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Math in History

Gerry Bailey, Saranne Taylor (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189648

Math is everywhere - in nature, in machines, in space and even in us! At first, it might not be obvious but this cross-curricular series leads young readers all around our mathematical world. Using a topic-based approach each title explores and explains how math can be found in almost everything we do.

Math

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846289

Highlights fascinating facts about math, from the invention of zero to numbers too large to write out. Learn about the ancient Egyptian god that represents one million, the magic of the number 9, the infinite digits of pi, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

From Rags to Riches

Christine Dugan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383526

In this inspiring and informative nonfiction title, readers will learn the ways that people start from almost nothing to become millionaires and billionaires. Through examples of hard work and smart financial decisions, readers gain an understanding of how to invest money responsibly in stocks, commodities, bonds, and mutual funds while also learning the various ways that people have been successful in entrepreneurships. Informational text, fascinating facts, and a glossary of useful terms work in conjunction with vibrant images and inspirational examples to engage readers from cover to cover.

Twenty-Dollar Bills

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503820562

Introduces readers to the fundamental concepts of a twenty-dollar bill, highlights various security features, and explores its history. Additional features to aid comprehension include labeled diagrams, critical-thinking questions, fun facts, a map of where money is made, and a profile of Andrew Jackson, whose face marks the front of the twenty-dollar bill.

Tomar el tiempo

Dianne Irving (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391705

Learn the basics of measuring time in this engaging title that has been translated into Spanish! Review the history of time measurement, seeing many ways people have measured time in the past and continue to today! In the past, people used sundials, water clocks, and sandglasses to measure time. Now, we have very accurate and widely used units of time, like months, days, and years. Learn all about units of measurement, time zones, daylight savings time, and STEM themes! Vibrant images, simple practice problems, and helpful mathematical diagrams simplify time measurement so readers will feel more confident measuring time in their daily lives.

En la estación de bomberos

Dianne Irving (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391699

Take a trip to the fire station to learn how firefighters use measurement to put out fires! This engaging, Spanish-translated title takes young readers through the history of firefighting and the development of fire engines, teaching them how firefighters have measured extinguishing water throughout the years. Firefighters used to carry three-gallon buckets of water to toss on a fire! Some old water tanks held 90 gallons of water! These fun facts, paired with related practice problems, help readers learn more about measurement, volume, perimeter, and STEM topics.

At the Fire Station

Dianne Irving (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391378

Take a trip to the fire station to learn how firefighters use measurement to put out fires! This engaging title takes young readers through the history of firefighting and the development of fire engines, teaching them how firefighters have measured extinguishing water throughout the years. Firefighters used to carry three-gallon buckets of water to toss on a fire! Some old water tanks held 90 gallons of water! These fun facts, paired with related practice problems, help readers learn more about measurement, volume, perimeter, and STEM topics.

The World of Trade

Andrew Einspruch (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391309

Everyone is a trader in the world of trade! While most readers use money to trade things, people used to barter and bargain! Teach young readers how they can trade things every day by buying or selling goods and services. Vibrant images, practical examples, diagrams, and mathematical charts all make it fun and easy to learn more about trading. Children will learn about all sorts of markets, including floating markets, online markets, and the stock market. This book introduces readers to the world of commerce, encouraging them to practice number patterns and various mathematical and STEM skills.

Buy It! History of Money

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380341

What did people use to buy things before money was invented? Where is money made? Find out in this inviting book that informs readers about coins, paper money, the Federal Reserve, exchange rates, and checking accounts. Featuring a timeline of money's history, detailed photos, stimulating facts, clear, informational text, and a glossary that will assist in improving vocabulary, readers will be stimulated from cover to cover.

T is for Time

Marie Smith, Roland Smith (authors), Rene Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781633621299

T is for a Time Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explore the concept of time, from explaining basic units of measurement to showcasing important scientific achievements. Topics include famous inventors (Albert Einstein and John Harrison) and important structures and landmarks (Kulkulkan Pyramid and Big Ben). Budding scientists will discover what world-famous stone structure is believed to be an early calendar, follow the voyages of explorer Ferdinand Magellan to better understand the International Date Line, and learn to tell time using the Zulu time system.

Shapes

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828328

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Numbers

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828335

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Place and Direction

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828342

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Measures

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828359

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Codes

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828366

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Mazes

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828373

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Chance and Probabilities

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828380

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Sets

Steve Way, Felicia Law (author), David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828397

Maths made approachable, accessible and fun! These books are packed with activities, stories, information and challenges. Covering a whole range of maths topics, they examine the origins of mathematical thought and usage, how maths has changed and how it has become part of our everyday lives.

Structures and Buildings

Felicia Law & Gerry Bailey (author), Mike Philips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828533

Leo is a genius. His pet cat named Pallas is not! But together they come up with some brilliant inventions. Full of brainy ideas and way ahead of his (Stone Age time, Leo tackles inventions that will change the way people live and work for hundreds of years to come. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) forms an important focus of learning in schools worldwide.

Energy and Movement

Felicia Law & Gerry Bailey (author), Mike Philips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828519

Leo is a genius. His pet cat named Pallas is not! But together they come up with some brilliant inventions. Full of brainy ideas and way ahead of his (Stone Age time, Leo tackles inventions that will change the way people live and work for hundreds of years to come. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) forms an important focus of learning in schools worldwide.

Dinosaur Shapes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193230

Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.

M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet

Debbie Shoulders, Michael Shoulders (authors), Marty Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781634704274

This alphabet book brings the topic of economics down to a child's level, using tangible examples and scenarios to explain complex ideas. M is for Money uses snappy rhymes and expository text to introduce subjects ranging from supply and demand to taxes. Dynamic and witty artwork brings each topic to life.

Times Square: A New York Number Book

Ann E. Burg (author), Maureen K. Brookfield (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531368

A perfect companion to our "E is for Empire: A New York State Alphabet", "Times Square: A New York State Number Book" teaches children about numbers, using state landmarks, historical events, and famous faces; from finger lakes to the stitches on a baseball, readers of all ages will know the number they represent and their ties to New York. There are so many number questions to answer about New York State. Where do the two lions -- Patience and Fortitude -- reside? Can you name the six major Finger Lakes? Can you name the five boroughs of New York City? Ann E. Burg is the author of E is for Empire: A New York State Alphabet. She lives in Albany, New York. Maureen K. Brookfield has illustrated several books including E is for Empire: A New York State Alphabet. She lives in Marshfield, Massachusetts.

The History of Money

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733584

Introduces the history of money and discusses its development from items such as shells and furs to legal tender; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?

Julie Ellis (author), Phyllis Hornung Peacock (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570911507

Young Pythagoras can't seem to stay out of trouble. Every time he tries to help, people get angry. What's a curious kid to do? On a trip to Egypt, Pythagoras' curiosity helps him discover the secret of the right triangle. A clever introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem.