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Children's Literature

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The books listed here are shelved in the Drexel Library CMC (Curriculum Materials Center) at the call number indicated.

Clicking on the title will link to the SJU Library Catalog where you will find more details about the book as well as its availability status.

Math-Related Children's Literature

Minding your P's and Q's

Children's books which explicitly teach math concepts are usually classified as Math books, in QA. However, many other titles address a math concept in the context of a story, and hence are classified as Fiction, in PZ. The list here will help you find books on a specific concept, wherever they may be shelved in the CMC.


Counting

Barkan, Joanne. Numbers Add Up at Home.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113 .B37 1993

Brown, Ruth. Ten Seeds.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113.B765 2001

Carle, Eric. 10 Little Rubber Ducks.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.C21476 T46 2005

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.C21476 V47 1987

Cohen, Caron Lee. How Many Fish?
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.C66 H6 1998

Crews, Donald. Ten Black Dots.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.C867 T4 1986

Ehlert, Lois. Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113 .E45 1990

Giganti, Paul. Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113.G54 1992

Giganti, Paul. How Many Snails? A Counting Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113 .G543 1988

Glass, Julie. Counting Sheep.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.G481235C6 2000

Marzollo, Jean. Ten Cats Have Hats: A Counting Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.M4195T46 1994

Merriam, Eve. 12 Ways to Get to 11.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115.M47 1993

Moss, Lloyd. Zin! Zin! Zin! : A Violin.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.M8464 Z5 1995

Pilegard, Virginia Walton. The Warlord's Beads.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.P6283 W33 2001
Abacus.

Simon, Charnan. One Happy Classroom.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.S6035 O5 1997

Wells, Robert E. Can You Count to a Googol?.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA141.35.W45 2000

Wells, Rosemary. Emily's First 100 Days of School.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.W46843 E5 2000

Wormell, Christopher. A Number of Animals.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113 .W67 1993

Ziefert, Harriet. Bears 1, 2, 3.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113.Z53 1989

 

Fractions

 

Adler, David A. Fraction Fun.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117 .A25 1996

Dennis, J. Richard. Fractions Are Parts of Things.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117.D46

Gifford, Scott. Piece=Part=Portion : Fractions=Decimals=Percents.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117.G54 2003

McMillan, Bruce. Eating Fractions.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117.M26 1991

Murphy, Stuart J. Give Me Half!.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117.M87 1996

Pinczes, Elinor J. Inchworm and a Half.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.P558676 I5 2001
 

Measurement

Adler, David A. How Tall, How Short, How Far Away.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA465 .A26 1999

Hayward, Linda. The Biggest Cookie in the World.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.H31495 B54 1989

Laithwaite, E. R. Size: The Measure of Things.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QC90.6.L35 1987

Leedy, Loreen. Measuring Penny.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA465 .L44 1997

Markle, Sandra. Measuring Up.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QC39 .M365 1995

Pinczes, Elinor J. Inchworm and a Half.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.P558676 I5 2001

Schwartz, David M. Millions to Measure.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA465,S315 2003

 

Miscellaneous

 

Cristaldi, Kathryn. Even Steven and Odd Todd.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.C86964 E8 1996
Even/Odd.

Enzensberger, Hans Magnus. The Number Devil.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.E72455 N8 1998
Algebra.

Franco, Betsy. Mathematickles!
Children's literature (2nd fl.) PS3556.F712 M37 2003
Poems written as math problems.

Geisert, Arthur. Roman Numerals I to MM.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA141.3 .G45 1996

Goldstone, Bruce. Great Estimations.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA276.8 .G65 2006

Goldstone, Bruce. That's a Possibility! A Book about What Might Happen.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA273.16 .G65 2013

Hoban, Tana. More, Fewer, Less.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA248 .H592 1998
Comparison.

Hopkins, Lee Bennett, ed. Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PS595.M36 M37 2001

Jenkins, Emily. Five Creatures.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.J4134 F5 2001
Venn diagrams.

Leedy, Loreen. The Great Graph Contest.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA90 .L44 2005

McKissack, Patricia C. A Million Fish... More or Less.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.M478693 M48 1992
Estimation.

Murphy, Stuart J. Betcha!.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA276.8 .M87 1997
Estimation.

Murphy, Stuart J. The Grizzly Gazette.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA117.M874 2003
Percentage.

Nagda, Ann Whitehead. Tiger Math: Learning to Graph From a Baby Tiger.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA90 .N26 2000

Schmandt-Besserat, Denise. The History of Counting.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113 .S386 1999

Schwartz, David M. G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA99 .S36 1998

Weston, Martha. Do You Wanna Bet??.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA273.16.C87 1991
Probability.

