The following are math mentor texts by concept/skill. Each text has been linked to a synopsis/review, and some have a link to a student response sheet, lesson plan, online interactive, and/or activity. Please note that texts are written for various levels of understanding within a concept/skill. Enjoy your look around!

**Using Children’s Books to Teach Math – FREE Marilyn Burns Webinar**

**Teaching Math with Picture Books, Part 1**

**Teaching Math with Picture Books, Part 2**

* The Big Buck Adventure* by Shelly Gill

*The Big Buck Adventure*Response Sheet* The Coin Counting Book* by Rozanne Lanczak Williams

*The Coin Counting Book*Response Sheet* Pigs Will Be Pigs: Fun with Math and Money* by Amy Akelrod

* Money Madness* by David A. Adler

* Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money* by Emily Jenkins

**Repeated Addition/Multiplication:**

* Amanda Bean’s Amazing Dream: A Mathematical Story* by Cindy Neuschwander

**— Scholastic.com**

*Amanda Bean’s Amazing*Dream Lesson* Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book* by Paul Giganti, Jr.

*Each Orange Had 8 Slices*Class Book Activity* Spunky Monkey on Parade* by Stuart J. Murphy

* The Best of Times* by Greg Tang

*The Best of Times*Online Interactive at GregTangMath**Greg Tang’s Learning the Basic Times Tables – PDF**

**2 x 2 = Boo: A Set of Spooky Multiplication **** Stories **by Loreen Leedy

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*2 x 2 = Boo*from the Author* Lion’s Share* by Matthew McElligott

* 1 + 1 = 5: And Other Unlikely Additions* by David LaRochelle

**Teacher’s Guide: davidrochelle.com**

**1 + 1 = 5 Teaching Ideas: Shannon’s Book Nook*** 365 Penguins* by Jean-Luc Fromental

* Math Attack* by Joan Horton

* Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do* by Stuart J. Murphy

**Too Many Kangaroo Activities*** Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar* by Masaichiro Anno

**Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar Lesson**

**Measurement & Scale:**

* How Big is a Foot?* by Rolf Myller

*How Big is a Foot?*Illuminations Lesson – NCTM**Illustrated Mathematics Lesson Plan**

* Super Sand Castle Saturday* by Stuart J. Murphy

* Measuring Penny *by Loreen Leedy

* Inchworm and a Half* by Elinor J. Pinczes

*Inchworm and a Half*NCTM Lesson – Membership Required* How Tall, How Short, How Far Away?* by David A. Adler

* The Long and Short of It* by Cheryl Nathan

* Actual Size* by Steve Jenkens

* Twelve Snails to One Lizard* by Susan Hightower

* Ernest the Moose that Doesn’t Fit* by Catherine Rayner

**Ernest the Moose Activity*** Twice my Size* by Adrian Mitchell

**Twice my Size Activity**

* Fraction Action* by Loreen Leedy

* Give Me Half!* by Stuart J. Murphy

* My Half Day* by Doris Fisher and Dani Sneed

*My Half Day*Publisher Preview*My Half Day*Teaching Guide and Activities – Doris Fisher’s Website* Polar Bear Math: Learning About Fractions with Klondike and Snow *by Anne Whitehead Nagda

* Fractions = Trouble!* by Claudia Mills

* Fraction Fun* by David A. Adler

* Working with Fractions* by David A. Adler

* Piece = Part = Portion: Fractions = Decimals = Percents* by Scott Gifford

* The Greedy Triangle* by Marylin Burns

* Seeing Symmetry* by Loreen Leedy

**FREE Book Activities for**

*Seeing Symmetry*from the Author* Shape Up!: Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons* by David A. Adler

* Shape by Shape* by Suse McDonald

* When a Line Bends, A Shape Begins* by Gowler Green

* Spaghetti and Meatballs for All* by Marilyn Burns

*Spaghetti and Meatballs for All*5th & 6th Grade Lesson – Math Solutions**The Best Math Shape Books for Kids** at Books Kids Love

* Big, Better, Best *by Stuart J. Murphy

* Perfect Square* by Michael Hall

* One Hundred Angry Ants* by Elinor J. Pinczes

**Lesson Plan via Marilyn Burns – Math Solutions**

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**One Hundred Angry Ants Lesson**

