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Best Math Books

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Math Curse
Jon Scieszka - 1995-10-01
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Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 ...
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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
Cindy Neuschwander - 1997-07-01
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Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this geometry-packed math adventure. King Arthur was a good ruler, but now he needs a good ruler. What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with...
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The Grapes Of Math
Greg Tang - 2004-06-01
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Let Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences-laugh with them, learn with them, read with them! Eight classic, best-selling titles are available now!Category: Math Skills"How many grapes are on the vine? Counting each takes too much time. Never Fear, I have a hunchThere is a match for every bunch!"Greg T...
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Mathematical Mindsets
Unleashing Students' Potential through Creative Math, Inspiring Messages and Innovative Teaching
Jo Boaler - 2015-11-01
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Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success. Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. Jo Boaler--Stanford researcher, professor of math education,...
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Spaghetti And Meatballs For All!
Marilyn Burns - 2008-08-01 (first published in 1997)
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Mr. and Mrs. Comfort have arranged tables and chairs to seat 32 people at their family reunion. But the guests have their own ideas for seating. Area and perimeter come alive as the family makes room for everyone. Used in Math By All Means: Area and Perimeter, Grades 5-6....
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Multiplying Menace
The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures)
Pam Calvert - 2006-02-01
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Rumpelstiltskin is back! This time he's making mischief with his multiplying stick. Can Peter unlock the secret of the stick in time to save the kingdom? Whimsical illustrations bring fun to multiplying whole numbers and fractions....
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One Hundred Hungry Ants
Elinor J Pinczes - 1999-09-27 (first published in 1993)
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One hundred hungry ants march off single file to sample a picnic, but when the going gets too slow, they divide into two rows of fifty, then four rows of twenty . . . until they take so long that the picnic is gone!...
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Ten Black Dots
Donald Crews - 1995-09-21 (first published in 1968)
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From Donald Crews, the Caldecott Honor artist and award-winning creator of Truck, Freight Train, and many other classic picture books for young children, this picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun introduction to basic math concepts and as a supplement for activity book...
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Fermat's Enigma
The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem
Simon Singh - 1998-09-07 (first published in 1997)
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xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution"I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain."With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.  What came to be known as Fermat's Last Theorem look...
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The Boy Who Loved Math
The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
Deborah Heiligman - 2013-06-25
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Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual path. At the age of four, he could ask you when you were born and then calculate the number of seconds you had been alive in his head. But he didn't learn to butter his own bread until he turned twenty...
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Masaichiro Anno
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics by John A. van de Walle
Fractions in Disguise by Edward Einhorn
The Lion's Share by Matthew McElligott
The Mission of Addition by Brian P. Cleary
The Action of Subtraction by Brian P. Cleary
Elevator Magic, Level 2 by Stuart J. Murphy
12 Ways to Get to 11 by Eve Merriam
Counting Crocodiles by Judy Sierra
The Code Book by Simon Singh
Make It Stick by Peter C. Brown
Official SAT Study Guide 2020 Edition by The College Board
One Grain Of Rice by Demi
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst
What Is Mathematics? An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods by Richard Courant
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Journey through Genius by William Dunham
Making Number Talks Matter by Cathy Humphreys
Tally O'Malley by Stuart J. Murphy
Principles to Actions by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Equal Shmequal by Virginia Kroll
The Best Of Times by Gregory Tang
The Music of the Primes by Marcus du Sautoy
A Mathematician's Lament by Paul Lockhart
Even Steven and Odd Todd, Level 3 by Kathryn Cristaldi
Math Fables by Greg Tang
Sort it Out! by Barbara Mariconda
What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? by Julie Ellis
PWN the SAT by Mike McClenathan
The Great Graph Contest by Loreen Leedy
Triangle by Mac Barnett
365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental
What's Math Got to Do with It? by Jo Boaler
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
The Power of Moments by Chip Heath
One by Kathryn Otoshi
Math Doesn't Suck by Danica McKellar
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Myller
Do Not Open This Math Book by Danica McKellar
Prime Obsession by John Derbyshire
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had by Tracy Zager
A Remainder of One by Elinor J Pinczes
Full House by Dayle Ann Dodds
Math Fact Fluency by Jennifer Bay-Williams
The Cauchy-Schwarz Master Class by J. Michael Steele
The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math by Sean Connolly
SAT Math Prep by Kaplan Test Prep
Three Pigs, One Wolf, Seven Magic Shapes by Grace MacCarone
The King's Chessboard by David Birch
Digging Deeper by Ruth Parker
Sorting by Henry Arthur Pluckrose
Blockhead by Joseph D'Agnese
One Odd Day by Doris Fisher
If You Were a Plus Sign by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan
My Even Day by Doris Fisher
Amanda Bean's Amazing Dream by Cindy Neuschwander
Resonate by Nancy Duarte
Swirl by Swirl by Joyce Sidman
Zero the Hero by Joan Holub
Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
A Place for Zero by Angeline Sparagna Lopresti
The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo
Measurement by Paul Lockhart
How Much Is a Million? by David M Schwartz
Animals on Board by Stuart J. Murphy
Ten Magic Butterflies by Danica McKellar
Goodnight, Numbers by Danica McKellar
Nothing Stopped Sophie by Cheryl Bardoe
Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis
Anno's Counting Book Big Book by Mitsumasa Anno
A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger
Book of Proof by Richard H. Hammack
5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions by Margaret (Peg) S. Smith
Concepts of Modern Mathematics by Ian Stewart
One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root
Each Orange Had 8 Slices by Paul Giganti Jr.
Jack the Builder by Stuart J. Murphy
Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle by Cindy Neuschwander
Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens by Cindy Neuschwander
Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy
Divide and Ride by Stuart J. Murphy
Mystery Math by David A. Adler
Pigs Will Be Pigs by Amy Axelrod