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Math Books for Children

Children's Math Books in the EMC

 

 

 

 


An asterisk (*) next to a title means that the book has received a book award or honorable mention.

 

Addition and Subtraction


Asch, Frank. The Last Puppy

EMC: Picture Books As

 

Edwards, Richard. Ten Tall Oak Trees

EMC: Picture Books Ed

 

Markel, MIchelle.  *Tyrannosaurus Math

EMC: Non-fiction  513 M345t

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Animals on Board

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 N978a

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Get Up and Go

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978g

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Monster Musical Chairs

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978p

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Ready, Set, Hop

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978r

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978t

 

Reiser, Lynn. Ten Puppies

EMC: Picture Books Re

 

 

Counting


Bang, Molly. Diez, Nueve, Ocho

EMC: Picture Books Ba

 

Bang, Molly. *Ten, Nine, Eight

EMC: Picture Books Ba

 

Barry, David. Rajah’s Rice

EMC: Non-fiction 398.2 B279r

 

Berenstain, Stanley and Janice. Bears on Wheels

EMC: Picture Books Be

 

Blumenthal, Nancy. Count-a-saurus

EMC: Picture Books Bl

 

Bowen, Betsy. Gathering: A Northwoods Counting Book

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 B786g

 

Bucknall, Caroline. One Bear All Alone

EMC: Picture Books Bu

 

Carle, Eric. 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo

EMC: Picture Books Ca

 

Carle, Eric. Rooster’s Off to See the World

EMC: Picture Books Ca

 

Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

EMC: Picture Books Ch

 

Christelow, Eileen. *Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree

EMC: Picture Books Ch

 

Cleveland, David. The April Rabbits

EMC: Picture Books Cl

 

Crews, Donald. Ten Black Dots

EMC: Picture Books Cr

 

De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk. So Many Cats!

EMC: Picture Books De

 

Dunrea, Olivier. Deep Down Underground

EMC: Picture Books Du

 

Ehlert, Lois. Fish Eyes: a Book You Can Count on

EMC: Picture Books Eh

 

Ernst, Lisa Campbell. Up to Ten and Down Again

EMC: Picture Books Er

 

Falwell, Cathryn. Turtle Splash! Countdown at the Pond

EMC: Picture Books Fa

 

Feelings, Muriel. *Moja Means One: A Swahili Counting Book

EMC: Non-fiction 390 F295m

 

Gag, Wanda. *Millions of Cats

EMC: Picture Books Ga

 

Geisert, Arthur. Pigs from 1 to 10

EMC: Picture Books Ge

 

Geisert, Arthur. *Roman Numerals I to MM

EMC: Non-fiction 513.55 G313r

 

Giganti, Paul. How Many Snails?

EMC: Picture Books Gi

 

Gravett, Emily.  *The Rabbit Problem

EMC: Picture Books Gr

 

Grossman, Virginia. Ten Little Rabbits

EMC: Picture Books Gr

 

Hague, Kathleen. Numbears

EMC: Picture Books Ha

 

Hartmann, Wendy. One Sun Rises: An African Wildlife Counting Book

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 H333o

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Africa

EMC: Non-fiction 960 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through the Arab World

EMC: Non-fiction 909 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Canada

EMC: Non-fiction 971 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through China

EMC: Non-fiction 951 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Germany

EMC: Non-fiction 943 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through India

EMC: Non-fiction 954 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Israel

EMC: Non-fiction 956.94 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Italy

EMC: Non-fiction 945 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Japan

EMC: Non-fiction 952 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Korea

EMC: Non-fiction 951.9 H351c

 

Haskins, Jim. Count Your Way Through Russia

EMC: Non-fiction 947 H351c

 

Hill, Elizabeth Starr. Evan’s Corner

EMC: Picture Books Hi

 

Hoban, Tana. 26 Letters and 99 Cents

EMC: Picture Books Ho

 

Holub, Joan.  *Zero the Hero

EMC: Picture Books  Ho

 

Hutchins, Pat. *1 Hunter

EMC: Picture Books Hu

 

Inkpen, Mick. One Bear at Bedtime

EMC: Picture Books In

 

Kitamura, Satoshi. Cuando los Borregos no Pueden Dormir

EMC: Picture Books Ki

 

Kitamura, Satoshi. When Sheep Cannot Sleep

EMC: Picture Books Ki

 

Lewin, Betsy. Cat Count

EMC: Picture Books Le

 

Loveless, Liz. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

EMC: Picture Books Lo

 

MacDonald, Suse. Look Whooo’s Counting

EMC: Picture Books Ma

 

Mannis, Celeste Davidson. *One Leaf Rides the Wind: Counting in a Japanese Garden

EMC: Picture Books Ma

 

McMillan, Bruce. *Counting Wildflowers

EMC: Picture Books Mc

 

McNamara, Margaret.  *How Many Seeds in a Button?

