Browse Abstracts (199 total)

| by Burns, Marilyn

When Mr. and Mrs. Comfort decide to have a family reunion, they start making plans for their guests, including where everyone is going to sit. When people start to arrive, things start getting interesting. Eventually everything works out after some mathematical thinking.

| by Grossman, Bill

A little girl can eat almost anything -- except her peas!An excellent counting book for young children.

| by Murphey, Stuart J.

When Farmer Bill begins to get dressed in his warm winter clothes, he finds he only has one mitten. Therefore, he has an odd number and he doesn't have a pair!When he checks on his animals in the barn he finds that they're missing mittens also. They find the footprints that lead to the mitten thief. Who could it be?

| by Scieszka, Jon

Don't let math overwhelm you!Your teacher can help you so math is not a curse. Or will she?

| by Pallotta, Jerry

It's not everyday that aliens invade your classroom and teach math!Come along for the ride as aliens from outer space use twizzlers to explain numbers as fractions, decimals, and percentages. See how numbers are used in everyday situations, sports, and school. This math lesson is certainly out of this world.

| by Haber, Jon Z.

Enjoy this pop-up book version of the song This Old Man.

| by Trinca, Rod//Argent, Kerry

The numbers one through fourteen are introduced by illustrating fourteen Australian animals and using rhyming sentences.

| by Hubbard, Woodleigh

Animals and actions illustrate each number one through twelve. For example, 3 is for jumping, 7 is for fishing, and 12 is for balancing.

| by Withers, C.//Jackson, A.

You will laugh and have fun with these jokes, riddles, limericks, and songs. Which one is your favorite?

| by Hoban, Tana

Sequential photographs show the numbers, 1 through 100

| by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Have fun with your cereal, even after breakfast time!Counting is made easy with Cheerios and fruits. Practice counting to ten, counting teens, and seeing patterns of tens.

| by Murphy, Stuart J.

The clubhouse is falling apart, but how will the kids get the money to fix it?They decide to sell lemonade to make money. Each of the kids is given a different job, including graphing the number of cups sold. Not only do the kids learn how to cooperate, they learn a little about graphing too.

| by McMillan, B.

It is 7:00 a.m. and it is time to wake up. Breakfast is at 8:00 a.m. and school begins at 9:00 a.m. After a long day, it is time to go to bed at 9:00 p.m.

| by Hughes, Shirley

More than twenty rhymes tell about the daily life and activities of a young girl named Annie Rose. The playful poems cover several topics including animals, people, seasons, routines and adventures that children love.

| by Lottridge, Celia

Max and Josephine plant a garden, counting the seeds as they go. When the plants grow, they count the food of their harvest.

| by Sturges, Phileman

In this repetitive story, two children catch ten fireflies and keep them in a jar. Eventually they release them one by one.

| by Falwell, Cathyrn

Ten turtles rest on a log. Startled by various sounds, they jump in one-by-one from around the pond then rest in the water for the night.

| by Aker, Suzanne

What comes in two's?Some of the things are two pieces of bread for a sandwich, two body parts, and two wings on a bird. What comes in three's?Three wheels on a tricycle, three meals each day, and three primary colors. Can you come up with thing that comes in four's?

| by Merriam, Eve

This rhyming book uses the numbers one through ten in the fashion of one, two buckle my shoe.

| by Johnston, Tony

A little boy thinks that whales count when they sing. He believes that whales don't just make noise.
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