanding of mathematical concepts.

__________________________________________ - Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades K-2 by Rusty Bresser; Kathy Melanese; Christine SpharCall Number: QA135.6 .B7349 2008 gr.K-2ISBN: 0941355845Publication Date: 2008Grades K - 2

Pages: 204

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Algebra & Geometry equations

This lesson-based series helps teach math to English language learners. They can learn how to make sense of math word problems. It shows teachers how to modify math lessons to support these students. It includes dozens of instant-use reproducibles.

__________________________________________ - Jump into Math by Rae PicaCall Number: QA135.6 .P53 2008ISBN: 0876590555Publication Date: 2009Grades 1-3

Pages:

Format: Curricular Resource, Reference

Genre: Educational

Topics: Math and Movement

Summary: This helps turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty, and each one incorporates fun, exciting math experiences with movement. The math skills index is an invaluable reference tool, giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests.

__________________________________________ - Using Formative Assessment to Drive Mathematics Instruction in Grades PreK-2 by Christine Oberdorf; Jennifer Taylor-CoxCall Number: QA11.2 .O24 2012ISBN: 1596671874Publication Date: 2011Preschool - Grade 2

Pages: 118

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Math Assessment

Summary: This book is a step-by-step model for using formative assessment to improve students' mathematics performance. With the three-phase format of assessment, analysis, and response, this resource will guide you in providing targeted instruction for students, aligning your lessons with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and engaging students in meaningful and interactive tasks. It includes enhanced formative assessments, sample student responses, and small group focus activities designed to address a variety of student performance levels.

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- How Many Bugs in a Box? by David A. Carter (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Carter David HowISBN: 9781416908043Publication Date: 2006RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 18

Format: Picture Book, Interactive (Pop-up)

Genre: Informational, Counting

Topics: Numbers, Counting from 1-10

Summary: Pop-up and movable features reveal to the reader how many bugs are in each of ten boxes. Inside each bright box are bugs to count from one to ten. Bugs fans will laugh and learn as they lift open the boxes.

____________________________________ - Ten Go Tango by Arthur Dorros; Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Dorros Arthur TenISBN: 0060276908Publication Date: 2000RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book, Interactive (Panorama Pages)

Genre: Fiction, Counting

Summary: In this counting book, ten groups of animals indulge in ten different dances, from one osprey dancing ballet to ten flamingos doing the tango. Features pages that unfold into a panorama.

____________________________________ - Anno's Counting House by Mitsumasa AnnoCall Number: EZ Anno Mitsumasa Anno's4ISBN: 0399208968Publication Date: 1982RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: 49

Format: Picture Book, Interactive (Die-Cut)

Genre: Fiction, Counting

Topics: Numbers 1-10, Moving Houses

Summary: One by one, ten children move from their old house into their new house with all their possessions. Die-cut windows reveal the interiors of the houses and the book can also be read from back to front.

____________________________________ - One More Bunny by Rick Walton; Paige Miglio (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Walton Rich OneISBN: 0688168477Publication Date: 2000RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book, Poetry Collection

Genre: Poetry (Rhyming Story), Counting

Topics: Numbers, Addition

Summary: Bunnies frolicking at the playground introduce the numbers one through ten and the principles of simple addition.

____________________________________ - Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama/Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow; Victoria Ortiz (Translator)Call Number: EZ Christelow Eileen CincoISBN: 061856442XPublication Date: 2005RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Board Book, Bilingual

Genre: Nursery Rhymes

Topic: Counting

Summary: A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.

____________________________________ - How Do You Count a Dozen Ducklings? by Seon Chae; Seung Ha Rew (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Chae In Seon HowISBN: 0807517186Publication Date: 2006RL: Grades K - 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fiction, Counting

Topics: Numbers, Counting to 12

Summary: Faced with keeping track of twelve ducklings, Mama Duck finds different ways to group them so that they are easier to count. Translation from Korean.

____________________________________ - How Many Mice? by Michael GarlandCall Number: EZ Garland Michael HowISBN: 9780525478331Publication Date: 2007RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Counting, Fiction

Topics: Numbers 1-10, Mice

Summary: Ten hungry mice set out on a mission to find some food, facing hazards and dangers along the way.

____________________________________ - One Cool Watermelon by Hannah ToftsCall Number: 513.2 Tofts Hannah 2007ISBN: 9780836874884Publication Date: 2007RL: Preschool - K

Pages:

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Numbers 1-10, Fruits

Summary: This introduces counting from one to ten using familiar fruits and vegetables.Simple text accompanies photographs of familiar fruits and vegetables to make counting easy and fun readers and non-readers.

____________________________________ - 123 Pop! by Rachel IsadoraCall Number: 513.2 Isadora Rachel 2000ISBN: 0670888591Publication Date: 2000RL: Grades K - 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book (Pop Art)

Genre: Counting, Superheroes

Topics: Numbers 1-20 and higher

Summary: From one man on the moon to three monkeys to one million stars, numbers are ingeniously reinterpreted in a pop art style for the 90s.

____________________________________ - Nselxcin sc'ak'--Salish Numbers by Jennifer Childress; Shinkashim Books (Compiled by, Designed by)Call Number: 513.2 Childress Jennifer 2011ISBN: 9780983958307Publication Date: 2011RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 25

Format: Picture Book, Bilingual

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Native American Languages

Summary: This book shows how to count from 1 to 10 in the Colville-Okanagan Interior Salish language - Nselxcin. It includes an English description of the Salish language.