EMC: Picture Books Mc

 

Morozumi, Atsuko. *One Gorilla

EMC: Picture Books Mo

 

Moss, Lloyd. Zin! Zin! Zin!: A Violin

EMC: Picture Books Mo

 

Murphy, Stuart J. A Fair Bear Share

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978f

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Every Buddy Counts

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978e

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Henry the Fourth

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978h

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Just Enough Carrots

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978ju

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Lemonade for Sale

EMC: Non-fiction 001.422 M978a

 

Murphy, Stuart J. The Penny Pot

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978p

 

Neuschwander, Cindy.  Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens: A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 N495s

 

Onyefulu, Ifeoma. Emeka’s Gift

EMC: Non-fiction 960 O59e

 

Owen, Annie. Annie’s One to Ten

EMC: Picture Books Ow

 

Owens, Mary Beth. Counting Cranes

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 O97c

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Numbers

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 P733n

 

Pomeroy, Diana. One Potato: A Counting Book of Potato Prints

EMC: Picture Books Po

 

Raffi. Five Little Ducks

EMC: Picture Books Ra

 

Rathmann, Peggy. 10 Minutes Till Bedtime

EMC: Picture Books Ra

 

Reiser, Lynn. Christmas Counting

EMC: Picture Books Re

 

Ricklen, Neil. My numbers = Mis números

EMC: Picture Books Ri

 

Root, Phyllis. *One Duck Stuck

EMC: Picture Books Ro

 

Sayre, April Pulley. *One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book

EMC: Picture Books Sa

 

Scott, Ann Herbert. One Good Horse: A Cowpuncher’s Counting Book

EMC: Picture Books Sc

 

Serfozo, Mary. Who wants one?

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 S483w

 

Sis, Peter. Going Up! A Color Counting Books

EMC: Picture Books Si

 

Tafuri, Nancy. Who’s Counting

EMC: Picture Books Ta

 

Walsh, Ellen Stoll. Cuenta Ratones: Mouse Count in Spanish

EMC: Picture Books Wa

 

Walsh, Ellen Stoll. *Mouse Count

EMC: Picture Books Wa

 

Wells, Rosemary. Emily’s First 100 Days of School

EMC: Picture Books We

 

Wells, Rosemary. Max’s Toys: A Counting Book

EMC: Picture Books We

 

Wylie, Joanne. Cuántos Monstruos? How Many Monsters? Spanish

EMC: Picture Books Wy

 

Zaslavsky, Claudia. Zero: Is It Something? Is It Nothing?

EMC: Non-fiction 513.5 Z38z

 

 

Fractions and Geometry


Dennis, J. Richard. Fractions are Parts of Things

EMC: Non-fiction 513.26 D411f

 

Diggins, Julia. String, Straightedge, and Shadow: The Story of Geometry

EMC: Non-fiction 516 D573s

 

Ellis, Julie.  *What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? : A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction  516.22 E47w

 

Grifalconi, Ann. *The Village of Round and Square Houses

EMC: Non-fiction 398.27 G849v

 

Hindley, Judy. The Wheeling and Whirling-Around Book

EMC: Non-fiction 621.811 H662w

 

Leedy, Loreen. Fraction Action

EMC: Non-fiction 513.26 L484f

 

McMillan, Bruce. *Eating Fractions

EMC: Non-fiction 513.26 M167e

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Circus Shapes

EMC: Non-fiction 516 M978c

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Give Me Half

EMC: Non-fiction 513.26 M978g

 

Murphy, Stuart J. The Greatest Gymnast of All

EMC: Non-fiction 516 M978g

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Jump, Kangaroo, Jump

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978j

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Let's Fly a Kite

EMC: Non-fiction 512.924 M978l

 

Neuschwander, Cindy.  *Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry

EMC: Non-fiction  516 N495m

 

Neuschwander, Cindy.  Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi: A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction  516 N495r

