How many pennies go into a quarter? How many quarters make up a dollar? Math skills go a long way when trying to count money. Learn how math and money go together in this title for young counters.
Money comes in many shapes and sizes beyond the green paper found in a cash register. Young students will learn the basics of cash, coins, checks, and even credit cards. Learn to master money in this title for young readers.
Harriet delivers the mail each day, carrying loads of letters and packages in her humongous pouch. After a long week of work, she decides to take time off to go to the beach with her little Joey. Along the way, she encounters a group of hilarious marsupials who ask Harriet to carry their stuff -- from swim fins to a kayak. Poor good-natured Harriet cannot say no until . . .
Penelope Parker lives with penguins! Short ones, tall ones; young and old--the penguins are from all over the Southern Hemisphere including some that live near the equator! Do the penguin antics prove too much for her to handle? Children count and then compare and contrast ten different penguin species as they learn geography.
Animals, like people, enjoy spending time with their friends and family. Many groups of animals have their own unique names. Did you know group of gorillas is a called a band? And a bunch of billy goats is a tribe? Following in the footsteps of Multiply on the Fly (multiplication), What's New at the Zoo? (addition) and What's the Difference? (subtraction), this rhythmic, fun-to-read-aloud book introduces children to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs and more.
Two friends take off on a butterfly hunt, only to find themselves tangled in a mathematics net! Written in rhyme, award-winning author Barbara Mariconda takes you along as the narrator, Rose, and her friend Ed race to see who can catch the most butterflies on this addition adventure. "How many in all? Let's add them again!" shout the butterfly hunters. Who will win? Ten for Me makes math fun, easy, and entertaining, while adding a touch of the natural world into cross-curricular education.
From pirate bugs to spittlebugs to lovely Luna moths, children will love learning about the world's insects in Multiply on the Fly! Following in the footsteps of What's New at the Zoo? and What's the Difference, this rhythmic book teaches multiplication in a way that will make children "bug" you for more. Teeming with fun facts, readers will multiply with a variety of insects, including daring dragonflies, hungry honeybees, and stealthy walking sticks.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a wolf? What would you do in the cold winter months? Where would you sleep? What would you eat? Spend a year in the world of wolves in One Wolf Howls. This adventurous children's book uses the months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings. The lively, realistic illustrations of Susan Detwiler complement the rhyming text and bring each month to life. From January to December, howl, frolic, and dance, while learning important lessons page-by-page! The "For Creative Minds" learning section includes a "Wolf Communications Matching" and "Wolf Calendar" activity.
You can celebrate the huge difference caring people make for endangered animals while you practice subtraction skills. In this sequel to her popular addition title, What's New at the Zoo?, Slade presents a new subtraction problem in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads by illustrator, Joan Waites. So join in the celebration of our world's precious animals with this exciting title, and have fun practicing math skills along the way! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Endangered Animal Vocabulary, Food Chains and Webs, Missing Links in Food Chains, Endangered Animals, and Fact Families.
Packy the Packrat's mother has had enough! It's time that he sorts through his ever-growing collection of trinkets and puts them away. Told in rhyme, the text leads the reader to participate in the sorting process by categorizing Packy's piles of things according to like characteristics and attributes. The story promotes and reinforces analogous thinking--a critical thinking skill in math, science, and life. In the "For Creative Minds" education section at the back of the book, the reader can explore even more attributes and characteristics of objects, including color, size, texture, shape, and material.
This humorous, rhythmic, read-aloud story is about a young boy who awakens to find that everything around him is odd. He has one shoe, his shirt has three sleeves, and his dog has five legs! Children and adults will delight in finding all the odd things hidden in the art. The "For Creative Minds" section includes odd fun facts, an odd coloring chart a "How Odd?" Oddities section, a Creative Sparks supplement and a counting activity.
The wacky fun continues as a young boy awakens to find a half-head of hair. After chugging down his glass of milk that's two-thirds gooey paste, he and his friend are off to camp for a day of fraction fun and an out-of-this world soccer game. The first two books in the series, One Odd Day and My Even Day, won a Learning Magazine's 2008 Teachers' Choice Award for Children's Books. As with the series' other books, the imaginative illustrations are sure to please young readers as they scour the pages for countless oddities hidden in the art! The "For Creative Minds" learning section includes "Fractions Around Us" and "A Special Pizza" Party activities.
In this delightful, rhythmic sequel to One Odd Day, the young boy awakens to find that it is another strange day--now everything is even, and his mother has two heads! This time, a school field trip to the zoo is dealt with in an odd, but even-handed manner. And, like its predecessor, children will spend hours looking for all the hidden objects in the incredible art. Square it all off with more "number fun" in the "For Creative Minds" section.
Count backwards from 10 to 1 during one of the most colorful times of year: fall. Learn about the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall: aspen, birch, maple, oak, chestnut, linden, pine, beech, dogwood, and sweet gum. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Plant parts, Leaves--the shape of it all, What Good are Plants?, and Match the Leaves Activity.
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.
A Math Adventure! Julie Ellis and Phyllis Hornung Peacock team up once again to explore Pythagorean ratios in this humorous sequel to What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? Pythagoras and his cousins want to win a music contest, but first they must figure out how to play their instruments in tune, something that's never been done before. While trying to fix the problem, Pythagoras makes an important discovery--notes that sound pleasant together have a certain mathematical relationship. When Pythagoras applies this ratio to his cousins' pipes and lyres, the result is music to the ears. This book is good for your brain because: Mathematical problem solving, Ratios, Measuring, Musical Theory, History of Instruments
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Step into the unknown and find balance in math equations. This book, with rhyming text, explores how to solve equations by checking that both sides are balanced. By using visual representations and sample questions, students will master one-variable equations. This book will allow students to write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
Positive and negative numbers are addressed in this fun book with rhyming text. Learn all about absolute value, how to compare and order numbers, rational values, and four quadrant graphing, with easy to understand examples and practice exercises. So, hop on the number line and start learning more about numbers. This book will allow students to recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
Through this rhyming text with a catchy title and colorful graphics, students will enjoy learning about graphing in a groovy way! The book is designed to make this math concept easy to understand and is filled with examples and question/answer based exercises. So, jump on the grid lines and find out all you need to know about groovy graphing! This book will allow students to recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
Multiplying and dividing fractions can be a funky mess if you dont take the right steps. The rhyming text in this book will help students understand, in a fun way, just how to tackle these fractions with step-by-step directions and visual representations. Students can then practice what they learned by completing the sample problems! This book will allow students to apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.
Decimals have never been more fun to learn about than in this rhyming text with step-by-step shortcuts on mastering how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals. Place value, digits, multiplying by powers of ten, models, and practice exercises, all with color-coded answer keys are just a fraction of what will help students learn just how dandy decimals can be! This book will allow students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Dont be scared of division, just dive right in! With guided instruction, tips, and rhyming text, students will understand how to divide with various techniques. Sample problems allow students to show what they know. This book will allow students to understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division and solve problems.
Get to the bottom of fractions with this rhyming title about dynamic denominators. Understand the importance of like denominators when comparing fractions and how to convert fractions so they have the same denominator! Students will gain a better understanding of this math concept with the help of step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems. This book will allow students to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.
This book is designed to make a point about decimals! With the rhyming text and catchy title, students will learn that adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing decimals is not scary at all. With step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems, students will have the confidence to solve these dazzling decimal problems! This book will allow students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths.