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Addition of 2-Digit Numbers

Books for Children and Families

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
by Virginia Lee Burton
Houghton 1967 (48p)
A picture book that can be connected to numbers, addition, and measurement.

17 Kings and 42 Elephants
by Margaret Mahy
Dial 1987 (32p) also paper
Rhyming verse tells how seventeen kings and forty-two elephants make their way through the jungle on a wild, wet night.

Anno's Magic Seeds
by Mitsumasa Anno
Philomel 1995 (32p)
As Jack plants two magic seeds and reaps an increasingly abundant harvest, readers answer questions about how many seeds were planted and how many grew.

Arctic Fives Arrive
by Elinor Pinczes
Houghton 1996 (32p)
In groups of five, thirty animals squeeze onto an ice floe to watch the Northern Lights.

How Much Is That Guinea Pig in the Window?
by Joanne Rocklin
Scholastic 1995 (48p)
A class figures out how many bottles and cans they need to raise from their recycling drive to buy a class pet.

April Rabbits
by David Cleveland
Scholastic paper 1986 (32p)
Each day in April, a boy finds the same number of rabbits that matches the date of the month.

Fifty on the Zebra/Cincuenta en la cebra
by Nancy María Grande Tabor
Charlesbridge 1994 (32p) also paper
Readers count all kinds of animals in groups up to fifty in this bilingual book.

One Hundred Hungry Ants
by Elinor Pinczes
Houghton 1993 (32p)
As hungry ants head to a picnic, they arrange and rearrange themselves in two rows of fifty, four rows of twenty-five, and so on.

The King's Chessboard
by David Birch
Dial 1988 (32p) also paper
A wise man asks a king for some rice for each square of a chessboard, the amount to be doubled each day.

The Philharmonic Gets Dressed
Social Studies
by Karla Kuskin
Harper 1982 (48p) also paper
Ninety-two men and thirteen women, all members of an orchestra, get ready for an evening's performance.

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 to support mathematical learning in the classroom.

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 and reinforced 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.

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

Math World Bibliography

Art from Many Hands: Multicultural Art Projects
Jo Miles Schuman
Davis Publications 1981 (251 p)
A survey drawn from around the world, including descriptions of masks, clay figures, boxes made from semiprecious stones, and more.

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