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Math Literature

Math Literature

NUMBER AND NUMERATION

Counting

  • How Many Kisses Do You Want Tonight? by Varsha Bajaj
  • Moja Means One: A Swahili Counting Book by Muriel Feelings
  • Ten Terrible Dinosaurs by Paul Stickland

Big Numbers

  • Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Mitsumasa Anno
  • A Million Fish... More or Less by Patricia C. McKissak
  • How Much Is a Million? by David M. Schwartz

100th Day

  • Counting Our Way to the 100th Day by Betsy Franco
  • 100th Day of Bug School by Lisa McCourt
  • Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten by Joseph Slate

Other Numeration Books

  • Spaghetti and Meatballs for All: A Mathematical Story by Marilyn Burns
  • How the Stars Fell Into the Sky: A Navajo Legend by Jerrie Oughton
  • The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey and Don Wood

MEASUREMENT AND REFERENCE FRAMES

Measurement

  • Who Sank the Boat? by Pam Adams
  • Is It Larger? Is It Smaller? by Tana Hoban
  • Inchworm and a Half by Elinor J. Pinczes

Clocks and Calendars

  • The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
  • One Lighthouse, One Moon by Anita Lobel
  • Cookie's Week by Cindy Ward

Money

  • A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban
  • Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst
  • A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams

GEOMETRY

Shapes

  • The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns
  • Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley
  • Icky Bug Shapes Book by Jerry Pallotta

Spatial Relationships

  • Where Do I Live? by Neil Chesanow
  • Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
  • Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney

PATTERNS, FUNCTIONS AND ALGEBRA

Sorting

  • How Many Snails? by Paul Giganti, Jr.
  • 3 Little Firefighters by Stuart J. Murphy
  • The BUtton Box by Margarette S. Reid

Visual and Auditory Patterns

  • Market Day: A Story Told with Folk Art by Lois Ehlert
  • Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins
  • Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt by Barbara Smucker

Patterned Language

  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
  • I Went Walking by Sue Williams

DATA AND CHANCE

Data and Probability

  • Wacky Wednesday by Theodore LeSieg
  • Best Vacation Ever by Stuart J. Murphy
  • And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss

OPERATIONS AND COMPUTATIONS

Operations

  • This Old Man by Pam Adams
  • Domino Addition by Lynette Long
  • A Remainder of One by Elinor J. Pinczes

OTHER BOOKS REFERENCED IN KINDERGARTEN

  • The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allen Ahlberg
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris