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Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book

Matt Napier (author), Melanie Rose (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531900

The companion volume to our bestselling, Blue Spruce Award winner, Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet. Like our alphabet series our counting books are written in a two-tier format with charming poems for young readers and expository text for older readers. Young sports fans see numbers everywhere--the scoreboard, the retired jerseys in the rafters, the numerology of sports stats--and Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book delivers them faster than an assist from the Great One, number 99 himself. Hat Tricks Count will answer many of the fast paced questions kids have. What is a Hat Trick, anyway? Cross checking, high sticking, and hooking penalties add up to what? Who scored more career goals--Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky?

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.

No Year of the Cat

Mary Dodson Wade (author), Nicole Wong (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531078

The Emperor has a problem. He wants his people to remember the year in which his son was born. But there is no way to keep track of the years. So the Emperor devises a race in which animals will cross a river. The first twelve animals to reach the opposite side will have a year named after them. Thus, the people will be able to remember the years and the events that occurred. And so the race is set. Rat, knowing he is no match for the rushing water, schemes with Cat on how to cross the river. Together the two convince Ox to carry them across. But halfway across the river, Rat shows his true colors. Will Cat make it to the other side? Which animals will have a year named after them? Accompanied by exquisite watercolor artwork, this charming story explains the origins of the Chinese calendar.

Cash Kat

Linda Joy Singleton (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628557497

Gram Hatter and Kat set off on an adventure. Gram quickly folds up a pirate hat and places it on Kats head and they begin their mission to help clean up the city park. Volunteering turns into a treasure hunt as Kat finds pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and even a dollar. With each discovery Kat gets a new hat and Gram Hatter teaches Kat how to count her coins as they pick up litter at the park. When Kat adds up her money, theres enough for ice cream. Or should she donate the money to support the park instead?

Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race

Marianne Berkes (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628556506

A retelling of the classic story with a math twist. Henry Hare was always bragging about how fast he was. One day he challenges Tessie Tortoise to a mile-long race up the hill. Henry leaps ahead for the first eighth of a mile. As Tessie approaches, he bounds ahead again. Fractions and distance measurements mark their progress as Tessie and Henry race to the finish line.

Fibonacci Zoo

Tom Robinson (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628555806

When Eli and his father visit an unusual zoo, they count the creatures in each exhibit. Eli sees one alligator, then one bison, and next two camels. Soon a number pattern emerges and Eli thinks he can predict how many animals will be in the next exhibit. Explore the zoo with Eli as he runs ahead to test his hypothesis.

Monster Needs One More

Natalie Marshall (author), Natalie Marshall (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053574

More is better! Natalie Marshalls goofy monsters made their debut in a book about monsters and manners - Monster Be Good! This time, its monsters and math, as every monster-member of this funny, grumpy, not-too-scary gang counts jelly beans, teddy bears, apples, donuts, toys, and even kisses. What do they all have in common? They all want ONE MORE! As each monster gets his wish, kids can chime in with the new number that ONE MORE adds up to. When the next-to-last monster gets TEN goodnight kisses, ONE mom-ster hug is just enough to cap off this tale of merry monster-math! Entertaining as it educates, Monster Needs One More! offers a perfect primer for introducing preschoolers to counting and addition. Who could ask for more?

Ten Little Fish

Harriet Ziefert (author), Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609055783

Teachers and parents of ESL students will cheer when they discover the Hola, English! series, as will those seeking to expose English-speaking kids to Spanish. Ten Little Fish combines numbers with simple adjectives (fish above, fish below; seven fish, fast and slow) and simple verbs (swim and dive fish, here are five fish).

The Stock Market

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733591

Introduces the stock market and related issues such as shares, investing, and dividends; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

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.

Taxes

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733577

Introduces taxes and explains what they are, how they are collected, and what they are used for; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Supply and Demand

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733560

Introduces supply and demand, defining what they are, what affects them, and how they affect business; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Simple Machines

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731603

Explains what simple machines are and what they do; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different simple machine concepts.

Soccer: Math on the Field

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234171

Discover how math applies to the game of soccer, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.

Screws

Lyn Sirota (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733430

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to keep objects locked together. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how screws are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Pulleys

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733423

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to lift and lower objects. They learn about fixed and movable pulleys and when it is best to use each. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how pulleys are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Payment Methods

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733553

Introduces payment methods including cash, checks, and credit; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Measuring Volume

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733508

In this book, readers learn what volume is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about volumes of liquids and solids.

Measuring Weight

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733515

In this book, readers learn what gravity is and how it impacts weight. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about balances, scales, and estimating weights.

Managing Money

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733546

Introduces money management, including how to create a budget and the importance of spending, saving, and donating; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Hockey: Math at the Rink

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234324

Discover how math applies to the game of hockey, from the length of the rink to the calculation of players' stats.

Basketball: Math on the Court

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234157

Discover how math applies to the game of basketball, from the length of the court to the calculation of players' stats.

Bartering

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733539

Introduces bartering and explains what it is, its benefits and challenges, and what makes a good transaction; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Banking

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

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733522

Introduces banking and explains services such as savings accounts and loans, banking insurance, and being a dependable borrower; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Push and Pull With Big Machines

Nicola Lopetz (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502493

Big machines used in this book to explore force and motion. Important science words like push, pull, machines, and force highlighted in sidebars throughout.