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Math Books for Junior Grades

Created by craigriggs
  • Age: 6 to 14
  • Grade: 1 to 9
tagged: MP-0318, math and numeracy
A featured selection of curriculum-linked books prepared by Helen Kubiw.

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Lines, Bars and Circles

How William Playfair Invented Graphs

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Marie-Ève Tremblay
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: science & technology

Born in Scotland more than 250 years ago, William Playfair was a dreamer who “saw the world differently from other people.” Unfortunately, this difference sometimes got in the way of his success. Early on, as he attempted to apply his unique perspective to a series of career opportunities in order to gain “riches! fame! glory!” he instead s …

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The Great Number Rumble

Revised Edition

by Cora Lee & Gillian O'Reilly, illustrated by Lil Crump
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: counting & numbers

Discover the many places where mathematical ideas are surprisingly hidden.

Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in JeremyÕs town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important, but fun. Running parallel to the fictional narrative are …

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Hungry for Math

Poems to Munch On

by Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt-Fleming, illustrated by Peggy Collins
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous

Kari-Lynn Winters and Lori Sherritt-Fleming team up again for another poetry collection for young readers with the emphasis on math concepts including measuring time, patterns, counting, symmetry, numbers, shapes, estimating and more!

He was hungry for math, always ready to munch.
Math for his breakfast, math for his lunch.He'd pig out on pie chart …

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If

A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

by David J. Smith, illustrated by Steve Adams
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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“Some things are so huge or so old that it's hard to wrap your mind around them. But what if we took these big, hard-to-imagine objects and events and compared them to things we can see, feel and touch? Instantly, we'd see our world in a whole new way.” So begins this endlessly intriguing guide to better understanding all those really big ideas …

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The Secret Life of Money

A Kid's Guide to Cash

by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Clayton Hanmer, designed by Samantha Edwards
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: money, business & economics

If discussing money is a difficult task for adults, it’s doubly so where kids are involved. Not only is the subject loaded with cryptic jargon (mortgages? Bull markets? Huh?), but it often fails to click with how a kid sees his or her world. Many preteens and young teens do not yet have a job, and even if they do, their responsibilities with thei …

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Mathemagic!

Number Tricks

by Lynda Colgan, illustrated by Jane Kurisu
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: magic

An introduction to the magic of math that will engage even the most math-reluctant kid.

Mathakazam! With this book, math becomes magic for kids! The secrets revealed in Mathemagic will have kids outwitting everyone with their superior computational skills, mystifying friends by plucking secret numbers from their minds and learning the mathematical …

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If America Were a Village

A Book about the People of the United States

by David J. Smith, illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology, sociology

America, with all its diversity, is not easily defined. David J. Smith's If America Were a Village takes a snapshot - past, present and future - to help define America for children. Using the same successful metaphor of the international bestseller If the World Were a Village, the book shrinks down America to a village of 100. The metaphor helps ch …

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If the World Were a Village

A Book about the World’s People

by David J. Smith, illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: other

The 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages — updated with new content and insights about the world's people. First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting "world-mindedness" by imagining the world's population — all 6.8 billion of us — as a …