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Hi all,

I'm speaking at a elementary educators event (Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd grade teachers) next week and am including various math related PBs (counting, shapes, basic addition, subtraction, etc.) on my handouts.

I want to expand my list so please share your favorite PBs that have anything to do with counting and basic math concepts for the very young.

Thanks much!

Alison
#1 - March 07, 2012, 07:05 AM
THESE THINGS COUNT! award-winning nature series Albert Whitman
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  Ten Turkeys in the Road. Fun book!

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#2 - March 07, 2012, 07:11 AM

Grandpa Gazillion's Number Yard by Laurie Keller. Great one.
#3 - March 07, 2012, 07:46 AM
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Ten little dinosaurs           (was always a favorite in the elem library I worked in)
Author:    Pattie L Schnetzler

   (of course would love to include MY book, but, alas it isn't published  :taz:

    Carole  :flower
#4 - March 07, 2012, 07:56 AM

The Grapes of Math

Math Potatoes

Mathterpieces and Math Fables all by Greg Tang

these are all riddle books but they are fun, funny and interactive.
#5 - March 07, 2012, 08:05 AM
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ONE PUP'S UP by Marsha Wilson Chall is super cute!
#6 - March 07, 2012, 12:38 PM

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The Penguin Lady by Carole Cole - it's new and very cute!
#7 - March 07, 2012, 12:54 PM

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The Grapes of Math

Math Potatoes

Mathterpieces and Math Fables all by Greg Tang

these are all riddle books but they are fun, funny and interactive.

     These titles are a hoot.
#8 - March 07, 2012, 01:01 PM

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Ten terrible dinosaurs by Paul Stickland
Over in the ocean: in a coral reef by Marianne Berkes and Jeanette Canyon
Seadragon sea by Margaret Spurling and Danny Snell
#9 - March 07, 2012, 01:07 PM
I've Got Eyes! - Amicus Ink (August 2018)

www.juliemurphybooks.com

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MATH CURSE by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith.
#10 - March 07, 2012, 01:18 PM

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The Lion's Share by Matthew McElligott
How Much Is a Million by David Schwartz
#11 - March 07, 2012, 01:38 PM
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Over  in the Garden by Jennifer Ward   My preschoolers love finding the hidden numerals on each page
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins (a classic)
Ten Little Mice by Joyce Dunbar (subtract one by one from 10)
Nine Ducks Nine by Sarah Hayes (subtract one by one from 9)
How Big is a Foot (measuring).. best suited for 1st grade and up

#12 - March 07, 2012, 02:15 PM

Fantastic suggestions!

Thanks...keep 'em coming.
#13 - March 07, 2012, 02:32 PM
THESE THINGS COUNT! award-winning nature series Albert Whitman
TWIGS (YA)  Merit Press
www.alisonashleyformento.com

Counting Little Geckos by Charline Profiri
Shaping Up the Year by Tracey M. Cox
#14 - March 07, 2012, 09:42 PM

Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin and
Multiplying Menace: DIVIDES

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#15 - March 08, 2012, 06:16 AM
Ghosts In the Night - Mackin 2019
Minnie's Green Book - HMH 2015
Mossy Marsha - Amazon
Blog: www.katherinerollins.blogspot.com

Stuart J. Murphy math books (multiple titles)
Sir Cumference and the Round Table and others by Cindy Neuschwander
The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns
One Grain of Rice by Demi or The King's Chessboard by David Birsch
A Cloak for a Dreamer by Aileen Freedman
Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
#16 - March 08, 2012, 07:29 AM
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Thanks so much, everyone!

So many wonderful suggestions and I know the teachers will love these math PB choices, too.
#17 - March 08, 2012, 10:00 AM
THESE THINGS COUNT! award-winning nature series Albert Whitman
TWIGS (YA)  Merit Press
www.alisonashleyformento.com

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Bunny Money, by Rosemary Wells, for some simple subtraction.
#18 - March 09, 2012, 04:25 PM
BACKHOE JOE, HarperCollins, 2014
FAMOUSLY PHOEBE, Sterling, 2017
ALL IN A DROP, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019

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Not exactly what you're asking about, but sashay over to Ev's site and you'll find the super resource of all resources on fun math activities-

http://evelynchristensen.com/
#19 - March 09, 2012, 07:35 PM
THE VOICE OF THUNDER, WiDo Publishing
THERE'S A TURKEY AT THE DOOR, Hometown520

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This is a funny math book: 1 + 1 = 5 And Other Unlikely Additions by David LaRochelle. It's a collection of surprising (but plausible) math facts. 1 + 1 = 3? 1 unicorn + 1 goat = 3 horns! 1 + 1 = 6? 1 duet + 1 quartet = 6 musicians! I love it,  my kids love it!
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This one's out of print, but it's not that old and you may be able to find it:

ONE FOR ME, ONE FOR YOU by CC Cameron, illustrated by Grace Lin.
#21 - March 22, 2012, 10:18 AM
Adventures of Jenna V. Series
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Anne Bradstreet: America's Puritan Poet
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Bean Thirteen by Matthew McElligott
Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh
#22 - March 22, 2012, 11:05 AM

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For the first and second graders, Kane Press has a popular series called MATH MATTERS (http://www.kanepress.com/intro-mm.html). They're following it up with a new series called MOUSE MATH for the littler kids, but I think the first titles won't come out till August or thereabouts.

My daughter liked those Stuart Murphy math picture books, too.
#23 - March 22, 2012, 11:41 AM
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My students really liked APPLE FRACTIONS.
#24 - March 22, 2012, 12:45 PM
The GILDED series (Skyscape/ACP)
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There's an article on School Library Journal that lists several picture books for teaching math.  It's called, "As Easy as Pi: Picture books are perfect for teaching math":
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6727275.html

Also, author Susanna Hill features books reviewed by fellow writers on "Perfect Picture Book Friday."  It's great, because there's an alphabetical and by category list of books that have been reviewed, and the reviews usually include resources and activities pertaining to each book.
http://susannahill.blogspot.com/p/just-right-books.html

Here are two off her list along with the reviews:
100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler
http://gradeonederful.blogspot.com/2012/02/perfect-picture-book-friday.html

What's the Difference by Suzanne Slade
http://joannamarple.com/?p=2665


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