Here is a list of books I've gathered to be used as math read-alouds. Most of them would qualify as "living math". I've organized them (roughly) in the order a child would learn the concepts. I have NOT read them all so don't get mad if the book stinks!

**ELEMENTARY**

**Counting**

1 is One - Tasha Tudor

26 Letters and 99 Cents - Tana Hoban

100 Days of Cool - Stuart Murphy (#s 1-100)

A Number of Dragons - Loreen Leedy

A Shaker's Dozen - Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen

Animal Babies: A Counting Book - Daniel Moreton

Animal Numbers - Bert Kitchen (Counting & number recog to 100)

April Rabbits - David Cleveland

Bat Jamboree - Kathi Applet

Chicken Little Count to Ten - Margaret Friskey

Emperor and the New Kite - Jane Yolen

Every Buddy Counts - Stuart Murphy

Fish Eyes - Lois Ehlert

Five Chinese Brothers - Clair Huchet Bishop

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed - Eileen Christelow

Frogs Jump - Alan Brooks

Henry the Fourth - Stuart Murphy (ordinal numbers)

How Many Can you See? - Hannah Reidy

How Many Feet in the Bed? - Diane Johnston Ham

How Many Hippos?: A Mix-And-Match Counting Book - Muff Singer

How Many Snails? A Counting Book - Paul Giganti, Jr.

Jack the Builder - Stuart Murphy (adding on)

Leaping Lizards - Stuart Murphy (counting by 5s and 10s)

Little Quack - Lauren Thompson

Mouse by Mouse: A Counting Adventure - Julia Noonan

Mouse Trail - Mary Octavia Davis

Number Ideas Through Pictures - Mannis Charosh

Number One, Number Fun - Kay Chorao

Numbers (The) - Monique Felix

One...Two... Three... Sassafrass - Stuart Murphy

One Green Mosquito Tree - Jernigan Gisela

One Hungry Monster - Susan Heyboer O'Keefe

One Lonely Seahorse - Joost Elffers

Pigs From 1 to 10 - Arthur Geisert

Right Number of Elephants- Jeff Sheppard

Roman Numerals - David A. Adler

Seven Blind Mice - Ed Young

Seven Diving Ducks - Margaret Friskey

Seven Silly Eaters - Mary Ann Hoberman

Sheep Asleep - Gloria Rothstein

Six Dinner Sid - Inga Moore

Splash - Ann Jonas

Ten Sly Piranhas - William Wise

When Sheep Cannot Sleep - Satoshi Kitamura

Who Invited You? - Candace Fleming

**Shapes (there are so many shape books that I've only included a few I'd never heard of - the rest you can easily find on a library shelf)**

Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes - Stuart Murphy

Circus Shapes - Stuart Murphy (recognizing shapes)

Picture Pie - Ed Emberley

Picture Pie 2 - Ed Emberley

Windows, Rings and Grapes – A Look at Different Shapes – Brian Cleary

**Sorting/Patterning**

3 Little Firefighters - Stuart Murphy (sorting)

A Pair of Socks - Stuart Murphy (matching sets)

A-b-a-b-a – A Book of Pattern Play – Brian Cleary

Beep, Beep...Vroom, Vroom - Stuart Murphy (patterns, sorting)

Changes, Changes - Pat Hutchins (visual and auditory patterns)

More or Less a Mess - Sheila Keenan (sorting, categorizing)

Only One - Marc Harshman (sets)

Patterns in Peru - Cindy Neuschwander

Rabbits Pajama Party - Stuart Murphy (sequencing)

Seaweed Soup - Stuart Murphy (matching sets)

**Days/Weeks**

Clever Cat - Peter Collington

Cookie's Week - Cindy Ward

Day by Day a Week Goes Round - Carol Diggory Shields

Dinosaur Days - Linda Manning

First Things First - Charlotte Voak

Happy Birthday, Word Bird - Jane Belk Moncure

Magical, Mystical, Marvelous Coat - Catherine Ann Cullen

Oliver's Vegetables - Vivian French

On Friday Something Funny Happened - John Prater

One Lighthouse, One Moon - Anita Lobel

Three Two One Day - Debbie Discoll (maybe Driscoll)

Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

What a Wonderful Day to be a Cow - Carolyn Lesser

**Calendar**

Jessie Bear, What Will You Wear? - Nancy White Carlstrom

My Grandmother's Clock - Geraldine McCaughrean (clocks and calendars)

Pepper's Journal - Stuart Murphy (calendar)

**Months**

A Busy Year - Leo Lionni

A Red Wagon Year - Kathi Appelt

A Year of Beasts - Ashley Wolff

A Year for Kiko - Ferida Wolff

All Year Long - Nancy Tafuri

Calendarbears: A Book of Months - Kathleen Hague

Caps, Hats, Socks and Mittens - Louise W. Borden

Chicken Soup with Rice - Maurice Sendak

How Do You Say it Today, Jesse Bear? - Nancy White Carlstrom

Jump for Joy: A Book of Months - Megan Halsey

Month By Month A Year Goes Round - Carol Diggory Shields

What Will the Weather Be Like Today? - Paul Rogers

When the Box is Full - Patricia Lillie

Year at Maple Hill Farm - Alice Provensen

**Addition/Subtraction**

12 Ways to Get to 11 - Eve Merriam

A High-Fiving Gift for Mom - Judy Bradbury (includes $ and skip counting)

Action of Subtraction – Brian Cleary

Animals On Board - Stuart Murphy

Each Orange Has 8 Slices - Paul Giganti

Double Bubble Trouble - Judy Bradbury (counting by 2s)

Double the Ducks - Stuart Murphy (doubling numbers)

Elevator Magic - Stuart Murphy (subtraction)

Family Minus - Fernando Krahn

Five Silly Fishermen - Roberta Edwards

Grapes of Math - Greg Tang (moving into multiplication)

Great Take-Away - Louise Mathews

Jack the Builder - Stuart Murphy (adding on)

Leaping Lizards - Stuart Murphy (counting by 5s and 10s)

Mall Mania - Stuart Murphy (addition strategies)

Math-Terpieces - Greg Tang

Math Fables - Greg Tang

Math for All Season - Greg Tang

Mission Addition - Loreen Leedy

Mission of Addition – Brian Cleary

Monster Musical Chairs - Stuart Murphy (subtracting by 1)

Mouse Count - Ellen Stoll Walsh

Mystery of the Farmer's Three Fives - Margaret Friskey

Next Stop Grand Central - Maira Kalman

Numberline Lane series - Fiona Reynolds

One Carton of OOPS - Judy Bradbury

One More Bunny - Rick Walton

Panda Math - Ann Whitehead Nagda (subtraction)

Ready, Set, Hop - Stuart Murphy

Safari Park - Stuart Murphy

Sea Sums - Joy Hulme

Shark Swimathon - Stuart Murphy (subtract 2 digit numbers)

Spunky Monkeys on Parade - Stuart Murphy (counting by 2s, 3s, 4s)

Stay in Line - Teddy Slater

Tally O'Malley - Stuart Murphy

This is the House That Jack Built - Liz Underhill

**Operations**

Animals on Board - Stuart Murphy

Chugga Chugga Choo Choo - Kevin Lewis

More, Fewer. Less - Tana Hoban (operations)

Splash! - Ann Jonas

**Tens, Hundreds, Place Value**

100 Days of Cool - Stuart Murphy

12 Ways to Get to 11 - Eve Merriam

512 Ant on Sullivan Street - Carol Losi (doubling)

98, 99, 100. Ready or Not, Here I Come - Teddy Slater (skip counting of various numbers)

Base Five (Young Math) - David Adler

Binary Numbers - Clyde Watson

Counting Systems - Marnie Luce

Earth Day - Hooray! - Stuart Murphy

Fair Bear Share - Stuart Murphy (regrouping)

How Did Numbers Begin? - Mindel Sitomer (history of numbers)

King's Chessboard - David Birch

Millions of Cats - Wanda Gag

Monster Math Picnic - Grace Maccarone

Mouse Count - Ellen Stoll Walsh

One Hundred Hungry Ants - Elinor Pinczes

One Hundred is a Family - Pat Munoz Ryan

Roman Numerals I to MM - Athur Geisart

Senefer: A Young Genius in Old Egypt - Beatrice Lumpkin (addition, multiplication, number bases)