__________________________________ - Keeping Count by Claire OwenCall Number: 513.5 Owen Claire 2005ISBN: 0740642650Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 16

Format: Reference Book (Primary Readers)

Genre: Informational (History)

Topics: Ancient Number Systems, Place Value

Summary: The number system we use today is based on ancient number systems from India. Learn about ancient numerals and find out about the importance of place value.

____________________________________ - Spots by Carolyn Lesser; Laura Regan (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Lesser Carolyn 1999ISBN: 0152006664Publication Date: 1999RL: Preschool - K

Pages:

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Spotted Animals, Numbers 1-10

Summary: Spotted animals from around the world, including a leopard ray, ringed seals, reticulated giraffes, and tundra butterflies, introduce the numbers from one to ten.

____________________________________ - One Wheel Wobbles by Pierr Morgan (Illustrator); Carole Lexa SchaeferCall Number: EZ Schaefer Carole OneISBN: 0763604720Publication Date: 2003RL:

Pages: 10

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fiction (Counting)

Topics: Parades, Wheels, Numbers 1-10

Summary: It's Family Parade Day. Mama, Grampa, Sister and the rest, roll along on wheels of every sort - from one wheelbarrow to ten cartwheels.

____________________________________ - What Comes in 2's, 3's and 4's? by Suzanne Aker; Bernie Karlin (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Aker Suzanne 1990ISBN: 0671671731Publication Date: 1990RL: Preschool - K

Pages:

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Numbers)

Topics: Numbers 2-4

Summary: It introduces the numbers two, three, and four by showing the ways in which they occur in everyday life, from your two eyes and two arms to the four seasons of the year.

___________________________________ - 100 Animals on Parade! by Masayuki Sebe (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Sebe Masayuki 2013ISBN: 9781554538713Publication Date: 2013RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Animal Hunt, Numbers to 100

Summary: With hundreds of colorful animals to count and hundreds of hilarious details to hunt, this unconventional counting book guarantees hundreds of hours of fun! Translation from Japanese.

____________________________________ - One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab by April Pulley Sayre; Jeff Sayre; Randy Cecil (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Sayre April 2003ISBN: 0763626317Publication Date: 2006RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Animal Feet

Summary: A counting book featuring animals with different numbers of feet.

____________________________________ - Swan Harbor by Laura Rankin (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Rankin Laura 2003ISBN: 0803725612Publication Date: 2003RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (counting)

Topics: nature, outdoors, four seasons

Summary: The numbers from one through twenty are presented in nature through the four seasons of Swan Harbor, Maine. It is a nature guide, a counting book, and a puzzle.

____________________________________ - One, Two, Tree! by Anushka Ravishankar; Sirish Rao; Durga Bai (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.211 Ravishankar Anushka 2003ISBN: 8186211802Publication Date: 2004RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Counting, Fantasy, Multicultural

Topics: Climbing Trees

Summary: This read-aloud book invites young children to count the improbable numbers of animals that clamber up an ever-expanding tree. Illustrations are original art done by a tribal woman artist from central India.

____________________________________ - Even Steven and Odd Todd by Kathryn Cristaldi; Henry B. Morehouse (Illustrator); Marilyn Burns (Contribution by)Call Number: EZ Cristaldi Kathryn EvenISBN: 0590227157Publication Date: 1996RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Chapter Book (Primary)

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Topics: Even and Odd Numbers

Summary: The arrival of Cousin Odd Todd greatly upsets Even Steven who likes everything to come in even numbers, his pets, his library books, and even his pancakes. Includes activities and games.

____________________________________ - Josefina by Jeanette WinterCall Number: EZ Winter Jeanette JosefinaISBN: 0152010912Publication Date: 1996RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book, Bilingual

Genre: Informational (Counting), Arts & Crafts

Topics: Mexican Art

Summary: Count in English and Spanish with a Mexican folk artist as she sculpts her world from clay. It is inspired by Josefina Aguilar, an artist who creates painted clay figures in her village in Mexico.

____________________________________ - Emeka's Gift by Ifeoma Onyefulu; Alex Ayliffe (Illustrator)Call Number: 960 Onyefulu Ifeoma 1995ISBN: 0525652051Publication Date: 1995-05-01RL: Grades K - 2

Pages: 19

Format: Picture Book (Photographic)

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Counting, Multicultural

Topics: African Culture

Summary: The story of a young African boy as he travels through his village in search of a gift. Stunning photographs taken in Emeka's southern Nigerian village illustrate this narrative.

__________________________________________ - Vegetables Count by Peggy Sissel-Phelan (Concept by, Designed by)Call Number: 513.2 Sissel-Phelan Peggy 201ISBN: 9780977101061Publication Date: 2009RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: 22

Format: Picture Book

Gene: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Vegetables, Healthy Eating

Summary: It teaches counting and a message that eating a variety of colorful vegetables is important to grow up healthy.

____________________________________ - The History of Counting by Denise Schmandt-Besserat; Michael Hays (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.5 Schmandt-Besserat Denise 1999ISBN: 0688141188Publication Date: 1999RL: Grades: 1-3

Pages:

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (History), Counting

Topics: History of numbers and counting

Summary: An archaeologist traces the evolution of counting. She shows how the concept of numbers came about, how various societies answered the question "How many?," and how our modern-day decimal system was developed.

