Children's Books to Read And Learn More About Math


These books may be interesting to read and discuss with your child, to help illuminate or clarify a concept in math. You can find them in your local library or book store.

Book Titles and Mathematic Concepts Addressed:


Suggestions for First Level:
Quack and Count - Addition
Cats Add Up! - Addition/Subtraction
Fat Frogs on a Skinny Log - Addition/Subtraction
Feast for 10 - Counting/Sorting
From One to One Hundred - Counting/Place Value
The Icky Bug Counting Book- Counting
Jelly Beans for Sale - Addition/Money
Just a Little Bit - Measurement/Addition/Weight
Mouse Count - Counting/Addition/Subtraction
98,99,100! Ready of Not, Here I Come! - Skip Counting
One Monday Morning - Counting, Number Sense
One More Bunny - Addition
One, Two, Skip a Few! - Counting, Ordinal Numbers, Doubles, Addition
Sea Shapes -Shape Recognition
Seven Blind Mice - Ordinal Numbers
The Shape of Things - Geometry/Shape Recognition
Shape Space - Geometry/Shape Recognition
Splash! - Addition
Ten Black Dots- Counting/Addition
10 Minutes till Bedtime - Counting/Time
Ten Red Apples- Counting/Addition/Subtraction
Ten Sly Piranhas - Counting Backwards, Subtraction
Trick-or-Treat! - Counting/Addition/Subtraction
Two Eyes, a Nose, and a Mouth - Graphing Number Patterns
When a Line Blends...A Shape Begins - Geometry/Shape Recognition


Second Level
Inch by Inch - Measurement/Length
Bein' with You This Way - Graphing
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest - Measurement/Length
Chrysanthemm - Addition/Subtraction
The King's Commissioners - Place Value
Math Fables - Addition
More Than One - Place Value, Number Sense
My Montster Mama Loves Me So - Doubles
The Napping House - Addition
One Hundred Ways to Get to 100 - Number Sense/Skip Counting
100th Day Worries - Number Sense/Skip Counting
One Hungry Cat - Division/Number Sense/Shapes
Only One - Number Sense
1001 Animals to Spot - Place Value, Addition
Pizza Pizzazz! - Fraction
A Quarter from the Tooth Fairy - Addition/Money
Round Is a Mooncake - Shapes
So You Want to Be President? - Sorting/Graphing
Stay in Line - Addition/Number Sense
10 for Dinner - Addition/Number Sense
A Three Hat Day - Permutations
12 Ways to Get to 11 - Addition/Number Sense
Underwater Counting - Even Numbers
What Comes in 2's, 3's, & 4's? - Addition/Multiplication


Third Level:
Night Noises - Addition/Mental Computation
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday - Money/Addition/Subtraction
Amanda Bean's Amazing Dream - Multiplication
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartener - Money/Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division
Bats on Parade - Addition/Multiplication
The Best of Times - Multiplication
Count To A Million - Place Value
The Doorbell Rang - Division
Each Orange Had 8 Slices - Multiplication
Eating Fractions - Fractions
The 512 Ants on Sullivan Street - Number Sense
George Shrinks - Proportional Reasoning, Fractions, Length
Give Me Half! - Fractions
The Grapes of Math - Addition/Multiplication/Number Sense
The Greedy Triangle - Polygons
How Big is a Foot? - Length
How Much, How Many, How Far, How Heavy, How Long, How Tall is 1,000? - Estimation/Large Numbers
Math for All Seasons - Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication
Max's Money - Money/Addition
One Duck Stuck - Addition
One Hundred Hungry Ants - Multiplication
1001 Things to Spot in the Sea - Place Value/Addition
Pigs Will Be Pigs - Addition/Subtraction/Money
Sea Squares - Multiplication/Square Numbers
Spunky Moneys on Parade - Skip Counting/Addition/Multiplication


Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Level:
Counting Crocodiles - Addition/Multiplication/Average/Length
The Amazing Book of Mammal Records - Subtraction/Proportional Reasoning/Length/Weight
Among the Odds & Evens - Properties of Numbers
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar - Multiplication
A Cloak for the Dreamer - Geometry/Properties of Shapes/Tessellations
Cut Down to Size at High Noon - Measurement/Length/Proportional Reasoning
The Fly on the Ceiling - Coordinate Graphing
How Much is a Million? - Whole Number Computation/Number Sense
If You Hopped Like A Frog - Length/Proportional Reasoning
The I Hate Mathematics! Books - Whole Number Computation/Money/Shapes/Logical Reasoning
Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? - Measurement/Length/Proportional Reasoning
Jim and the Beanstalk - Measurement/Length/Proportional Reasoning
Martha Blah Blah - Probability/Data Analysis/Frequency Distribution
Math Appeal - Whole Number Computation/Number Sense
Math for Smarty Pants - Whole Number Computation/Algebraic Equivalence/Logical Reasoning
A Million Fish...More or Less - Number Sense
The $1.00 Word Riddle Book - Addition
One Grain of Rice - Addition/Number Sense
One Tiny Turtle - Whole Number Computation
A Remainder of One - Division/Remainders
Roman Numerals I to MM - Roman Numerals
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! - Measurement/Area/Perimeter
Tiger Math - Statistics/Graphing
Tikki Tikki Tembo - Graphing/Averages
Wilma Unlimited - Measurement/Computation/Graphing/Weight