Tea for Ten - Lena Anderson

Ten Friends - Bruce Goldstone

Ten Monkey Jamboree - Dianne Ochiltree

Two Hundred Rabbits - Lonzo Anderson

**Odd/Even**

Even Steven and Odd Todd - Kathryn Cristaldi

Missing Mittens - Stuart Murphy (odd and even)

My Even Day – Doris Fisher

Number Ideas Through Pictures - Mannis Charosh (even,square/triangular numbers)

Ocean Counting: Odd Numbers - Jerry Pallotta

Odds and Evens - Thomas O'Brien

One Odd Day - Doris Fisher (odd and even numbers)

Underwater Counting: Even Numbers - Jerry Pallotta

**Zero**

A Place for Zero - Angeline Sparagna Lopresti

Zero is not Nothing - Mindel and Harry Sitomer

**Measurements/Mapping**

Blast Off of Earth!: A Look at Geography - Loreen Leedy

Bug Dance - Stuart Murphy (directions)

Dear Benjamin Banneker - Brian Pinkney (land surveyor)

Felix Explores Planet Earth - Annette Langen

How Big Is a Foot? - Rolf Myller

How Little and How Much: A Book about Scales - Franklyn M. Branley

How Much and How Many - Jeanne Bendick

How Tall, How Short, How Faraway - David Adler

If You Hopped Like a Frog - David M. Schwartz

Inch By Inch - Leo Lionni

Inchworm and a Half - Elinor J. Pinczes

How Long or How Wide? – Brian Cleary

Learning About Measurement - Sylvia Horne

Librarian Who Measured the Earth - Kevin Hawkes

Long and Short of Measurements - Vicki Cobb

Mapping Penny's World - Loreen Leedy

Many Moons - James Thurber (size, distance)

Measuring Penny - Loreen Leedy

Mighty Maddie - Stuart Murphy (comparing weights)

Millions to Measure - David M. Schwartz

On the Scale, a Weighty Tale – Brian Cleary

Pigs in the Pantry - Amy Axelrod (measuring and following directions)

Polly's Pen Pal - Stuart Murphy (metrics)

Room for Ripley - Stuart Murphy (capacity)

So Big! My First Measuring Book - Keith Falkner

Super Saturday Sand Castle - Stuart Murphy (measuring)

Sven's Bridge - Anita Lobel

Too Many Cooks - Andrea Buckless

Treasure Map - Stuart Murphy (mapping)

Weighing & Balancing - Jane Jonas Srivastava

What's Up With That Cup? - Sheila Keenan

Where's My Teddy? - Jez Albourough

Who Put the Pepper in the Pot? - Joanna Cole

**Comparing/Estimating**

Actual Size - Steve Jenkins

Averages - Jane Jonas Srivastava

Best Bug Parade - Stuart Murphy

Betcha! - Stuart Murphy

Bigger and Smaller - Robert Froman

Biggest, Strongest, Fastest - Steve Jenkins

Counting on Frank - Rod Clement

Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop - Stuart Murphy (classifying)

Estimation - Charles Linn

Equal Shmequal - Virginia Kroll

Fattest, Tallest, Biggest Snowman Ever - Bettina Ling

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest - Steve Jenkins

How Much, How Many, How Far..... - Helen Nolan

How Tall, How Short, How Far Away - David Adler

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie - Alison Jackson

If You Hopped Like a Frog - David Schwartz

Is the Blue Whale the Biggest Thing Ever? - Robert Wells

Jim and the Beanstalk - Raymond Briggs

Just Enough Carrots - Stuart Murphy

Long, Short, High, Low, Thin, Wide - James T. Fey

Mice Twice - Joseph Low (size, perspective)

Mighty Maddie - Stuart Murphy (comparing weight)

More or Less - Stuart Murphy (comparing numbers)

Much Bigger Than Martin - Steven Kellogg

Slower Than a Snail - Anne Schreiber

So Big! My First Measuring Book - Keith Falkner

Tallest, Shortest, Longest, Greenest.... - Keith Falkner

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly - Simms Taback

Twice Upon a Time - Irwin Shapiro

What's Faster Than a Speeding Cheetah? - Robert Wells

What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? - Robert Wells

What's Up With That Cup? - Sheila Keenan

**Time**

Bats Around the Clock - Kathi Appelt

Bunny Day: Telling Time From Breakfast to Bedtime - Rick Walton

Chimp Math - Ann Whitehead Nagda (time)

