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Time and Money

Books for Children and Families

How My Parents Learned to Eat
by Ina R. Friedman
Houghton Mifflin 1984 (32p)
A story set in Japan that can be connected to time and probability.

The Lunch Line
by Karen Berman Nagel
Scholastic 1996 (28p)
Kim tries to figure out what she can buy with a dollar in the school cafeteria at lunchtime.

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
by Judith Viorst
Atheneum 1987 (32p) also paper
Over the course of a day, Alexander spends the entire dollar his grandparents gave him.

Music, Music for Everyone
by Vera Williams
Greenwillow 1984 (32p) also paper
Rosa organizes her friends into the Oak Street Band to earn money her family needs.

Pigs Will Be Pigs
by Amy Axelrod
Four Winds 1994 (32p)
The Pig family finds money around the house that they use to go out to eat.

If You Made a Million
by David Schwartz
Greenwillow 1985 (40p) also paper
Marvelosissimo the magician challenges children to imagine earning different amounts of money, from a penny to a million dollars.

How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty
by Nathan Zimelman
Whitman 1992 (32p)
Written as a treasurer's report, this funny story details how a group of children raised money for a field trip.

Get Up and Go!
by Stuart J. Murphy
Harper 1996 (32p)
By graphing a time line, a girl's dog keeps track of the time it takes her to get ready for school.

Pigs on a Blanket
by Amy Axelrod
Simon 1996 (32p)
The Pig family experiences so many delays getting to the beach that by the time they're ready to swim, the beach is closed.

Nine O'Clock Lullaby
by Marilyn Singer
Harper 1991 (32p) also paper
This story introduces the concept of time zones as readers are transported to simultaneous events taking place on six continents.

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 to support mathematical learning in the classroom.

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
A variety of math concepts are introduced and reinforced 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.

Math World Bibliography

The Dorling Kindersley Visual Encyclopedia
Dorling Kindersley 1995 (456p)
This visual resource for students and teachers includes an entry showing different instruments for measuring time that have been used through history.

The Multicultural Math Classroom
Claudia Zaslavsky
Heinemann 1996 (238 p)
This resource on multiculturalism and mathematics includes bibliographic references.

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