 

Neuschwander, Cindy.  Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter: A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction  516 N495s

 

Neuschwander, Cindy.  Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map: A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction 516 N495v

 

Testa, Fulvio. If You Look Around You

EMC: Non-fiction 516.2 T342i

 

Tompert, Ann. Grandfather Tang’s Story

EMC: Picture Books To

 

Walter, Marion The Mirror Puzzle Book

EMC: Non-fiction 793.73 W233m

 

 

Large Numbers

 

Anno, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa. *Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

EMC: Non-fiction 512.7 A615a

 

Eichenberg, Fritz. Dancing in the Moon

EMC: Picture Books Ei

 

Menotti, Andrea.  How Many Jelly Beans?

EMC: Non-fiction  513.2 M547h

 

Schwartz, David. *How Much is a Million?

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 S399c or 513.2 S399h

 

Schwartz, David. On Beyond a Million

EMC: Non-fiction 513.5 S399o

 

Sis, Peter. Waving

EMC : Picture Books Si

 

Smith, David J. If the World Were a Village

EMC: Non-fiction 304.6 S645i

 

Tabor, Nancy. Cincuenta en la Cebra: Contando Con los Animales/Fifty on the zebra: Counting with the Animals

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 T114c

 

 

Measurement

 

Allen, Pamela. *Mr. Archimedes’ Bath

EMC: Picture Books Al

 

Allen, Pamela. *Who Sank the Boat?

EMC: Picture Books Al

 

Froman, Robert. Bigger and Smaller

EMC: Non-fiction 530.8m F931b

 

Greenfield, Eloise. Big Friend, Little Friend

EMC: Picture Books Gr

 

Hoban, Tana. Is it Larger? Is it Smaller?

EMC: Picture Books Ho

 

Murphy, Stuart. The Best Bug Parade

EMC: Picture Books Mu

 

Myller, Rolf. How Big is a Foot?

EMC: Picture Books My

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Capacity

EMC: Non-fiction: 530.8 P733c

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Length

EMC: Non-fiction 530.8 P733l

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Size

EMC: Non-fiction 530.8 P733s

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Weight

EMC: Non-fiction 530.8 P733w

 

Robbins, Ken.  *For Good Measure: The Ways We Say How Much, How Far, How Heavy, How Big, How Old

EMC: Non-fiction 530.8 R634f

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Adler, David.  Fun with Roman Numerals

EMC: Non-fiction  513.5 A361f

 

Anno, Mitsumasa. *Anno's Math Games

EMC: Non-fiction 793.74 A615a

 

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Math Games II

EMC: Non-fiction 793.74 A615an

 

Burns, Marilyn. The I Hate Mathematics! Book

EMC: Non-fiction 510 B967b

 

Campbell, Sarah.  Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

EMC: Non-fiction  512.72 C191g

 

Ellis,  Julie.  Pythagoras and the Ratios: A Math Adventure

EMC: Non-fiction  516.22 E47p

 

Enzensberger, Hans Magnus. *The Number Devil

EMC: Fiction En or Audiovisual QA 241 .N2 2004

 

Hoban, Tana. Push, Pull, Empty, Full: A book of Opposites

EMC: Picture Books Ho

 

Lasky, Kathryn. The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

EMC: Non-fiction 921 E651

 

Massin. Fun with 9umbers

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M417f

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Betcha

EMC: Non-fiction 519.5 M978b

 

Nagda, Ann Whitehead. *Tiger Math: Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger

EMC: Non-fiction 511.5 N147t

 

O'Brien, Thomas C. Odds and Evens

EMC: Non-fiction 512.7 O13o

 

Robinson, Tom.  Basketball: Math on the Court

EMC: Non-fiction  796.323 R665b

 

Scieszka, Jon. *Math Curse

EMC: Picture Books Sc

 

Sitomer, Mindel and Harry. How Did Numbers Begin?