Game Time! - Stuart Murphy (time)

Get Up and Go - Stuart Murphy (timelines)

Grouchy Ladybug - Eric Carle (clocks and calendars)

It's About Time - Stuart Murphy (hours)

Rodeo Time - Stuart Murphy (reading a schedule)

Time for Friends - Luke Holzmann

What Time is it Mr. Crocodile? - Judy Sierra

**Money**

26 Letters and 99 Cents - Tana Hoban

A Bargain for Frances - Russell Hoban

A Day's Work - Eve Bunting (value of work)

A Kid's Guide to Managing Money - Joy Wilt

A Quarter From the Tooth Fairy - Caren Holtzman

Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday - Judith Viorst (money management)

Arthur's Funny Money - Lillian Hoban

Benny's Pennies - Pat Brisson

Big Buck Adventure - Shelley Gill

Bunny Money - Rosemary Wells

Ginger & Pickles - Beatrix Potter (credit, borrowing, running business)

How Much is that Guinea Pig in the Window? - Joanne Rocklin

How to Get Fabulously Rich - Thomas Rockwell (chapter book)

If You Made a Million - David Schwartz

Irene and the Big Fine Nickel - Irene Smalls

Lunch Line - Karen Berman Nagel

Make Four Million Dollars by Next Thursday - Stephen Manes (chapter book)

Making Sense of Money - Vicki Cobb

Math Man - Teri Daniels (grocery store math story)

Monster Money - Penny Maccarone

Monster Money Book - Loreen Leedy

Money Tree - Sarah Stewart

Money Troubles - Bill Cosby Little Bill series

Mr. Monopoly's Amusement Park, A Math Adventure - Jackie Glassman

No Small Change - John Luksetich (money plus greater than concepts)

One Bright Penny - Geraldine McCaughrean

Penny Pot - Stuart Murphy (coin combinations)

Pigs Will Be Pigs - Amy Axelrod (money)

Slugger's Car Wash - Stuart Murphy (dollars and cents)

Tight Times - Barbara Shook Hazen (dad loses job)

Toothpaste Millionaire - Jean Merrill

**Multiplication**

512 Ant on Sullivan Street - Carol Losi (doubling)

98, 99, 100. Ready or Not, Here I Come - Teddy Slater (skip counting of various numbers)

Amanda Bean's Amazing Dream - Cindy Neuschwander (multiplication as fast counting)

Arctic Fives Arrive - Elinor Pinczes (skip counting by 5s)

Building Tables on Tables: A Book about Multiplication - John V. Trivett

Bunches of Bunnies - Louise Mathews (intro to multiplication)

Double the Ducks - Stuart Murphy (doubling)

Elsie Times Eight - Natalie Babbitt

Grapes of Math - Greg Tang (moving into multiplication)

Henry and the Boy Who Thought Fleas Were Numbers - Marjorie Kaplan (multiplication tables)

Just Add Fun - Joann Rocklin (multiplication)

King's Commissioners - Aileen Friedman (multiplication, skip counting)

Math Appeal - Greg Tang (grouping and skip counting)

Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpilstiltskin - Pam Calvert

One Hundred Hungry Ants - Elinor Pinczes

Senefer: A Young Genius in Old Egypt - Beatrice Lumpkin (addition, multiplication)

Socrates and the Three Little Pigs - Mitsumasa Anno (advanced, but use for multiplication, skip counting)

Spunky Monkeys on Parade - Stuart Murphy (counting by 2s, 3s, 4s)

Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do - Stuart Murphy (intro to multiplication)

Two Ways to Count to Ten - Ruby Dee

**Division**

A Remainder of One - Elinor Pinczes (division, factors)

Cheetah Math - Ann Whitehead Nagda (division)

Divide and Ride - Stuart Murphy (division)

Doorbell Rang - Pat Hutchins (intro to division)

Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon - Dayle Ann Dodds (halving)

Greatest Guessing Game: A Book about Dividing - Robert Froman

One Hungry Cat - Joann Rocklin (division)

Rabbit and Hare Divide an Apple - Harriet Ziefert

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All - Marilyn Burns (division)

**Decimals**

Calculator Mania - Planet Dexter editors (decimals)

**Rounding**

Coyotes All Around - Stuart Murphy (rounding)

**Square Numbers**

My Full Moon is Square - Elinor Pinczes (intro to square numbers)