____________________________________ - Numbers by Michel Blake (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Blake Michel 2006ISBN: 076362747XPublication Date: 2006RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 16

Format: Board Book

Genre: Informational (Numbers)

Topics: Number words

Summary: This book introduces words related to numbers.

__________________________________________ - One Hundred Is a Family by Pam Muñoz Ryan; Benrei Huang (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Ryan Pam OneISBN: 078681120XPublication Date: 1996RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Counting

Topics: Counting Tens, Numbers to 100

Summary: Groups making up many different kinds of families introduce the numbers from one to ten and then by tens to one hundred.

__________________________________________ - Rooster's off to See the World by Eric Carle (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Carle Eric Rooster'sISBN: 0689826842Publication Date: 1999RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Adventure, Animal Story, Counting 1-14

Topics: Animal Friend, Journey

Summary: A simple introduction to the meaning of numbers and sets as a rooster, on his way to see the world, is joined by fourteen animals along the way. Reprint of the 1972 book.

____________________________________ - On Beyond a Million by David M. Schwartz; Paul Meisel (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Schwartz David 2001ISBN: 9780440411772Publication Date: 2001RL: Grades 1-3

Pages:

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Counting

Topics: Counting Exponentially

Summary: Professor X and his dog, Y, teach kids how to count exponentially by powers of 10 (1, 10, 100, etc.), beginning at 1 and working all the way to a googol (a 1 with 100 zeros) and beyond.

____________________________________ - Splitting the Herd by Trudy Harris; Russell Julian (Illustrator)Call Number: 513 Harris Trudy 2008ISBN: 9780822574668Publication Date: 2008RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 31

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Counting

Topics: Even and Odd Numbers

Summary: When Miss Emma's cows wander into Cowboy Kirby's pasture, he uses odd and even numbers to count and split the herd, not realizing his math mistake.

____________________________________ - How Many Jelly Beans? by Andrea Menotti; Yancey Labat (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Menotti Andrea 2012ISBN: 9781452102061Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book (Large Format)

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Large Numbers - Million

Summary: How many jelly beans are enough? Aiden and Emma can't decide. Is 10 enough? This giant picture book gives kids a fun and easy way to understand large numbers. Starting with ten, each page shows more and more colorful candies, leading up to a giant fold-out surprise-one million.

____________________________________ - A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman; Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)Call Number: 510.2 Fishman Seth 2017ISBN: 9780062455789Publication Date: 2017RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Numbers)

Topics: Numbers

Summary: A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space." Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book, 2018

____________________________________ - Zero Is the Leaves on the Tree by Betsy Franco; Shino Arihara (Illustrator)Call Number: 513 Franco Betsy 2009ISBN: 9781582462493Publication Date: 2009RL: Grade K - 1

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Numbers)

Topics: Zero

Summary: This picture book beautifully explores the important math concept zero in a way that will inspire children to find zero everywhere--from the branches of a tree by day to the vast, starry sky by night.

____________________________________ - Night Light by Nicholas BlechmanCall Number: EZ Blechman Nicholas NighISBN: 9780545462631Publication Date: 2013RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: [Board Book?], Interactive (Die-Cuts)

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Vehicles

Summary: Part counting book, part guessing game -- count the lights and, through die-cut pages, find out which vehicle they belong to.

Count the lights and, through die-cut pages, find out which vehicle they belong to.

____________________________________ - Counting Ovejas by Sarah Weeks; David Diaz (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Weeks Sarah CountingISBN: 0689867506Publication Date: 2006RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book, Bilingual

Genre: Fantasy, Counting

Topics: Counting Sheep, Falling Asleep

Summary: When increasing numbers of sheep in a rainbow of colors appear in a man's bedroom as he tries to fall asleep, he must resort to more and more elaborate means of removing them. What do you do when you can't sleep? Count sheep in Spanish and English, of course!

____________________________________ - 123 Si! by San Antonio Museum of Art Staff (Compiled by); Trinity University Press Staff; Madeleine BudnickCall Number: 513.2 One 2011ISBN: 9781595340801Publication Date: 2011RL: Preschool - K

Pages: unpaged

Format: Board Book, Bilingual

Genre: Informational (Counting)

Topics: Spanish Numbers

Summary: A bilingual counting book from 1 to 10, in English and Spanish, featuring artwork from the collections of the San Antonio Museum of Art.

____________________________________ - How Much, How Many, How Far, How Heavy, How Long, How Tall Is 1000? by Helen Nolan; Tracy Walker (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.5 Nolan Helen 1995ISBN: 1550741640Publication Date: 1995RL: Grade K - 2

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Counting to 1,000, Acorn to Forest

Summary: How tall would a pile of 1000 acorns be? And if those acorns grew into 1000 oak trees, how big would that forest be? As children learn about large numbers, counting becomes less practical and understanding these numbers becomes more and more important. In this playful math book, children will develop an understanding of how big, how small, how long and how tall 1000 really is.

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- Math Fables by Greg Tang; Heather Cahoon (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Tang Greg 2004ISBN: 0439453992Publication Date: 2004RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fable, Poetry (Rhyming)

Topics: Addition and Subtraction

Summary: A series of rhymes about animals introduces counting and grouping numbers, as well as examples of such behaviors as cooperation, friendship, and appreciation. From 1 to 10, these "lessons that count" are math magic for learning addition and subtraction.

