Book 
Description (from Amazon.com) 
Standard 
Concept 
Grandfather Tang's Story Ann Tompert 
Here's a folktale with a twist: Tompert uses tangrams, a traditional "visual aid" employed by Chinese storytellers, to spin a tale about two shapechanging fox fairies. Seven "tans" (standardsized pieces of a square) are arranged and rearranged to represent various characters in the story. 
K.G.6 I can use simple shapes to make larger shapes 
Tangrams 
Monster Musical Chairs Stuart J. Murphy 
Every time the music stops, one more monster is OUT! Kids won't be able to sit still for this musical introduction to subtraction at its simplest. 
K.OA.3 I can take apart numbers less than or equal to 10 
subtracting 1 counting back 
The Action of Subtraction Brian P. Cleary 
The comical cats show young readers the basic concept of taking one number away from another. Funny illustrations and examples make learning to subtract as easy as 3, 2, 1! 
K.OA.2 I can solve addition and subtraction word problems within 10 1.OA.1 I can use strategies to solve subtraction word problems. 
Subtraction 
The Mission of Addition Brian P. Cleary 
Readers will become familiar with the concept of addition and its key terms. 
K.OA.2 I can solve addition and subtraction word problems within 10. 1NBT.4 I can add within 100. 
Addition 
Mouse Shapes Ellen Stoll Walsh 
What can you make with one oval, two circles, and eight triangles? Just ask three clever micewho even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat. 
K.G.6 I can use simple shapes to make larger shapes 
Basic Shapes 
My Little Sister Ate One HareBill Grossman 
KindergartenGrade 3A counting book that talks about swallowing slimy creatures, ant's underpants, and regurgitation, and has outrageous illustrations is a guaranteed success with the primarygrade crowd. 
1.OA.5 I can count to help me add and subtract 
Counting back 
A Place for Zero Angeline Sparagna LoPresti 
Grade 23This story about sad Zero, who "felt he had no place among the other digits," falls between the cracks in terms of finding an audience. In his search for meaning, he meets Count Infinity, King Multiplus, and Queen Addeleine. 
I can understand place value. 
Place value 
How Long or How Wide? A Measuring Guide Brian P. Cleary 
A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and U.S. customary units of length 
2.MD.1 I can measure the length of an object by selecting the appropriate tool 4.MD.1 I can show that I know the relative sizes of measurement units within a single system. 
Mesuring distance 
A Fraction's Goal Parts of a Whole Brian P. Cleary 
In this funfilled look at fractions, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable demonstrate how fractions work by splitting whole objects into parts. 
2.G.3 I can use fractions to describe the equal parts of a shape 
Fractions part of whole 
The Coin Counting Book Rozanne Lanczak Williams 
Children will enjoy counting and adding while learning the names and denominations of all of the U.S. coins. What do you get when you add five pennies together? What coin combinations add up to a quarter? 
2.MD.8 I can count money to help me solve word problems 
Counting coins 
On the Scale, a Weighty Tale Brian P. Cleary 
In this wacky look at weight, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable introduce essential measurement units  from grams to pounds to tons. 
3.MD.2 I can measure liquids and solids with liters, grams, and kilograms 4.MD.1 I can show that I know the relative sizes of measurement units with a single system 
Measuring weight (mass) 
Divide and Ride Stuart J. Murphy 
Join in the carnival fun as 11 friends divide up to fit on the 2toaseat roller coaster and the 4toacup teacups ride. Making new friends and practicing predivision skills have never been so exciting! 

Multiplication and Division exploring remainders 
The Wishing ClubDonna Jo Napoli 
KindergartenGrade 3—The nighttime magic of a wishing star provides the framework for a realistic story about fractions. When four children receive only a fraction of their wishes, they discover a pattern. 
3.NF.3 I can compare fractions by reasoning their size 
Fraction comparison 
A Remainder of One Elinor J. Pinczes 
When the queen of her bugs demands that her army march in even lines, Private Joe divides the marchers into more and more lines so that he will not be left out of the parade. 

Multiplication and Division exploring remainders 
Seeing Symmetry Loreen Leedy 
This book is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for fourthgrade mathematics in geometry: (4.G.3). 
4.G.3 I can recognize and draw lines of symmetry 
Symmetry 
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! Marilyn Burns 
To seat the 32 guests, eight square tables and the appropriate number of chairs are rented and arranged according to a plan devised by Mrs. Comfort. Extension activities are suggested dealing with area and perimeter. 
3.MD.8 I can solve real world math problems using what I know about the perimeter of shapes 
Area and Perimeter 
Jump, Kangaroo, Jump!Stuart J. Murphy 
Kangaroo and his friends divide themselves into teams to compete in Field Day exercises. Readers will easily follow the concept of fractions when the 12 campers divide into 2 teams of 6 for tugofwar, then 3 teams of 4 for a swimming, relay race, and 4 teams of 3 for a canoe race. 
3.OA.2 I can understand division by thinking about how one group can be divided into smaller groups. 
Division 
Me and the Measure of ThingsJoan Sweeny 
What’s the difference between a cup and an ounce? What gets measured in bushels and when do you use a scale? 
3.MD.2 I can measure liquids and solids with liters, grams, and kilograms 4.MD.1 I can show that I know the relative sizes of measurement units with a single system 
Measuring volume 
A Very Improbable Story Edward Einhorn 
Ethan wakes up one morning with a talking cat on his head. The cat refuses to budge until Ethan wins a game of probability. Without looking, Ethan must pick out a dime from his coin collection or two matching socks from his dresser, or do something else improbable. 