Sea Squares - Joy Hulme (squaring)

**Fractions**

Apple Fractions - Jerry Pallotta

Doggone Lemonade Stand - Judy Bradbury (fractions)

Each Orange Has 8 Slices - Paul Giganti (addition, subtraction, division)

Eating Fractions - Bruce McMillan (fractions)

Everything is Coming up Fractions - John Bradford

Fraction Action - Loreen Leedy (fractions)

Fraction Fun - David Adler

Fractions are Parts of Things - J. Richard Dennis

Fractions Jugglers - Ruth Alexander Bell (fractions up to 12 so easier to understand)

Full House: An Invitation to Fractions - Dayle Ann Dodds - doubling and fractions

Give Me Half - Stuart Murphy (fractions)

Grandfather Tang's Story - Ann Tompert (fractions, tangrams, geometry)

Grizzly Gazette - Stuart Murphy (fractions)

Jump, Kangaroo, Jump - Stuart Murphy (fractions)

My Half Day – Doris Fisher

One Hungry Cat - Joann Rocklin (division, fractions)

Piece = Part = Portion - Scott Gifford (fractions, decimals, percents)

Pizza Math: How Do Octopi Eat Pizza Pie (I Love Math) - Time Life Books (fractions)

Polar Bear Math - Ann Whitehead Nagda (fractions)

Working With Fractions - David A. Adler - fractions through pictures

Zoo Fair Shares - Patricia Whitehouse (portions, younger kids)

Zoo Math: Case of the Missing Zebra Stripes (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

**Number Families**

Number Families - Jane Srivastava (number series)

Roman Numerals - David A. Adler

Thirteen - Remy Charlip

This is 4: The Idea of a Number - Arthur Razzell

What's a Pair? What's a Dozen? - Stephen R. Swinburne

**Negative Numbers**

Less than Nothing is Really Something - Robert Froman

Less Than Zero - Stuart Murphy ($, graphing, negative numbers)

**Large Numbers, Exponents, Infinity**

512 Ants on Sullivan Street - Carol A. Losi (doubling exponentially)

Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar - Masaichiro Anno (size, perspective, counting, nesting, factorials)

Arm in Arm - Remy Charlip (paradox, infinite loops)

Is the Blue Whale the Biggest Thing Ever? - Robert Wells (why we have lg. numbers)

Hooray for Me - Remy Charlip (relationship, nesting)

How Much is a Million? - Frank Schwartz

Infinity, What Is It? - Marnie Luce

King's Chessboard - David Birch (doubling exponentially)

Math Curse - Jon Scieszka

Millions of Cats - Wanda Gag

On Beyond a Million - David Schwartz (lg. numbers, exponents)

One Grain of Rice - Demi (doubling exponentially)

**Probability/Graphing**

A Very Improbably Story - Edward Einhorn (probability)

Anno's Magic Seeds - Masaichiro Anno

Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar - Masaichiro Anno

Best Vacation Ever - Stuart Murphy (collecting data)

Do You Wanna Bet? - Jean Cushman

Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales - Theoni Pappas

Graph Games - Frederique and Papy

Great Graph Contest - Loreen Leedy (graphs)

Lemonade for Sale - Stuart Murphy (bar graphs)

Less Than Zero - Stuart Murphy (graphing, negative numbers)

Number Devil - Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Odds & Chances for Kids -Manfred Riedel (probability, history, stories. Much is in storytelling form)

Pigs at Odds - Amy Axelrod

Pigs on the Ball - Amy Axelrod

Probably Penny - Loreen Leedy (probability)

Probably Pistachio - Stuart Murphy (probability)

Same Old Horse - Stuart Murphy (predictions)

Socrates and the Three Little Pigs - Tuyosi Mori

Sundae Scoop - Stuart Murphy (combinations)

Tiger Math - Ann Whitehead Nagda (graphing)

**Geometry**

3D, 2D, 1D - David Adler

A Cloak for the Dreamer - Aileen Friedman

Ancient Mystery of Tangrams - Quarto Children's Books

Angles are Easy as Pie - Robert Froman

Area - Jane Jonas Srivastava

Bigger, Better, Best - Stuart Murphy (area)

Boy With Square Eyes - Juliet Snape

Captain Invincible and the Space Ships - Stuart Murphy (3d shapes)

Circles - Mindel and Harry Sitomer

Circles and Curves - Arthur Razell

Eight Hands Round - Ann Whitford Paul (quilt design)

Ellipse - Mannis Charosh

Goat in the Rug - Charles Blood (Navajo weaving story)

Grandfather Tang's Story - Ann Tompert

Greedy Triangle - Marilyn Burns

Hamster Champs - Stuart Murphy (angles)

Harlequin - Remy Charlip

House for Birdie - Stuart Murphy (understanding capacity)

In Shadowland - Masaichiro Anno

Let's Fly a Kite - Stuart Murphy (symmetry)

Lines, Segments, Polygon - Mindel

Mighty Maddie - Stuart Murphy (comparing weights)

Mother, Mother, I Feel Sick... - Remy Charlip

Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry - Cindy Neuschwander

My Full Moon is Square - Elinor Pinczes (intro to square numbers)

Opt, An Illusionary Tale - Arline Baum (geometry, proportions, measurement)

Paper Crane - Molly Bang (origami)

Paper John - David Small (origami)

Patchwork Quilt - Valerie Flournoy

Quilt Counting - Lesa Cline-Ransome

Racing Around - Stuart Murphy (perimeter)

Reflections - Ann Jonas (symmetry, perspective)

Rubber Bands, Baseballs and Doughnuts: A Book about Topology - Robert Froman

Shadow Geometry - Daphne Harwood Trivett

Shape of Things - Dayle Ann Dodds

Shape Up: Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons - David Adler

Silly Story of Goldilocks and the Three Squares - Grace Maccarone

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi - Cindy Neuschwander

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table - Cindy Newschwander (geometry shapes)

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland - Cindy Neuschwander

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter - Cindy Neuschwander

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone - Cindy Neuschwander

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All - Marilyn Burns (area, perimeter, division)

Spider Weaver - Margaret Musgrove

Squarehead - Harriet Ziefert

Straight Lines, Parallel Lines, Perpendicular Lines - Mannis Charosh

Super Sand Castle Saturday - Stuart Murphy (measuring)

Three Pigs, One Wolf and Seven Magic Shapes - Grace MacCarone

Triangle, Square, Circle - William Wegman

Village of Round and Square Houses - Ann Grifalconi

What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras? – Julie Ellis

What Is It? Spin -about book - Beau Gardner

What is Symmetry? - Mindel and Harry Sitomer

When a Line Bends...a Shape Begins - Rhonda Gowler Greene

Wing on a Flea - Ed Emberley

Who Took the Farmer's Hat? - Joan Nodset

**Logic/Relationships/Problem Solving**

Anno's Hat Tricks - Masaichiro Anno

Case of the Backyard Treasure - Joanne Rocklin

Case of the Missing Birthday Party - Joanne Rocklin

Galaxy Getaway (Math for Martians) - Julie Ferris, 2nd or 3rd grade (problem solving)

Hooray for Me! - Remy Charlip

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Joffe Numeroff, other books from series as well

One Fine Day - Nonny Hogrogian

Only One - Marc Harshman

Planet Omnicrom (Math for Martians) - Julie Ferris (problem solving)

Shortcut - David Macaulay

Solomon Grundy, Born on Oneday: A Finite Arithmetic Puzzle - Malcolm E. Weiss

Terrible Tiger - Jack Prelutsky

That's Good, That's Bad - Joan Lexau

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly - Simms Taback

Tic-Tac-Toe, Three in a Row - Judith Bauer Stamper

Tikki Tikki Tembo - Arlene Mosel

Why I Will Never Ever Ever Ever Have Enough Time to Finish This Book - Remy Charlip

Why the Chicken Crossed the Road - David Macaulay

Yes, No, Stop, Go - Judith Gersting

http://io.uwinnipeg.ca/~jameis/index.html (math stories and problem solving)

**Algebra**

666 Jellybeans! All That? An Introduction to Algebra - Malcolm E. Weiss

Ready, Set, Hop - Stuart Murphy (building equations)

Safari Park - Stuart Murphy (finding unknowns)

**Other concepts/Multiple Concepts**

Alice in Numberland (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Bug Dance - Stuart Murphy (directions)

Case of the Missing Zebra Stripes (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Dinosaur Deals - Stuart Murphy (equivalent values)

