• Math literature suggested by our teachers and staff!

    These titles were suggested by teachers and staff to help suggest literature with a math theme for your child.  Some of these titles are used in the classroom, some may not be used, but they are all highly recommended.  Please check back regularly for updates!

    Title:  It's Time!             

    Author:  not listed / Newbridge         

    Grade Level(s):  K-1

    Math Concepts:  Time

    Suggested by:  Mrs. Smith, Kindergarten Teacher

    Synopsis:  Interactive, rhyming text asks questions about time. Such concepts as early, late, and on time are discussed. Different kinds of analog and digital clocks are examined.

    Related Activities:  Have students show different times using their own miniature Judy Clocks. 


    Title:    Benny's Pennies            

    Author:   Pat Brisson        

    Grade Level(s): K

    Math Concepts: money

    Suggested by:  Kindergarten Teacher Tina Hartley

    Synopsis: This book talks about money.

    Related Activities: counting pennies


    Title: Ten Black Dots

    Author: Donald Crews

    Grade Level: Kindergarten

    Math Concepts: Students will discover the various ways they can combine two numbers to equal a sum of 10. Students will also identify patterns among the different sets of addends.

    Suggested by: Pat Krause


    Title:  Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies   

    Author:  Louise Mathews

    Grade Level(s):  2 - 4

    Math Concepts: multiplication as repeated addition

    Suggested by: Mrs. Lindsey, second grade teacher

    Synopsis:  Bunnies are grouped in two groups of two, three groups of three, etc. to include facts up to 12x12.


    Title:  One Hundred Hungry Ants

    Author:  Elinor J. Pinczes

    Grade Level(s): 2-4

    Math Concepts:  multiplication, counting to 100 by grouping in sets of 2's, 5's, 10's, 20's, etc.

    Suggested by: Mrs. Lindsey, second grade teacher

    Synopsis:  A bunch of ants want to get to a picnic as quickly as possible. They start out in groups of 1 lined up in a straight line. They figure out if they march in 2's they will get there quicker. Then they groups themselves in 5's, 10's and so on.


    Title: Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi: A math Adventure        

    Author: Cindy Neuschwander          

    Grade Level(s): 4-5

    Math Concepts: Measurements and terminology of Circles

    Suggested by: Mr. Gladfelter, 4th GradeTeacher

    Synopsis: A short picture book that tells about the adventures of Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and Radius while teaching students about the vocabulary terms used with circles.

    Related Activities: There other "Sir Cumference" books that touch on other aspects of circles.
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