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Books for Students

The Information Please Kids' Almanac
Alice Siegel and Margo McLoone Basta
Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
This informative book may be used throughout the grade.

Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies
Louise Mathews
Dodd, Mead, 1978.
Rhyming text and colorful pictures introduce readers to the concept of multiplying a number by itself.

Ready, Set, Hope
Stuart J. Murphy
HarperCollins Children's Books, 1996.
A high-interest story introduces concepts in multiplication and division. Suggested as an introduction to a lesson.

Henry and the Boy Who Thought Numbers Were Fleas
Marjorie Kaplan
Four Winds Press, 1991.
Henry the dog helps his owner's little brother Sam learn the multiplication facts.

Sea Squares
Joy N. Hulme
Hyperion Books for Children, 1993.
Students practice counting and squaring numbers while reading the rhyming text and looking at the illustrations of sea animals.

Roger Bridgman
Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1995.
A definition of technology begins this illustrated discussion of materials, measurement, computers, industry, and design. Students see how technology affects all aspects of life.

First Step Math: Number Puzzles
Gareth Stevens
Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1994.
Explore number concepts through puzzles based on patterns and beginning algebra concepts.

Books for Families

Number Patterns
Marion Smoothey
Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1992.
A series of investigations for families to perform based on number patterns in multiplication and division.

See You Later Escalator! Mall Math
Jean B. Crawford, Neil Kogan, and Patricia Daniels, eds.
Time-Life for Children, 1993.
Parents and children can use these stories, poems, riddles, games, and hands-on activities to practice mathematics skills while shopping at the mall.

Raymond Blum
Sterling Publishing Co., 1991.
This book includes several number tricks varying in difficulty level. Recommended for family outings or social gatherings.

Reference Books for Teachers

Mathematics for the Young Child
Joseph N. Payne, ed.
NCTM, 1990.
This colorful book is filled with activities and suggestions for effective mathematics instruction in preschool through grade 4.

Third-Grade Book: Addenda Series, Grades K-6
Grace Burton, et al.
NCTM, 1991.
A variety of activities for new and traditional topics in patterns, number sense, operations, and other mathematics content areas are included in this series.

Becoming a Mental Math Wizard
Jerry Lucas
Shoe Tree Press, 1991.
Teachers can make mathematics more fun by using this book's philosophy of doing and performing rather than studying and pondering.

Math World Literature

Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egyptians
Alfred A. Knopf, 1990

Focus on Ancient Egyptians
Anita Ganeri
Gloucester Press, 1993

The Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World: From the Ice Age to the Fall of Rome
Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, Inc., 1995

Medieval Life
Andrew Langley
Alfred A. Knopf, 1996

Medieval People
Sarah Howarth
The Millbrook Press, 1992

What Do We Know About Prehistoric People
Mike Corbishley
Peter Bedrick Books, 1994

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