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Addition and Subtraction Facts Through 12

Books for Children and Families

Why the Tides Ebb and Flow
Literature
by Joan Chase Bowden
Houghton Mifflin Co., 1979 (40p)
This is an African folktale that can be connected to addition and numbers.

Domino Addition
by Lynette Long, Ph. D.
Charlesbridge, 1996 (32p) also paper
Counting the spots on dominoes, children learn basic addition through the number twelve.

Twelve Ways to Get to Eleven
by Eve Merriam
Simon, 1993 (40p)
Various combinations of items are added together to reach the number eleven.

A Bag Full of Pups
by Dick Gackenbach
Clarion paper, 1991 (32p)
A variety of people come and take away Mr. Mullins' twelve puppies to help them perform different tasks.

Anno's Counting House
by Mitsumasa Anno
Putnam, 1982 (32p)
Ten children are counted through windows as they move from their house to the house next door.

Up to Ten and Down Again
by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Lothrop, 1986 (32p)
In this counting book, children arrive for a picnic in a park and then leave when it starts to rain.

Two Ways to Count to Ten
Multicultural
by Ruby Dee
Holt, 1988 (32p) also paper
An antelope wins a contest to succeed the king by counting to ten by twos in this Liberian folktale.

Those Calculating Crows!
by Ali Wakefield
Simon, 1996 (32p)
When a farmer tries to keep hungry crows from his corn fields, it appears that the birds can count to seven.

How Many Feet in the Bed?
by Diane Johnston Hamm
Simon, 1991 (32p) also paper
The number of feet in a bed grows and then decreases as a family tumbles into bed and then leaves as their daily tasks beckon.

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.

The Wonderful World of Mathematics
by Diane Thiessen and Margaret Mattias
NCTM, 1992 (241p)
This is 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.

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.

Childs Play Around the World
by Leslie Hamilton
Berkley Publishing Group, 1996 (224p)
This is a collection of children's activities with symbols to indicate degree of difficulty and requirements for adult supervision.

The Games Treasury
by Merilyn Simonds Mohr
Chapters Publishing Ltd., 1993 (351p)
A summary of more than 300 indoor and outdoor games, including strategies, rules, and traditions.

Math World Bibliography

Child's Play Around the World
by Leslie Hamilton
Berkley Publishing Group, 1996 (224 p)
A collection of children's activities with symbols to indicate degree of difficulty and requirements for adult supervision.

The Games Treasury
by Merilyn Simonds Mohr
Chapters Publishing Ltd., 1993 (351 p)
A summary of more than 300 indoor and outdoor games, including strategies, rules, and traditions.


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