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Books for Children and Families

Katy No-Pocket
Literature
by Emmy Payne
Houghton 1972 (32p)
A picture book about animals that can be connected to addition, subtraction, and graphing.

Bat Jamboree
by Kathi Appelt
Morrow 1996 (32 p)
Fifty-five bats gathered together for a bat jamboree sing, dance, and perform acrobatics before flying away.

Sea Sums
by Joy N. Hulme
Hyperion 1996 (32 p)
Changing numbers of sea creatures are added and subtracted as they swim in the shallows of a coral reef.

Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones
by David A. Adler
Puffin 1991 (64 p)
When Cam and her class go on a field trip, Cam's photographic memory reveals that dinosaur bones are missing from the museum.

Subtraction
by David L. Stienecker
Benchmark 1995 (32 p)
The concept of subtraction is explained and supplemented with appropriate activities.

Black Sky River
Science/Health
by Tres Seymour
Orchard 1996 (32 p)
The migration of countless starlings and grackles, known as the Black Sky River, is reduced when the birds eat poisoned seeds.

Jane Martin, Dog Detective
by Eve Bunting
Harcourt 1988 (48 p)
Three easy-to-read mysteries feature Jane Martin, who finds lost dogs for twenty-five cents a day.

Max Makes a Million
by Herman Charlotte
Holt 1991 (64 p)
Max and a friend make cookies and sell lemonade to make money, but expenses offset their entrepreneurial earnings.

Aardvarks, Disembark!
by Ann Jonas
Greenwillow 1990 (40 p)
After the zebras leave Noah's Ark, many pairs of unusual animals, from zerends to aoudads, are still left to disembark.

Books for Teacher Reference

Read Any Good Math Lately?
by David J. Whitin and Sandra Wilde
Heinemann 1992 (205 p)
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 (224 p)
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 (241 p)
An annotated bibliography of children's books appropriate for developing math skills.

Picturing Math
by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis
SRA Media 1996 (152 p)
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 (248 p)
This volume emphasizes how math can be connected to subjects across the curriculum and to the everyday world.

Math World Bibliography

Multicultural Mathmatics
David Nelson, George Gheverghese Joseph, and Julian Williams
Oxford University Press, 1993 (228 pp.)
Gives the spelling of the names of numbers 1-21 in different languages, including Yoruba.

Yoruba
E.C. Rowlands
Hodder and Stoughton, 1969 (276pp.)
A guide to the Yoruba language, including the spelling and pronunciation of number names and examples of common sentences and expressions that contain numbers.


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