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Math Books for Primary Grades

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

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Jump, Leap, Count Sheep!

A Canadian Wildlife 123

by Geraldo Valério
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: counting & numbers, zoology

Here they come… one bighorn sheep jumping, two grebes dancing, three mantids hunting, and many more Canadian critters to count! Each spread presents a number from 1 to 10, along with a playful depiction of the corresponding amount of Canadian wildlife. Each number is shown as a figure, a word, and a quantity of dots to support comprehension. Eve …

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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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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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Shaping Up Summer

by Lizann Flatt, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: size & shape, seasons, geometry

As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found in everyday plants and animals. What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would spiders draw pictures in their webs? Would narwhals sort blocks of ice by shape? Would insects know what’s above and what …

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Shapes in Math, Science and Nature

Squares, Triangles and Circles

by Catherine Sheldrick Ross, illustrated by Bill Slavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: geometry, size & shape

The three books in the popular Shapes in Math, Science and Nature series, Squares, Triangles and Circles, are now available in one amazing compilation. The design has been refreshed, and the text by Catherine Sheldrick Ross has been lightly updated. What makes the compilation so unique and just plain interesting is how many topics it manages to cov …

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Counting on Fall

by Lizann Flatt, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: counting & numbers

As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found by observing everyday plants and animals.

 

What if animals and plants knew math, just like you? Would leaves fall in patterns? Would whales enter a race? In Counting on Fall, the first title in the Math in Nature ser …

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Sizing Up Winter

by Lizann Flatt, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: size & shape, seasons

As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found in everyday plants and animals.
What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would snowflakes all fall from the same height in the sky? Would otters spread themselves evenly across lakes? Would groundhogs be …

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Sorting through Spring

by Lizann Flatt, illustrated by Ashley Barron, designed by Claudia Dávila
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: counting & numbers, seasons

As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found by observing everyday plants and animals. What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would flowers bloom in patterns? Would raindrops fall in rhythm? Would birds balance evenly on branches? In Sorting thro …