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Addition and Subtraction Facts Through 20

Books for Children and Families

A Bag Full of Pups
by Dick Gackenback
Clarion 1981 (32p)
A picture book about 12 pups that can be connected to addition and subtraction.

Ready, Set, Hop!
by Stuart J. Murphy
Harper 1996 (33p) also paper
As two frogs count their hops to a rock, a log, and a pond, readers practice addition.

Counting Is for the Birds
by Frank Mazzola, Jr.
Charlesbridge 1997 (32p) also paper
As a cat lurks below, twenty backyard birds gather at the feeder to eat birdseed.

Harriet's Halloween Candy
by Nancy Carlson
Lerner 1994 (32p) also paper
Harriet counts and recounts each piece of her Halloween candy before finally eating it all at once.

Number One Number Fun
by Kay Chorao
Holiday 1995 (32p)
As a circus of farm animals tumbles through the air and balances on high wires, readers answer questions using addition and subtraction.

The Shopping Basket
by John Burningham
Candlewick 1996 (32p)
Readers add and subtract as a boy goes to the store for groceries and then gives some of them away to menacing animals he meets on his way home.

Sea Sums
by Joy N. Hulme
Hyperion 1996 (32p)
Changing numbers of sea creatures are added and subtracted as they swim in the shallows of a coral reef.

Nine-in-One, Grr! Grr!
by Blia Xiong
Children's 1989 (32p)
When a god promises Tiger nine cubs each year, Bird comes up with a plan to prevent the land from being overrun by tigers.

How Many Snails?
by Paul Giganti, Jr
Greenwillow 1988 (24p) also paper
Questions lead readers from counting groups of objects to counting smaller and smaller subsets.

Picking Peas for a Penny
by Angela Shelf Medearis
Scholastic paper 1993 (32p)
After earning a penny for every pound of peas they pick, a brother and sister spend their money at the general store.

Books for Teacher Reference

Read Any Good Math Lately?
by David J. Whitin and Sandra Wilde
Heinemann 1992 (205p)
This resource helps teachers access and use children's books in the classroom for mathematical learning.

It's the Story That Counts
by David J. Whitin and Sandra Wilde
Heinemann 1995 (224p)
The authors explore the importance of children's literature in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

The Wonderful World of Mathematics
by Diane Thiessen and Margaret Mattias
NCTM 1992 (241p)
An annotated bibliography of children's books appropriate for developing math skills.

Picturing Math
by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis
SRA Media 1996 (152p)
A variety of math concepts are introduced through the use of picture books for preschoolers through second graders.

Connecting Mathematics Across the Curriculum
edited by Peggy A. House
NCTM 1995 (248p)
This volume emphasizes how math can be connected to subjects across the curriculum and to the everyday world.

Children's Traditional Games
by Judy Sierra and Robert Kaminski
Oryx Press 1995 (232p)
A description of games from 137 countries and cultures including the role of games in children's development, and the use of games in teaching.

Math World Bibliography

Africa Counts: Number and Pattern in African Culture
by Claudia Zaslavsky
Prindle, Weber & Schmidt, Inc., 1973. (328 pp.)
Includes a chapter on the use of geometric forms in African architecture.

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