Probability 
The Rain Forest Counts! Lisa McCourt 
Counting to ten and back again, young readers will enjoy this exciting excursion amid the exotic plants, fascinating animals, and unusual insects of the rain forest. 
K.CC.1 I can count to 100 by ones and tens 
Counting to 10 
One Hundred Ways to Get to 100 Jerry Pallotta 
Teaches counting by Ones, Twos, Fours, Tens, Twenties, and so on... 
K.CC.1 I can count to 100 by ones and tens 2.NBT.2 I can count to 1,000 using 1s, 3s, 10s, and 100s 
100 (skip counting) 
The Number Devil A Mathematical Adventure (Chapter book) Hans Magnus Enzensberger 
In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, numbers that magically appear in triangles, and numbers that expand without . 

Mixed skills 
Anno's Counting House Mitsumasa Anno 
One by one, ten children move from their old house into their new house with all their possessions. Diecut windows reveal the interiors of the houses and the book can also be read from back to front. 
K.CC.4 I can understand that adding an object to a group will make the total one number bigger 
Counting to 10 and back 
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday Ray Cruz 
Last Sunday, Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar  and he was rich. There were so many things that he could do with all of that money! 
2.MD.8 I can count money to help me solve word problems 
Coins 
Math Curse Joh Scieszka and Lane Smith 
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 till the bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants  can you make 1 good outfit? 

Mixed skills 




Math Matters Series with acitvities 



All Aboard! Daphne Skinner 
Grade 1–3—This fun tale allows students to talk about time and practice reading a schedule. As a grandmother and her two grandchildren travel to a family wedding on a train, a variety of experiences awaits them as they race around on a tight schedule. 
1.MD.3 I can tell and write time. 3.MD.1 I can solve telling time word problems by adding and subtracting minutes 
Schedules 
Mac & Cheese, Pleeeeze! Eleanor May 
When Caitlin’s teacher announces a Lunch Election, each student in the class chooses a main dish to campaign for. Every child in the school will vote, and the winning meal will be served at Spring Fest 
K.M.D.3 I can count the number of objects in categories 1.MD.4 I can organize, represent, and interpret data. 
Mental Math 
Everybody Wins! Sheila Bruce 
When Oscar enters a number of contests he learns to divide both the costs and the rewards with his friends. 
3.OA.3 I can use what I know about multiplication and division to solve word problems 
Division 
Who's Got Spots?Linda Williams Aber 
Kip takes a survey and organizes his data using tallies and graphs to forecast whether chicken pox will keep him and his friends out of the Autumn fest. 
1.MD.4 I can organize, represent, and interpret data 
Tallies and Graphs 
The Long Wait Annie Cobb 
In The Long Wait, the focus is on estimation. Josh and Zack arrive at Thrillenium Park and head straight for the Cosmic Beetle ride only to find themselves on the end of a very long line. 

Estimation 
Stacks of Trouble Martha F. Brenner 
Mike decides to hide stacks of dirty dishes instead of washing them. Not only do they pile up in the basement, but he must also use math to keep track of the dishes that are being used. 
2.OA.4 I can use repeated addition to help me understand multiplication 
Multiplication 
CleanSweep Campers Lucille Recht Penner 
Eight messy bunkmates win the camp prize for cleanest cabin in this funny story about using fractions. 
I can describe a fraction as a part of a group 
Fractions 
Keep Your Distance!  Gail Herman 
Jen learns about closeness and the measurement of distance in inches, feet, yards, and miles when she has to share a room with her little sister Lucy. 
2.MD.1 I can use different tools to measure objects 
Measuring Distance 
Fair is Fair! Jennifer Dussling 
All the kids get bigger allowances than Marco. And they do fewer chores! How can Marco convince his father to give him the raise he knows he deserves? This Math Matters title focuses on the concept and usefulness of bar graphs. 
2.MD.10 I can make a graph 
Bar Graphs 
The YumYum House Nan Walker 

