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Addition and Subtraction of 3-Digit Numbers

Books for Children and Families

The Biggest Nose
by Kathy Caple
Houghton 1985 (32p)
A story about Eleanor Elephant that can be connected to measurement and addition.

The 100th Day of School
by Angela Shelf Medearis
Scholastic paper 1995 (32p)
From putting 100 ribbons on a tree to baking 100 cookies, a class celebrates the 100th day of school.

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
by Dr. Seuss
Random 1989 (48p)
Every time a boy doffs his hat to the king, another hat mysteriously appears in its place until he has five hundred hats in all.

Moira's Birthday
by Robert Munsch
Firefly paper 1995 (32p)
When Moira invites the entire school to her birthday party, she orders hundreds of pizzas, cakes, and other foods.

A Million Fish . . . More or Less
by Patricia C. McKissack
Knopf 1992 (32p)
After hearing his friends tell stories about 500-pound turkeys, Hugh Thomas goes fishing and spins his own tall tales about the number of fish he catches.

The Wolf's Chicken Stew
by Keiko Kasza
Putnam 1987 (32p) also paper
To fatten her for a stew, a wolf makes and delivers a hundred pancakes, a hundred donuts, and a hundred-pound cake to a chicken.

The Candy Corn Contest
by Patricia Reilly Giff
Dell paper 1984 (80p)
When Ms. Rooney holds a contest to see who can guess the number of candy corns in a jar, Richard is so tempted by the sweets that he eats some.

213 Valentines
by Barbara Cohen
Holt (64p) 1991
Wade has trouble adjusting to his new class, so he plans to send himself 213 valentines signed by celebrities.

The 329th Friend
by Majorie Weinman Sharmat
Simon 1992 (48p)
Hoping to find a friend, Emery Raccoon invites 328 strangers over for lunch, only to discover that he's his own best friend.

The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes
Harcourt 1974 (80p) also paper
A girl who always wears the same dress to school but claims she has a hundred dresses at home is laughed at by her classmates.

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 explain 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.

Math World Bibliography

The Multicultural Math Classroom: Bringing in the World
by Claudia Zaslavsky
Heinemann Publishers, 1996 (238 p)
A great source for teachers of elementary mathematics. Includes historical background information as well as suggested activities.

The Maya
by Jaqueline Dembar Greene
Franklin Watts, 1992 (63 p)
Description of the Mayan civilization, helpful for giving children the context for the scientific and mathematical doscoveries of this ancient people.

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