Fortunately - Remy Charlip (opposites, prediction)

From Head to Toe: Body Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Greatest Gymnast of All - Stuart Murphy (opposites)

House That Math Built: House Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Just Enough Carrots - Stuart Murphy (comparing quantities)

Look Both Ways, City Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Missing Math, A Number Mystery - Loreen Leedy (why we need numbers)

Mystery of the Sunken Treasure: Sea Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Pigs in the Corner - Amy Axelrod (directions)

Pterodactyl Tunnel: Amusement Park Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Right in Your Own Backyard: Nature Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Rosie's Walk - Pat Hutchins (spatial relationships)

Search For the Mystery Planet: Space Math (I Love Math) - Time Life Books

Seven Chinese Brothers - Margaret Mahy (cause/effect, relationship chain)

Some Things Go Together - Charlotte Zolotow (relationships, matching)

Statistics - Jane Srivastava (excellent intro to statistics for younger)

Venn Diagrams - Robert Froman

**Videos**

Math Monsters (Slim Goodbody) - www.mathmonsters.com has some free clips to watch

Schoolhouse Rock

Leap Frog Math Circus

Googol Power - www.googolpower.com has some free clips

Cyberchase

Mathtacular 1, 2 and 3

**Upper Elementary**

13 Clocks - James Thurber (logic, has other books as well)

A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears - Jules Feiffer (logic, has other books as well)

Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat - Theoni Pappas

Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (logic)

Archimedes and the Door of Science - Jeanne Bendick (simple machines, etc)

Beanstalk: The Measure Of A Giant - Ann McCallum

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares - Frank Murphy

Book of Think - Marilyn Burns (logic)

Boy Who Reversed Himself - William Sleator

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Edwin A. Abbott

Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More So - Ian Stewart

G is for Googol - David Schwartz

I Hate Mathematics Book - Marilyn Burns

How To Lie With Charts - Gerald Everett Jones

How To Lie With Statistics - Darrell Huff

Jack Tales - Richard Chase

Joy of Mathematics - Theoni Pappas

Life by the Numbers - Kevin Devlin

Man in the Ceiling - Jules Feiffer

Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures - Malba Tahan

Mathematicians Are People, Too – Luetta and Wilbert Reimer

Mathematicians Are People, Too: Volume 2 – Luetta and Wilbert Reimer

Math Curse - Jon Scieszka

Math Trek - Ivars Peterson (logic games, etc)

Math Trek 2 - Ivars Peterson

Math Smart Junior - Marcia Lerner (upper elementary, covers both subjects)

More Stories to Solve - George Shannon

Murderous Maths series - Kjartan Poskitt (in the following order)

Murderous Maths - (basics plus some random things)

More Murderous Maths (area, plus lots of random things)

Essential Arithmaticks - (addition, subtraction, division, multplication)

The Mean and Vulgar Bits (fractions and averages)

Desperate Measures: Length, Area, Volume

Do You Feel Lucky? (probability)

Vicious Circles and Other Savage Shapes (geometry)

Numbers: Keys to the Universe (facts about numbers, not so much a math how-to)

Phantom X (algebra)

Fiendish Angletron (trig, geometry, ratios)

Perfect Sausage and Other Fundamental Formulas (book of formulas w/explanations)

Number Devil - Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster

Planiverse - A.K. Dewdney

Power of UN - Nancy Etchemendy

Riddle-Iculous Math - Joan Holub

String, Straightedge and Shadow - Julia Diggins

Sylvie and Bruno - Lewis Carroll (logic)

Ten Things All Future Mathematicians and Scientists Must Know... - Edward Zacarro

Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? - Richard J. Maybury (economics)
Oh this is absolutely wonderful. I am trying to introduce more living math into our home. Thank you for all of your hard work, very much appreciated. :)

ReplyDeleteI've linked to this post and briefly posted about it on my blog. :)

ReplyDeleteWow! I am going to link to your post on my blog as well and run to the library to get some of the titles. Thanks so much for posting it!

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ReplyDeletelove this list - thank you so much!! i am also gonna link to it on my blog!

ReplyDeleteFabulous list!!! Thanks for sharing. Like a few others who have commented, I'm also going to link it to my blog!

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FABULOUS compilation!! As a primary teacher, I'll keep this handy. Thank you!!

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