1.OA.8 I can determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation 
Finding Unknowns 
Math Fair Blues Sue Kassirer 
Seth and his band perform at their school math fair as the "2D Rockers," donning Tshirts decorated with colorful geometric shapes. 
K.G.3 I can name shapes 
2D Shapes 
X Marks the Spot! Lucille Recht Penner 
Upon moving to their grandfather's house, two boys discover a treasure map in the attic and must learn how to use it in order to find their surprise. 
5.OA.3 I can use numerical rules and patterns to form ordered pairs 
Coordinate Graphs 
Carrie Measures Up Linda W. Aber 
Carrie measures all sorts of things to help her grandmother with her knitting projects and then Carrie decides to knit something special herself. 
2.MD.3 I can measure 
Measuring 
Sam's Sneaker Squares Nat Gabriel 
With his brother's help, Sam figures out how to measure the size of the lawns he mows. 
2.G.2 I can find the area of a rectangle 3.MD.5 I can understand that areas of plane shapes can be measured in square units 
Area 




Sir Cumference Series Cindy Neuschwander 



Sir Cumference and the First Round Table 
Assisted by his knight, Sir Cumference, and using ideas offered by his wife and son, King Arthur finds the perfect shape for his table. Students see how a rectangle can change from one shape to another until it is eventually a circle. 

Circles 
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter 
In an adventurous title that teaches math skills, such as finding the area and perimeter of a rectangle and a circle, young Per must figure out how to unlock the secrets of the mysterious island of Immeter. 

Perimeter vs. Circumference 
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland 
On a quest to earn his knighthood, Radius uses different geometry concepts to find and rescue a missing king. A circular medalion is used to explore angles. 
4.MD.5 I can undertand that angles are measured with reference toa circle, with its center at the common endpoint of the rays 
Angles 
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi 
Join Radius on his quest through the castle to solve a riddle that will reveal the cure. It lies in discovering the magic number that is the same for all circles. This is an introduction to Pi. 

Radius 
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone 
King Arthur has issued a challenge. The first knight to find the sword, Edgecalibur, will be the next king. Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and Radius help their friend, Vertex, find the sword. 

Cones 




Greg Tang Math Poetry 



Math Appeal 
In this followup to MATH FOR ALL SEASONS, Greg Tang underscores the importance of four basic rules in problemsolving. Keeping an open mind, looking for unusual number combinations, using multiple skills (like subtracting to add) and looking for patterns will guarantee any child success in math. 
2.OA.1 I can use strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems. 
Problem Solving 
Math Potatoes 
By solving challenges that encourage kids to "group" numbers rather than memorize formulas, even the most reluctant math learners are inspired to see math in a whole new way! 
1.NBT.4 I can use manipulatives and pictures to help me solve problems within 100. 2.OA.1 I can use strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems. 
Problem Solving 
Math Fables 
From 1 to 10, these "lessons that count" are math magic for learning addition and subtraction. 
K.OA.2 I can solve addition and subtraction word problems within 10. 
Problem Solving 
Math for All Seasons 
MATH FOR ALL SEASONS will challenge every kid  and every parent  to open their minds and solve problems in new and unexpected ways. By looking for patterns, symmetries, and familiar number combinations. 

Problem Solving 
The Grapes of Math 
"This...clever math book uses rhyming couplets... riddles...visual clues to help the reader find new ways to group numbers for quick counting...A winning addition!" Kirkus 
1.NBT.4 I can use manipulatives and pictures to help me solve problems within 100. 3.OA.3 I can use what I know about multiplication and division to solve word problems 
Problem Solving 
The Best of Times 
BEST OF TIMES gives kids an intuitive understanding of multiplication, encouraging them to arrive at answers on their own rather than memorizing the times tables. 
2.OA.4 I can use repeated addition to help me understand multiplication 3.OA.1 I can understand multiplication by thinking about groups of objects 
Problem Solving 
Mathterpieces The Art of Problem Solving 
Greg Tang underscores the importance of four basic rules in problemsolving. Keeping an open mind, looking for unusual number combinations, using multiple skills (like subtracting to add) and looking for patterns. 
2.OA.1 I can use strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems. 
Problem Solving 
Math Fables Too 
MATH FABLES TOO will help kids learn to count and, more important, lay the groundwork for addition. 
K.CC.5 I can count to tell how many 
Problem Solving 
Math in the Real World Series 



How Race Car Drivers Use Math Sheri L Arroyo 



How Baseball Managers Use MathJohn C Bertoletti 



How Deep Sea Divers Use MathSheri L Arroyo 



How Video Game Designers Use Math Jill Egan 



How Astronauts Use Math Mary Hense 



How Fighter Pilots Use Math Mary Hense 



How Chefs Use Math Sheri L Arroyo 



How Nurses Use MathSarah Classcock 



How Fashion Designers Use MathJohn C Bertoletti 



How Crime Fighters Use Math Sheri L Arroyo 


