Author & Title |
Related Topics |
Aardema, Verna. Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1981. |
Weather |
*Aker, Suzanne. What Comes in 2's, 3's, and 4's? Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1990. |
Multiplication basic facts |
*Allen, P. Mr. Archimedes’ Bath. Collins, 1985. |
Volume, water displacement |
Anno, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa. Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar. Philomel Books, 1983. |
Multiplication, large numbers, factorials (4! = 4 x 3 x 2 x 1) |
Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Math Games. Philomel, 1987. |
Classification, comparison (measurement) |
Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Math Games II. Philomel, 1989. |
Classification, place value |
*Armitage, R. & D. Grandma Goes Shopping. Puffin, 1985. |
Sorting, classification |
*Axelrod, Amy. Pigs Will Be Pigs. Simon & Schuster, 1994. |
Adding money (dollars and cents) |
Baker, Keith. The Magic Fan. Voyager Books, 1989. |
Technology, weather (tsunami, floods) |
Base, Graeme. The Sign of the Seahorse. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992. |
Habitat - coral reef |
*Booth, Barbara D. Mandy. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1991. |
Sound |
*Burningham, J. The Shopping Basket. Harper Junior Books, 1980. |
Counting, subtraction, pattern, spatial relations |
*Burns, Marilyn. The Greedy Triangle. Scholastic, 1994. |
Geometry |
Calhoun, Mary. Hot-Air Henry. Mulberry Books, 1981. |
Flight, effects of heat on air |
Cannon, Janell. Stellaluna. Harcourt Brace, 1993. |
Basic needs of bats |
Carle, Eric. The Mixed-Up Chameleon. Harper Trophy, 1984. |
Camouflage
Classification |
*Carle, Eric. The Very Busy Spider. Putnam, 1989. |
Size, time, spatial patterns, Spiders |
Carle, Eric. The Very Quiet Cricket. Philomel, 1990. |
Insects |
Clement, Rod. Counting on Frank. Gareth Stevens Children’s Books, 1991. |
Estimation, measurement |
De Paola, Tomie. The Cloud Book. Holiday House, 1975. |
Weather, types of clouds |
De Paola, Tomie. The Popcorn Book. Holiday House, 1978. |
Measurement, basic notion of percent
Change of matter, energy (heat) |
De Paola, Tomie. Too Many Bunnies. Troll, 1989. |
Multiplication (concept of) |
*Emberley, Ed. Ed Emberley’s Picture Pie: A Circle Drawing Book. Boston-Little, Brown, 1984. |
Fractions |
*Fair, Sylvia. The Bedspread. Morrow Junior Books, 1982. |
Geometry, symmetry, Venn diagrams |
*Friedman, Aileen. A Cloak for the Dreamer. Scholastic, 1994. |
Geometry |
Friedman, Aileen. The King’s Commissioners. Scholastic, 1994. |
Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s; place value. |
*Furchgott, T., & L. Dawson. Phoebe and the Hot Water Bottles. Picture Lions, 1977. |
Counting, grouping, graphing |
*Geringer, Laura. A Three Hat Day. Harper & Row, 1985. |
Discrete math - counting (how many ways?) |
*Gibbons, Gail. Marge’s Diner. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1989. |
Money as decimals - computations, problem solving |
Hall, Donald. Ox-Cart Man. Puffin Books, 1979. |
Calendar, seasons |
*Harshman, Marc. Only One. Cobblehill Books, 1993. |
Number - groups of various sizes, from 1 million to one. |
*Hendershot, Judith. In Coal Country. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1987. |
Problem solving - repeated addition or multiplication |
Hoban, Lillian. Arthur’s Funny Money. Harper Trophy, 1981. |
Money (dollars and cents) |
Hoban, Russell. A Bargain for Frances. Harper Trophy, 1970. |
Money (dollars and cents) |
Hoban, Tana. 26 Letters and 99 Cents. Mulberry, 1995. |
Coins, counting |
Holtzmann, Caren. A Quarter for the Tooth Fairy. Scholastic, 1995. |
Money to 25¢ |
*Hulme, Joy N. Sea Squares. Hyperion Books for Children, 1991. |
Multiplication basic facts, square numbers (e.g., 5 x 5) |
Hutchins, Pat. The Doorbell Rang. Mulberry, 1986. |
Division (concept of) |