____________________________________ - Help Me Learn Addition by Jean Marzollo; Chad Phillips (Photographer)Call Number: 513.2 Marzollo Jean 2012ISBN: 9780823423989Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 1-2

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational, Counting

Topics: Basic Math Equations

Summary: Bright photographs of puppets, marbles, chicks, dogs, and other fun objects, a rhyming text, and a fun game help children learn to add. This book teaches children how to connect numbers with a value and introduces them to mathematical equations.

____________________________________ - How Many Blue Birds Flew Away? by Paul Giganti; Donald Crews (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Giganti Paul HowISBN: 0060007621Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Subtraction)

Topics: Counting and Difference

Summary: This book teaches readers to observed "difference" - what is what is left over when you subtract one group from another group. A child notices and counts items, such as how many boys and girls are on the playground and how many more girls there are than boys, until there is nothing left to be counted.

___________________________________ - This Plus That by Amy Krouse Rosenthal; Jen Corace (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Rosenthal Amy ThisISBN: 9780061726552Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades K - 2

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fiction, Informational

Topics: Life Equations

Summary: Simple arithmetical equations show how big and small moments add up in life.

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**Books about MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION are shelved under the call numbers 513.2. **

- You Can Count on Monsters by Richard Evan SchwartzCall Number: 512.9 Schwartz Richard 2010ISBN: 9781568815787Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Multiplication)

Topics: Prime Numbers, Factoring

Summary: This volume visually explores the concepts of factoring and the role of prime and composite numbers. The playful and colorful monsters are designed to give children (and even older audiences) an intuitive understanding of the building blocks of numbers and the basics of multiplication.

____________________________________ - Doubling by John Burstein; Destiny Images Staff (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Burstein John 2004ISBN: 0836838076Publication Date: 2003RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fantasy, Math

Topics: The Circus, Multiplication by twos

Summary: Math Monsters introduces young readers to mathematical concepts through the humorous antics of Addison, Mina, Multiplex, Split, and their friends. The four Math Monsters demonstrate the concept of doubling at the Double Fun Circus.

____________________________________ - If You Were a Times Sign by Trisha Speed Shaskan; Sarah Dillard (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Shaskan Trisha 2009ISBN: 9781404852105Publication Date: 2009RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Math)

Topics: Multiplication, Times Sign

Summary: This book in the Math is Fun series introduce the concept of multiplication. If you were a times sign, you would multiply things. You could make more tricycle tires, alien eyes, or bunches of balloons.

____________________________________ - The Best of Times by Greg Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.213 Tang Greg 2002ISBN: 0439210445Publication Date: 2002RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Poetry (Rhyming), Informational (Math)

Topics: Multiplication without Tables

Summary: Simple rhymes offer hints on how to multiply any number by zero through ten without memorizing the multiplication tables.

____________________________________ - Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do! by Stuart J. Murphy; Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Murphy Stuart 1996ISBN: 0060258837Publication Date: 1996RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 33

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fantasy (Animal Story), Math

Topics: Birthdays, Multiplying

Summary: A surprise birthday party planned for a kangaroo by his friends provides many opportunities for the reader to add and multiply various things.

____________________________________ - 2 x 2 = BOO! by Loreen Leedy (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Leedy Loreen 1995ISBN: 0823411907Publication Date: 1995RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book, Short Story Collection

Genre: Fantasy, Math

Topics: Halloween, Multiplication (0-5)

Summary: How do you make a vampire disappear? How do you turn one bag of candy into five bags? And how do you double a moose head? All you have to do is multiply! Here, in six funny math stories, Loreen Leedy introduces the multiplication facts from 0 through 5.

____________________________________ - Multiplication and Division by Rebecca Wingard-NelsonCall Number: 513.2 Wingard-Nelson Rebecca 2011ISBN: 9780766037793Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 4-6

Pages:

Format: Reference Book

Genre: Educational (Math)

Topics: Math Test Questions

Summary: This book introduces all the topics readers need to know about math skills. Readers will learn great test-taking tips for solving multiple choice, short-answer, and show-your-work questions. Free worksheets are available at enslow.com.

____________________________________ - Ten Times Better by Dave Saunders; Leonard Baskin (Illustrator); Richard MichelsonCall Number: 513.2 Michelson Richard 2000ISBN: 076145070XPublication Date: 2000RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 40

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Math)

Topics: Multiples of 10, Animals

In dueling poetry, a motley crew of animals argues for the honor of the number each represents. Descriptions of animals show numbers one to ten and their multiples of ten, such as a sloth having three toes while a centipede has thirty feet.

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**Books about MONEY are shelved under the call numbers 332 and 513.2. **

- The Penny Pot by Stuart J. Murphy; Lynne W. Cravath (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Murphy Stuart 1998ISBN: 9780060276065Publication Date: 1998RL: Grades K - 2

Pages: 33

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Informational (Counting)

Topics: Coins up to 50 cents

Summary: Count coins with Jessie and her friends at the face painting booth at the school fair. As Jessie and her friends count combinations of coins adding up to fifty, they are transformed into a clown, a monster, and more.

____________________________________ - The Coin Counting Book by Rozanne Lanczak Williams (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Williams Rozanne 2001ISBN: 0881063258Publication Date: 2001RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Money), Poetry (Rhyming)

Topics: Counting Coins

Summary: Rhyming verses, with illustrations, for children to review counting the various denominations of American coins.

__________________________________________ - Money Problems by Marina CohenCall Number: 332.401 Cohen Marina 201ISBN: 9780778767916Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Educational (Math)

Topics: Counting with Money

Summary: Find out how to add and subtract cents when buying or selling something.

____________________________________ - Once upon a Dime by Nancy Kelly Allen; Adam Doyle (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Allen Nancy OnceISBN: 1570911614Publication Date: 1999RL: Grades K-2

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fantasy, Money

Topics: Counting with Coins

Summary: Farmer Worth discovers that a special tree on his farm produces different kinds of money, depending on what animal fertilizer he uses. Readers calculate the changing value of his crop.

____________________________________ - Lemonade in Winter by Emily Jenkins; G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Jenkins Emily LemonadeISBN: 9780375858833Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Topics: Lemonade Stand, Counting Money

Summary: Pauline and her brother John-John set up a stand to sell lemonade, limeade, and lemon-limeade one cold, wintry day, then try to attract customers as Pauline adds up their earnings.

____________________________________ - Money for School by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann; Diane Craig (Consultant Editor)Call Number: 332.024 Salzmann Mary 2011ISBN: 9781616410315Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational, Realistic Fiction

Topics: Saving Money

Summary: In this math-based title follow Mason as he saves money and tries to make smart purchases related to school. Concepts such as price, quantity, quality, and value are detailed throughout the narrative.

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- G Is for Googol by David M. Schwartz; Marissa Moss (Illustrator)Call Number: 510 Schwartz David 1998ISBN: 1883672589Publication Date: 1998RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 57

Format: Picture?

Genre: Informational, Educational

Topics: Math concepts

Summary: B is for Binary, F is for Fibonacci, P is for Probability... The topics in this math book range from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, Even the most reluctant math student will be drawn in by the author's trademark wit, Marissa Moss's quirky illustrations and funny captions.

__________________________________________ - Lessons for Extending Place Value, Grade 3 by Maryann Wickett; Marilyn BurnsCall Number: QA115 .W644 2005 gr.3ISBN: 0941355578Publication Date: 2005Grade 3

Pages: 229

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Place Value, Base-Ten System

Summary: Through games, investigations, and children’s literature, students explore the base ten system through the ten thousands, moving from using concrete manipulatives to more abstract reasoning. Using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, students apply their knowledge of place value to solve a variety of problems.

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**Books about FRACTIONS are shelved under the call numbers 513.2. **

- Give Me Half! by Stuart J. Murphy; G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Murphy Stuart 199ISBN: 006025873XPublication Date: 1996RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 34

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Poetry (Rhyming),

Topics: Sharing Food (Fractions)

Summary: It introduces the concept of halves using a simple rhyming story about a brother and sister who do not want to share their food.

____________________________________ - Fraction Fun by David A. Adler; Nancy Tobin (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Adler David 1996ISBN: 9780823412594Publication Date: 1996RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Math)

Topics: Fractions

Summary: A basic introduction to the concept of fractions.

_________________________________________ - Piece = Part = Portion by Scott Gifford; Shmuel Thaler (Photographer)Call Number: 513.2 Gifford Scott 2003ISBN: 1582461023Publication Date: 2003RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Reference Book (Primary Readers)

Genre: Informational (Math Concepts)

Topics: Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

Summary: It explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things.

____________________________________ - A Fraction's Goal by Brian P. Cleary; Brian Gable (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Cleary Brian 2011ISBN: 9780822578819Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 31

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Poetry (Rhyming Text), Informational (Math Concepts)

Topics: Ratios and Proportion, Fractions

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text demonstrate how fractions work by splitting whole objects into parts. Comical cats divide everything from pieces of pizza to groups of people into halves, thirds, tenths, and more.

____________________________________ - Inchworm and a Half by Elinor J. Pinczes; Bonnie Mackain (Illustrator); Randall Enos (Illustrator)Call Number: EZ Pinczes Elinor InchwormISBN: 039582849XPublication Date: 2001RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fantasy, Informational (Math Concepts)

Topics: Measuring with Fractions

Summary: A puzzled inchworm enlists the aid of 1/2-inch, 1/4-inch, and 1/4-inch worms in her quest to measure all the vegetables in their garden.

____________________________________ - Fractions = Trouble! by Claudia Mills; G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)Call Number: JUV Mills Claudia FractionsISBN: 9780374367169Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 113

Format: Chapter Book (Primary)

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Math

Topics: Fractions, Math Tutoring

Summary: While trying to decide on a science fair project, third-grader Wilson struggles with fractions and, much to his embarrassment, his parents sign him up to work with a math tutor.

___________________________________ - Full House by Dayle Ann Dodds; Abby Carter (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.2 Dodds Dayle 2007ISBN: 9780763624682Publication Date: 2007RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Poetry (Rhyming Story), Math

Topics: Sharing and Dividing Food

Summary: This book introduces fractions with colorful illustrations and rhyming. Miss Bloom runs the Strawberry Inn, and she absolutely loves visitors. Throughout the day, she welcomes a many visitors until all the rooms are taken. In the middle of the night, Miss Bloom realizes that something is just not right. Downstairs the guests are eating her cake.

____________________________________ - Pythagoras and the Ratios by Julie Ellis; Phyllis Hornung Peacock (Illustrator)Call Number: 516.22 Ellis Julie 2010ISBN: 9781570917752Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 31

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Historical Fiction

Topics: Pythagorean theorem, Ratios

Summary: This introduces the story behind the Pythagorean theorem. An ancient Greek boy, Pythagoras, helps his cousins produce pleasant music when he adjusts the mathematical ratios between the part of their pipes and lyres, knowledge he would later use to become a famous philosopher.

__________________________________________ - Fractions, Decimals, and Percents by David A. Adler; Edward Miller (Illustrator)Call Number: 513.26 Adler David 201ISBN: 9780823421992Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 32

Format: Reference Book

Genre: Informational, Educational

Topics: County Fair, Fractions in Real Life

Summary: Fractions, decimals, and percents are everywhere! Just take a stroll around a county fair. There are fractions at the pie-eating contest, decimals in the arcade, and percent signs in the prize booth. Each time you see a fraction, decimal, or percent, you can easily convert it into its equivalent.

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**Books about TELLING TIME are shelved under the call number 529. **

- Just a Second by Steve JenkinsCall Number: 529 Jenkins Steve 2011ISBN: 9780618708963Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Time)

Topics: Understanding Time in Nature

Summary: What can happen in just a second, a minute, or an hour? How can we measure time? What exactly is time? This book explores time and how we think about it in a different way.

____________________________________ - A Second Is a Hiccup by Hazel Hutchins; Kady MacDonald Denton (Illustrator)Call Number: 529 Hutchins H. 2007ISBN: 0439831067Publication Date: 2007RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Time Units)

Topics: Time Units

Summary: This book explains the lengths of various time units in child-centered terms and shows three friends celebrating their joys and accomplishments.

____________________________________ - If You Were a Minute by Trisha Speed Shaskan; Francesca Carabelli (Illustrator)Call Number: 529 Shaskan Trisha 2009ISBN: 9781404852013Publication Date: 2009RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Telling Time)

Topics: Time Units - Minutes

Summary: This book is part of the Fun with Math series. It details the many things that can be done in a minute. What could you do if you were a minute?

____________________________________ - Telling Time by Jules Older; Megan Halsey (Illustrator)Call Number: 529 Older Jules 2000ISBN: 0881063967Publication Date: 2000RL: Grades 1 - 3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Time)

Topics: Clocks, Time Concepts

Summary: It explains why we tell time and how we tell time -- on both analog and digital clocks. The humorous text explains the concept of time, from seconds to hours on both analog and digital clocks, from years to millennia on the calendar.

____________________________________ - About Time by Bruce KoscielniakCall Number: 529.7 Koscielniak Bruce 2004ISBN: 0618396683Publication Date: 2004RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Time)

Topics: Clocks, Time (History)

Summary: Describes the concept of time and how it has been measured throughout history, using water clocks, sundials, calendars, and atomic vibrations.

____________________________________ - Me Counting Time by Joan Sweeney; Annette Cable (Illustrator)Call Number: 529 Sweeney Joan 2000ISBN: 0517800551Publication Date: 2000-RL:

Pages: Grades K - 2

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Time)

Topics: Telling Time

Summary: It describes the relationship between a second, minute, hour, day, week, month, year, decade, century and millennium as measurements of time.

____________________________________ - Sizing up Winter by Lizann Flatt; Ashley Barron (Illustrator); Owlkids Books Inc. Staff (Illustrator)Call Number: 516 Flatt Lizann 2013ISBN: 9781926973821Publication Date: 2013RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Measuring Time through Nature

Summary: As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes can be found in everyday plants and animals. In this book nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of time and measurement.

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- Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll; Philomena O'NeillCall Number: EZ Kroll Virginia EqualISBN: 1570918910Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades K - 2

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fiction, Informational

Topics: Equations, Equal

Summary: In order to have fun at a game of tug-of-war, forest animals balance the teams by using a see-saw. Includes nonfiction math notes for meanings of equal.

____________________________________ - Mystery Math by Edward Miller (Illustrator); David A. AdlerCall Number: 512 Adler David 2011ISBN: 9780823422890Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Fiction (Mystery), Informational

Topics: Simple Algebraic Equations

Summary: There is a mystery behind every door of the creepy haunted house. Luckily, algebra will help you solve each problem. By using simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, you'll discover that solving math mysteries isn't scary at all. This introduces algebraic equations and problem solving.

__________________________________________ - Kiss My Math by Danica McKellarCall Number: QA152.3 .M354 2009ISBN: 9780452295407Publication Date: 2009RL: Grades 7-9

Pages: 331

Format: Reference, Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Pre-Algebra

Summary: This presents pre-algebra concepts for seventh- to ninth-graders, in a reference book that shares time-saving tricks, real-world examples, and detailed practice problems.

__________________________________________ - Constructing Algebra by Catherine Twomey Fosnot; Bill JacobCall Number: QA159 .F67 2010ISBN: 9780325028415Publication Date: 2010Grades: 4-6

Pages: 205

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Foundations for Algebra

This series helps teachers support children's development in number sense and operation. Constructing Algebra helps teachers recognize, support, and celebrate their students' capacity to structure their worlds algebraically.They identify models, contexts, and landmarks that facilitate algebraic thinking in young students.

____________________________________ - Holt Pre-Algebra by Clinton Bennett; HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON (Prepared for Publication by)Call Number: QA154.3 .H65 2008 gr.6-8ISBN: 9780030934681Publication Date: 2008Grades 6-8

Pages: 872

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Pre-Algebra

Summary: It presents pre-algebra concepts, such as integers and exponents; rational numbers; plane geometry; calculating perimeter, area, and volume; ratios and similarity; equations and inequalities; graphing lines; and sequences and functions.

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**Books about STATISTICS are shelved under the call number 519.2. **

- Scrumptious Statistics by Lisa AriasCall Number: 519.5 Arias Lisa 2015ISBN: 9781627177221Publication Date: 2014RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 32

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Educational

Topics: Food, Statistical Strategies

Summary: Rhyming text provides an introduction to statistics, including how to collect statistics, methods of displaying statistics, and using mean, median, and mode to analyze the data.

____________________________________ - Statistics for Kids by Scott A. ChamberlinCall Number: QA276.12 .C452 2013 gr.4-6ISBN: 9781618210227Publication Date: 2013Grades 4-6

Pages: 141

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Problem-Solving

Summary: It teaches statistical concepts and problem-solving situations, such as trends; spreading the data; measuring tendencies; variability; correlation; and statistical sampling.

__________________________________________ - New View Almanac by Jenny E. Tesar (Text by); David C. Bell; Bob Italiano; Bruce Glassman (Editor)Call Number: 031.02 Tesar Jenny 2003ISBN: 1567116744Publication Date: 2002RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 607

Format: Reference Book

Genre: Informational

Summary: This reference book provides facts and figures on a wide variety of topics, including health and nutrition, science and technology, and sports and records, accompanied by easily understood graphics.

__________________________________________ - Do You Wanna Bet? by Jean Cushman; Martha Weston (Illustrator)Call Number: 519.2 Cushman Jean 2007ISBN: 9780618829996Publication Date: 2007RL: Grades 3-5

Pages: 102

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Sports Statistics & Statistics for Daily Life

Summary: A book about probability, chance, and how to figure them--real math in a book that's fun. Two boys find that the most ordinary events and activities such as card games, coin flips, sports scores and statistics, and even weather prediction are dependent on the subtle interplay of many factors of chance and probability.

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**Books about SEQUENCES AND PATTERNS are shelved under the call numbers 515 and 516. **

- Patterns by Michele KoomenCall Number: EZ Koomen Michele PatternISBN: 0736808191Publication Date: 2001RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 23

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Identifying Patterns

Summary: Text and photographs introduce mathematical patterns including how to identify and create patterns, and how to predict what comes next in a given pattern.

____________________________________ - Sequence It! by Joanne MatternCall Number: 515.24 Mattern Joanne 201ISBN: 9781617417641Publication Date: 2011RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Numbers in a Sequence

Summary: Sequence It! shows children the concept of numbers in a sequence and their positions (first, last) in the sequence.

____________________________________ - Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom! by Stuart J. Murphy; Chris L. Demarest (Illustrator)Call Number: 515 Murphy Stuart 2000ISBN: 0060280166Publication Date: 2000RL: Preschool - K

Pages: 33

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Cars, Sequencing

Summary: As Molly plays with her big brother's toy cars, readers will see and recognize patterns, an essential first step in learning to reason from the specific to the general.

____________________________________ - Patterning by Reagan Miller; Minta BerryCall Number: 515 Berry Minta 2012ISBN: 9780778752783Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Patterns with Everyday Objects

Summary: This book teaches pattern recognition by using everyday objects, such as socks and apples. Readers are encouraged to create their own patterns and recognize patterns in the world around them.

____________________________________ - Mysterious Patterns by Sarah C. Campbell (Photographer); Richard P. Campbell (Photographer)Call Number: 516 Campbell Sarah 2014ISBN: 9781620916278Publication Date: 2014RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: 30

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Fractals

Summary: Nature's repeating patterns, better known as fractals, are beautiful, universal, and explain much about how things grow. Fractals can also be quantified mathematically. Here is an elegant introduction to fractals through examples that can be seen in parks, rivers, and our very own backyards.

____________________________________ - I See a Pattern, What Can I Learn? by Tracy KompelienCall Number: 515 Kompelien Tracy 2007ISBN: 9781599285337Publication Date: 2007RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational

Topics: Patterns

Summary: Introduces the math concept of patterns through the use of simple rebus sentences, a rhyming story, and everyday examples.

____________________________________ - A-B-a-B-A by Brian P. Cleary; Brian Gable (Illustrator)Call Number: 516.15 Cleary Brian 2010ISBN: 9780822578802Publication Date: 2010RL: Preschool - Grade 1

Pages: 31

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational, Poetry (Rhyming)

Topics: Repeating Sequences, Patterns

Summary: Provides simple examples of repeating sequences of shapes, colors, objects, and more, helping readers learn how to find patterns in the world around them.

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**Books about CHARTS and GRAPHS are shelved under the call numbers 518 and 519. **

- Tonight's Concert by Christine DuganCall Number: 518 Dugan Christine 2012ISBN: 9781433334641Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 32

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Educational

Topics: Graphing, Planning a Concert

Summary: On a concert tour there are lots of behind-the-scenes projects going on and many times certain graphs are the easiest way to make sure the concert goes off without a hitch. Tour managers use data to figure out all sorts of details. Check this book out for how graphic math can help plan a concert.

____________________________________ - Lions and Tigers and Graphs! Oh My! by Jennifer M. BeselCall Number: 001.4 Besel Jennifer 2011ISBN: 9781429645270Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Reference Book (Primary Readers)

Genre: Informational

Topics: Using Graphs

Summary: Join Graph Giraffe as he uses graphs to learn more about the animals at the zoo. Find out how graphs help you see information in new ways.

____________________________________ - Data, Graphing, and Statistics Smarts! by Rebecca Wingard-NelsonCall Number: 519.5 Wingard-Nelson Rebecca 2012ISBN: 9780766039421Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 64

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Educational

Topics: Graphs, Statistics

Summary: From ratios and line plots to percentiles and sampling, this book takes a step-by-step approach to teaching data, graphing, and statistics concepts. This book is designed for students to use alone or with a tutor or parent, provides clear lessons with easy-to-learn techniques and plenty of examples.

____________________________________ - Graphing in the Desert by Gregory Roy; Jennifer Rozines RoyCall Number: 518 Roy Jennifer 2008ISBN: 9780761422624Publication Date: 2007RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 31

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Informational

Topics: Desert, Making Graphs

Summary: Reinforces graphing and critical thinking skills, and provides a better understanding of the use of real-world math through examples involving desert life.

____________________________________ - Reach Out by Claire OwenCall Number: 959.6 Owen Claire 2005ISBN: 0740643045Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 24

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Informational

Topics: Charts and Graph, Foreign Aid

Summary: As a result of years of conflict and war, many Cambodians do not have access to clean water, education, or health services. Use charts and graphs to find out how foreign aid is helping to improve life in Cambodia.

____________________________________ - Everest Adventures by Claire OwenCall Number: 954.96 Owen Claire 2005ISBN: 0740642936Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 24

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Informational

Topics: Mount Everest, Charts & Graphs

Summary: What is the world's tallest mountain? You probably know the answer -- but did you know that people would have given a different answer 200 years ago? Use data and graphs to learn more about the tallest peak in the world.

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**Books about WORD PROBLEMS are shelved under the call numbers 510 and 511. **

- Beginner Word Problems by Reagan Miller; Minta BerryCall Number: 510 Berry Minta 2012ISBN: 9780778752745Publication Date: 2011RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: 24

Format: Reference Book (Primary Readers)

Genre: Educational

Topics: Solving Math Word Problems

Summary: Teaches mathematics skills by introducing word problems and the simple steps to solving them.

____________________________________ - You Can, Toucan, Math by David A. Adler; Edward Miller (Illustrator)Call Number: 511.3 Adler David 2006ISBN: 0823419193Publication Date: 2006RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Educational

Topics: Math Riddles, Solving Word Problems

Summary: This book introduces kids to addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in a fun fashion. Math riddles encourage young readers to think through math problems as they study both the amusing verse and pictures. Solutions and tables are provided.

____________________________________ - Mathematickles! by Betsy Franco; Steven Salerno (Illustrator)Call Number: 811 Franco Betsy 200ISBN: 0689843577Publication Date: 2003RL: Grades 2-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book, Poetry Collection

Genre: Informational, Poetry

Topics: Math Problems, Seasons

Summary: A collection of poems written in the form of mathematical problems and grouped according to seasonal themes.

____________________________________ - The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math by Sean ConnollyCall Number: 510 Connolly Sean 2012ISBN: 9780761163749Publication Date: 2012RL: Grades 4-6

Pages: 240

Format: Reference Book (Middle Readers)

Genre: Fantasy, Educational

Topics: Math Adventures

Summary: A blend of middle school math with fantasy to create an exciting adventure in problem-solving. These word problems are perilous, do-or-die scenarios of blood-sucking vampires, or a rowboat of 5 shipwrecked sailors with a single barrel of freshwater. Each problem requires readers to dig deep into the tools they're learning in school to figure out how to survive.

__________________________________________ - Becoming a Problem Solving Genius by Edward ZaccaroCall Number: QA63 .Z3 2006ISBN: 0967991595Publication Date: 2006Grades: 3-6

Pages: 320

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Problem Solving Strategies

Summary: Provides strategies for solving word problems, including new techniques developed by the author, and word problems at five levels of difficulty to meet the needs of average to highly gifted math students.

__________________________________________ - Math Games for Middle School by Mario Salvadori; Joseph P. WrightCall Number: QA135.5 .S233 1998ISBN: 1556522886Publication Date: 1998Grades 6-9

Pages: 168

Format: Curricular Resource

Genre: Educational

Topics: Solving Word Problems

Summary: Uses explanations, word problems, and games to cover some mathematical topics that middle school students need to know, including the invention of numerical notations, basic arithmetic operations, measurements, geometry, graphs, and probability.

__________________________________________ - 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Math by Marc Zev; Kevin Segal; Nathan LevyCall Number: 510 Zev Marc 2010ISBN: 9780967802039Publication Date: 2010RL: Grades 4-8

Pages: 208

Format: Reference Book

Genre: Informational, Educational

Topics: Real World Math

Summary: This gives practical examples of how knowing math helps solve real world problems - in sports, travel, food, hobbies and more. Math concepts are simplified and explained. You'll even learn some fun trivia and math history!

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- The Grapes of Math by Greg Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator)Call Number: 793.7 Tang Greg 2001ISBN: 043921033XPublication Date: 2001RL: Grades 1-3

Pages: unpaged

Format: Picture Book

Genre: Informational (Math)

Topics: Math Riddles

Summary: Illustrated riddles introduce strategies for solving a variety of math problems in using visual clues.

____________________________________ - Math Potatoes by Greg Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator)Call Number: 513 Tang Greg 2005ISBN: 0439443903Publication Date: 2005RL: Grades 1-4

Pages: unpaged

Format: Reference Book

Genre: Educational

Topics. Math Riddles and Poems

Summary: This book combines math problem solving with pictures, riddles, and poems. It focuses on addition and subtraction challenges that encourage kids to "group" numbers rather than memorize formulas, even the most reluctant math learners are inspired to see math in a whole new way!

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