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Addition and Subtraction of 2-Digit Numbers

Books for Children and Families

Katy and the Big Snow
Literature
by Virginia Lee Burton
Houghton 1982 (40p)
A picture book about a snow shovel that can be connected to place-value and money.

Perfect Pancakes If You Please
by William Wise
Dial 1997 (32p)
When a king's daughter refuses to marry an evil inventor who wins a contest to make a perfect pancake, the spurned inventor buries the kingdom under piles of pancakes.

Arctic Fives Arrive
Science/Health
by Elinor Pinczes
Houghton 1996 (32p)
In groups of five, thirty Arctic animals squeeze onto an ice floe to watch the northern lights.

The Cats of Mrs. Calamari
by John Stadler
Orchard 1997 (32p)
Mr. Gangplank hates cats but suspects that his new tenant, Mrs. Calamari, has lots of them in her apartment.

How Many Stars in the Sky?
Multicultural
by Lenny Hort
Morrow 1991 (32p)
A boy and his father who are unable to sleep go out into the night to count stars.

17 Kings and 42 Elephants
by Margaret Mahy
Dial 1987 (32p) also paper
Rhyming verse tells how 17 kings and 42 elephants make their way through the jungle on a wet, wild night.

How Much Is That Guinea Pig in the Window?
Multicultural
by Joanne Rocklin
Scholastic 1995 (48p)
A class figures out how many bottles and cans they need to collect on their recycling drive to raise the money for a class pet.

Calico Picks a Puppy
by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
Charlesbridge 1997 (32p)
A calico cat introduces readers to over 30 breeds of dogs as she searches for a puppy playmate.

The Boy Who Was Followed Home
by Margaret Mahy. Dial 1986 (32p) also paper
Every day, Robert is followed home from school by a hippo, until there are 27 of them on his family's front lawn.

Anno's Math Games
by Mitsumasa Anno
Philomel 1987 (112p)
Pictures, puzzles, and games take children through basic mathematical concepts, including addition and subtraction.

Books for Teacher Reference

Read Any Good Math Lately?
by David J. Whitin and Sandra Wilde
Heinemann 1992 (205p)
This resource helps teachers access and use children's books in the classroom for mathematical learning.

It's the Story That Counts
by David J. Whitin and Sandra Wilde
Heinemann 1995 (224p)
The authors explain the importance of children's literature in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

The Wonderful World of Mathematics
by Diane Thiessen and Margaret Mattias
NCTM 1992 (241p)
An annotated bibliography of children's books appropriate for developing math skills.

Picturing Math
by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis
SRA Media 1996 (152p)
A variety of math concepts are introduced through the use of picture books for preschoolers through second graders.

Connecting Mathematics Across the Curriculum
edited by Peggy A. House
NCTM 1995 (248p)
This volume emphasizes how math can be connected to subjects across the curriculum and to the everyday world.

Child's Play Around the World
by Leslie Hamilton
Perigree 1996 (224p)
A collection of 170 crafts, games, and projects from around the world. Activities are coded to indicate difficulty. Includes an index and a bibliography.

The Multicultural Math Classroom: Bringing in the World
by Claudia Zaslavsky Heinemann Publishers, 1996 (238 p) A great source for teachers of elementary mathematics. Includes historical background information as welll as suggested activities.

The Maya
by Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Franklin Watts, 1992 (63 p)
Description of the Mayan civilization, helpful for giving children the context for the scientific and mathematical discoveries of this ancient people.

Math World Bibliography

Child's Play Around the World
by Leslie Hamilton
Perigee 1996 (224p)
A collection of 170 crafts, games, and projects from around the world. Activities are coded to indicate difficulty. Includes an index and a bibliography.


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