Johnston, Tony, & Tomie de Paola. The Quilt Story. The Putnam & Grosset Group, 1985. |
Geometry |
Jonas, Ann. Round Trip. Mulberry, 1983. |
Geometry |
Keats, Ezra Jack. Whistle for Willie. Puffin Books, 1964. |
Sound |
Krauss, Ruth. The Carrot Seed. Harper Trophy, 1945. |
Seeds |
Kroll, Steven. The Biggest Pumpkin Ever. Scholastic, 1984. |
Measurement, estimation
Observation, seeds |
*Lewis, Paul Owen. P. Bear’s New Year’s Party. Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 1989. |
Addition or multiplication problem solving |
*Lewis, Thomas P. Hill of Fire. Harper & Row, 1971. |
Change in matter - heat; volcanoes |
Maestro, Betsy & Giulio. Dollars and Cents for Harriet. Crown, 1988. |
Money |
Mahy, Margaret. 17 Kings and 42 Elephants. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1972. |
Division algorithm |
Mathis, Sharon Bell. The Hundred Penny Box. Puffin Books, 1975. |
Money, two-digit addition and subtraction |
*Mathews, L. Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies. Scholastic, 1980. |
Multiplication basic facts |
Mathews, Louise. Gator Pie. Dodd, Mead, 1979. |
Fractions, estimation |
*McCloskey, Kevin. Mrs. Fitz’s Flamingos. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1992. |
Problem solving - repeated addition |
McCloskey, Robert. Time of Wonder. Puffin Books, 1957. |
Water cycle, wind, weather, habitats |
*McDonald, Megan. Is This a House for Hermit Crab? Orchard Books, 1990. |
Animal homes |
*Moore, Inga. Six Dinner Sid. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1991. |
Multiplication basic facts |
Morehouse, Henry B. Even Steven and Odd Todd. Scholastic, 1996. |
Even and odd numbers, addition and subtraction with objects in the story |
*Munsch, Robert. Moira’s Birthday. Annick Press, Ltd., 1987. |
Showing 200 in different ways, estimation |
Paul, Ann Whitford. Eight Hands Round. Harper Collins Publishers, 1991. |
Geometry (quilts) |
*Peters, Lisa. The Sun, the Wind, and the Rain. Henry Holt, 1988. |
Weather |
Pinczes, Elinor. J. One Hundred Hungry Ants. Houghton Mifflin, 1993. |
Multiplication and/or division (concept) |
*Rand, Gloria. Prince William. Henry Holt, 1992. |
Environment - oil spill |
Rocklin, Joanne. How Much Is That Guinea Pig in the Window? Scholastic, 1995. |
Money, two-digit addition and subtraction
Recycling |
Ryder, Joanne. Snail’s Spell. Puffin Books, 1988. |
Habitats |
Sandburg, Carl. Arithmetic. Harcourt Brace, 1993. |
Geometry |
*Schertle, Alice. Witch Hazel. Harper Collins, 1991. |
Plants - stages of development
Number patterns |
Scieszka, Jon, & Lane Smith. Math Curse. Viking, 1995. |
Math problem solving |
*Spohn, Kate. Clementine’s Winter Wardrobe. Orchard Books, 1989. |
Fractions, probability |
Spohn, Kate. Ruth’s Bake Shop. Orchard Books, 1990. |
Multiplication (concept, basic facts) |
Steig, William. Doctor DeSoto. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1982. |
Food chain |
Tompert, Ann. Grandfather Tang’s Story. Crown Publishers, Inc., 1990. |
Geometry |
*Turner, Ann. Heron Street. Harper & Row, 1989. |
Marsh habitat, effects of human and technology |
*Tusa, Tricia. Stay Away from the Junkyard. Macmillan, 1988. |
Data collection and analysis
Recycling |
Van Allsburg, Chris. Two Bad Ants. Houghton Mifflin, 1988. |
Habitats
Comparing size of objects |
Viorst, Judith. Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday. Aladdin Paperbacks, 1978. |
Money (dollars and cents) |
Wahl, John, & Stacy Wahl. I Can Count the Petals of a Flower. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1976. |
Multiplication basic facts |
*Walter, Mildred Pitts. Ty’s One-Man Band. Scholastic, 1980. |
Sound |
Wiesner, David. June 29, 1999. Clarion Books, 1992. |
Vegetable seedlings Measurement |
Williams, Vera B. A Chair for My Mother. Mulberry Books, 1982. |
Estimation, money |
Yolen, Jane. Letting Swift River Go. Little, Brown, and Company, 1992. |
Effect of people on the environment |