* Ten Apples Up on Top* by Dr Seuss writing as Theo LeSieg

**Activities at MathWire.com**

* Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On* by Lois Ehlert

* Counting Crocodiles* by Judy Sierra

**A Lesson with Kindergarteners – MathSoultions**

**Counting Books for Kids** at Children’s Books Guide

* Ten Black Dots* by Donald Crews

**Print and Go Fun for Ten Black Dots: Little Miss Kindergarten**

**Ten Black Dots – Writer’s Workshop: A Place Called Kindergarten*** Christopher Counting* by Valeri Gorbachev

* Eggs and Legs: Counting by Two* by Michael Dahl

* Quack and Counting* by Keith Baker

* One Bear Lost* by Karen Hayles

**Odd & Even:**

* Missing Mittens* by Stuart J. Murphy

**Lessons and Activities at Books Kids Love**

* My Even Day *by Doris Fisher and Dani Sneed

*My Even Day*Teaching Guide and Activities – Doris Fisher’s Website* One Odd Day* by Doris Fisher and Dani Sneed

*One Odd Day*Teaching Guide and Activities – Doris Fisher’s Website

**Number Concepts & Computation:**

** Mission Addition** by Loreen Leedy

** Subtraction Action** by Loreen Leedy

** Double the Ducks** by Stuart J. Murphy

* Two of Everything* by Lily Toy Hong

*Two Of Everything*Illuminations Lesson – NCTM* Math-terpieces* by Greg Tang

*Math-terpieces*Online Interactive – GregTangMath* Math Fables* by Greg Tang

*Math Fables*– GregTangMath* Math Fables Too* by Greg Tang

*Math Fables Too Read Aloud (Click on Microphone in upper left-hand corner) – GregTangMath*** A Million Dots **by Andrew Clements

* Equal Shmequal* by Virginia Kroll

**Equal Shmequal Activity**

**Equal Shmequal 3rd Grade Lesson Plan*** Just Enough Carrots* by Stuart J. Murphy

**Just Enough Carrots Activities*** One Potato, Two Potato* by Cynthia DeFelice

* One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab* by April Pulley Sayre

**One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab Lesson*** The Rabbit Problem *by Emily Gravett

**The Rabbit Problem Lesson*** Arithme-Tickle *by J. Patrick Lewis

* One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Tale *by Demi

** The King’s Commissioners** by Marilyn Burns

* Earth Day—Hooray! *by Stuart J. Murphy

**Earth Day–Hooray Activities*** If You Made a Million* by David M. Schwartz

* A Place for Zero: A Math Adventure* by Angeline Sparagna Lopresti

**Problem Solving, Puzzles, & Riddles:**

* The Grapes of Math* by Greg Tang

*The Grapes of Math*Online Interactive – GregTangMath* Math for All Seasons* by Greg Tang

*Math for All Seasons*Online Interactive – GregTangMath* Math Appeal* by Greg Tang

*Math Appeal*Online Interactive – GregTangMath* Math Potatoes* by Greg Tang

*Math Potatoes*Online Interactive – GregTangMath

** The Great Graph Contest** by Loreen Leedy

* Tiger Math: Learning to Graph from a Baby Tiger* by Ann Whitehead Nagda

* Tally O’Malley* by Stuart J. Murphy

* Lemonade for Sale* by Stuart J. Murphy

**Division:**

* Bean Thirteen* by Math McElligott (Also great for odd/even)

**Ideas for using**

*Bean Thirteen*on Author’s Website** A Remainder of One **by Elinor J. Pinczes

*A Reminder of One*5th Grade Lesson Plan – Math Solutions* The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon* by Dayle Ann Dodds

* Divide and Ride* by Stuart J. Murphy

*Divide and Ride*3rd Grade Lesson Plan – Math Solutions** The Doorbell Rang** by Pat Hutchins

**Division Activity: Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational*** The Multiplying Menace Divides* by Pam Calvert

**Time:**

** The Clock Struck One: A Time Telling Tale** by Trudy Harris

* Telling Time with Big Mama Cat* by Dan Harper

* One Minute* by Somin Ahn

** Missing Math: A Math Mystery** by Loreen Leedy

**FREE**

*Missing Math*Book Report Activity from the Author*by Jon Sciezka*

**The Math Curse****Solving the Math Curse!: Reading and Writing Math Word Problems – ReadWriteThink**

** A Very Improbable Story** by Edward Einhorn