 

Money

 

Leedy, Loreen. Follow the Money!.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) HG221.5 .L433 2002

Maccarone, Grace. Monster Money.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.M127 M6 1998

Maestro, Betsy. The Story of Money.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) HG221.5 .M25 1993

Mollel, Tololwa M. My Rows and Piles of Coins.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.M7335 M9 1999

Schwartz, David M. If You Made a Million.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) HG179.S335 1989

Wells, Rosemary. Bunny Money.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.W46843 B86 1997

Williams, Vera B. A Chair for My Mother.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.W6685 C5 1982

 

Number Operations

 

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Magic Seeds.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA295 .A6613 1995

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA246.5 .A5613 1983

Birch, David. The King's Chessboard.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.B511876 K5 1988
Exponential growth.

Brown, Ruth. Ten Seeds.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113.B765 2001

Demi. One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.1.D38 O5 1997
Exponential growth.

Friedman, Aileen. The King's Commissioners.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.F8964 K5 1994

Giganti, Paul. Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA113.G54 1992

Helakoski, Leslie. The Smushy Bus.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.H37275 S6 2002

Hong, Lily Toy. Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.H755 T9 1993

Lewis, J. Patrick. Arithme-Tickle: An Even Number of Odd Riddle-Rhymes.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115 .L48 2002
Simple math problems.

Long, Lynette. Dealing With Addition.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115 .L717 1998

Long, Lynette. Domino Addition.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115 .L72 1996

Merriam, Eve. 12 Ways to Get to 11.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115.M47 1993

Nagda, Ann Whitehead. Cheetah Math: Learning about Division from Baby Cheetahs .
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115 .N34 2007

Pinczes, Elinor J. One Hundred Hungry Ants.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.P558676O53 1993
Multiplication..

Pinczes, Elinor J. A Remainder of One.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.P558676 R4 1995

Reiser, Lynn. Hardworking Puppies.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.R27745 H37 2006
Subtraction.

Rocklin, Joanne. One Hungry Cat.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.R59 O5 1997
Division.

Tang, Greg. The Best of Times: Math Strategies That Multiply.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115.T357 2002

 

Puzzles & Games

 

Adler, David A. Easy Math Puzzles.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA95 .A35 1997

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Math Games III.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA95 .A5613 1991

Burns, Marilyn. The I Hate Mathematics! Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA40.5.B8

Fisher, Valorie. How High Can a Dinosaur Count? And Other Math Mysteries.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115.F57 2006

Holub, Joan. Riddle-Iculous Math.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA95 .H65 2003

Julius, Edward H. Arithmetricks.
CMC Textbooks (2nd fl.) CURR Mat Wil 1995 4-10

Lewis, J. Patrick. Arithme-Tickle: An Even Number of Odd Riddle-Rhymes.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA115 .L48 2002

Littlefield, Cindy A. Real-World Math for Hands-on Fun!!
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA135.5 .L548 2001

Lobosco, Michael L. Mental Math Challenges.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA95 .L622 1999

Markle, Sandra. Math Mini-Mysteries.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA40.5.M37 1993

Pappas, Theoni. The Adventures of Penrose, The Mathematical Cat.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA135.5 .P332 1997

Scieszka, Jon. Math Curse.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.S41267 M38 1995

 

Shapes & Geometry

 

Adler, David A. Shape Up!
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA445.5 .A35 1998

Dodds, Dayle Ann. The Shape of Things.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA445 .D63 1994

Ehlert, Lois. Color Farm.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) ND1490 .E34 1990

Ehlert, Lois. Color Zoo.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) ND1490.E35 1989

Emberly, Ed. Picture Pie: A Circle Drawing Book.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) NC825.C53 E48 1984

Friedman, Aileen. A Cloak for the Dreamer.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.F8964 C5 1994

Hoban, Tana. Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, & Spheres.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA445.5 .H623 2000

Maccarone, Grace. The Silly Story of Goldie Locks and the Three Squares.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.M1257 S5 1996

Neuschwander, Cindy. Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA445.5 .N49 2001

Pilegard, Virginia Walton. The Warlord's Puppeteers.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.P6283 W35 2003
Proportion and ratio.

Rau, Dana Meachen. Circle City.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QA484.R375 1999

Tompert, Ann. Grandfather Tang's Story.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.T598 G73 1990

 

Time

 

Harper, Dan. Telling Time With Big Mama Cat.
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.H231325 T4 1998

Llewellyn, Claire. My First Book of Time.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QB209.5 .L54 1992

Maestro, Betsy. The Story of Clocks and Calendars.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) CB161 .M333 1999

Murphy, Stuart J. Pepper's Journal: A Kitten's First Year.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ7.M9563 P4 2000

Nagda, Ann Whitehead. Chimp Math: Learning About Time From a Baby Chimpanzee.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QB209.5 .N34 2002