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 S613h

 

Spier, Peter. Fast-Slow, High-Low: A Book of Opposites

EMC: Picture Books Sp

 

Srivastava, Jane Jonas. Number Families

EMC: Non-fiction 513.5 S433n

 

Tang, Greg. Grapes of Math: Mind-stretching Math Riddles

EMC: Non-fiction 793.74 T164g

 

Time-Life for Children Staff. See You Later Escalator: Mall Math

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 S451

 

Wyatt, Valerie. The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count

EMC: Non-fiction 510.8342 W976m

 

 

Money

 

Jenkins, Emily.  *Lemonade in Winter: A Book about Two Kids Counting Money

EMC: Picture Books  Je

 

McMillan, Bruce. *Jelly Beans for Sale

EMC: Non-fiction 332.404 M167j

 

Mollel, Tololwa. *My Rows and Piles of Coins

EMC: Picture Books Mo

 

Viorst, Judith. Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday

EMC: Picture Books Vi

 

Viorst, Judith. Alexander, Que Era Rico el Domingo Pasado

EMC: Picture Books Vi

 

Wells, Rosemary. Bunny Money

EMC: Picture Books We

 

 

Multiplying and Dividing

 

Appelt, Kathi. Bats on Parade

EMC: Picture Books Ap

 

Grant, Eldon. Twenty White Horses: A Book of Division

EMC: Picture Books Gr

 

Hutchins, Pat. *The Doorbell Rang

EMC: Picture Books Hu

 

Markel, Michelle.  Tyrannosaurus Math

EMC: Non-fiction  513 M345t

 

Mathews, Louise. Bunches and Bunches of Bunnies

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M428b

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Divide and Ride

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978d

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Give Me Half

EMC: Non-fiction 513.26 M978g

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Jump, Kangaroo, Jump

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978j

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978t

 

 

Sequences and Patterns

 

Aardema, Verna. *Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

EMC: Non-fiction 398.2 A113w

 

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Magic Seeds

EMC: Non-fiction 513.4 A615a

 

Carle, Eric. The Grouchy Ladybug

EMC: Picture Books Ca

 

Carle, Eric. The Tiny Seed

EMC: Non-fiction 582 C278t

 

Guiberson, Brenda. Cactus Hotel

EMC: Non-fiction 574.526 G944c

 

Hoban, Tana. *Exactly the Opposite

EMC: Picture Books Ho

 

Hoberman, Mary Ann. *A House is a House for Me

EMC: Picture Books Ho

 

Martin, Bill. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

EMC: Picture Books Ma

 

McMillan, Bruce. Becca Backward, Becca Frontward: a Book of Concept Pairs

EMC: Non-fiction 428.1 M167b

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom!

EMC: Non-fiction 515.24 M978b

 

Murphy, Stuart J. Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop

EMC: Non-fiction 511.322 M978d

 

Murphy, Stuart J. A Pair of Socks

EMC: Non-fiction 513.2 M978p

 

Numeroff, Laura Joffe. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

EMC: Picture Books Nu

 

Reid, Margarette S. The Button Box

EMC: Picture Books Re

 

 

Time, Months and Days

 

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Sundial

EMC: Non-fiction 529 A615a

 

Apfel, Necia H. Calendars

EMC: Non-fiction 529.3 A641c

 

Burns, Marilyn. This Book is About Time

EMC: Non-fiction 529 B967t

 

Gerstein, Mordicai. The Sun’s Day

EMC: Picture Books Gr

 

Harper, Dan. Telling Time With Big Mama Cat

EMC: Picture Books Ha

 

Hutchins, Pat. Clocks and More Clocks

EMC: Picture Books Hu

 

Krensky, Stephen. Big Time Bears

EMC: Picture Books Kr

 

Lillie, Patricia. When this Box is Full

EMC: Picture Books Li

 

Maestro, Betsy. The Story of Clocks and Calendars: Marking a Millennium

EMC: Non-fiction 909.83 M186s

 

Pluckrose, Henry. Time

EMC: Non-fiction 529 P733t

 

Rothman, Joel. A Moment in Time

EMC: Picture Books Ro

 

 

Reference Books


Thiessen,D. Matthias, M. and Smith, J. The Wonderful World of Mathematics

EMC: Reference QA 40.5 .W66 1998.

 

Whitin, David J. and Wilde, Sandra. Read Any Good Math Lately?

Main Collection: QA 135.5 .W468 1992

 

Whitin, David and Phyllis. New Visions for Linking Literature and Mathematics

Main Collection: QA 135.6 .W49 2004

 

 

Websites

 

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site: Patterns and Picture Books

www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/patterns.html

 

Math Central: Grade 2, Chapter 7 Bibliography

www.eduplace.com/math/mathcentral/grade2/207b.html

 

 

 

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Compiled: 2/06

Revised: 7/13

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