This guide will suggest resources to assist in teaching mathematics in the elementary school.

These are children's literature that can be used with mathematics instruction. They are linked to Columbia College and MOBIUS, if Columbia College does not have a print copy. The print copies are available to Missouri residents.

**Developing Early Number Concepts and Number Sense**

Anno’s Counting House. Anno. 1982 (MOBIUS)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Carle. 1969

Two Ways to Count to Ten, Dee, 1988 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Meanings for the Operations**

How Many Snails? Giganti. 1988 (MOBIUS)

One Hundred Hungry Ants. Pinczes. 1999

Remainder of One. Pinczes, 1995

Each Orange Had 8 Slices. Giganti 1992 (MOBIUS)

**Helping Children Master the Basic Facts**

One Less Fish. Toft. 1998 (MOBIUS)

The Twelve Days of Summer. Andrews. 2005 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Whole-Number Place-Value Concepts**

Moira’s Birthday. Munsch. 1987

100^{th} Day Worries. Cuyler. 2000

100 Days of School. Harris. 1999

How Much is a Million? Schwartz. 1985

If You Made a Million. Schwartz. 1989

On Beyond a Million: An Amazing Math Journey. Schwartz. 1999

Magic of a Million Activity Book- Grades 2-5. Scwartz & Whitin. 1998

The King’s Commissioners. Friedman. 1994

A Million Fish… More or Less. McKissack. 1992

The Pop Corn Book. De Paola. 1978

Is A Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? Wells. 2005 (MOBIUS)

**Using Computational Estimation with Whole Numbers**

Counting on Frank. Clement. 1991

“How Many, How Much” from A Light in the Attic. Silverstain. 1981

**Algebraic Thinking: Generalizations, Patterns, and Functions**

Anno’s Magic Seeds. Anno. 1994 (MOBIUS)

Bats on Parade. Appelt. 1999 (MOBIUS)

Pattern. Pluckrose. 1995 (MOBIUS)

Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale. Hong 1993 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Fraction Concepts**

How Many Snails? A Counting Book. Giganti. 1988 (MOBIUS)

The Doorbell Rang. Hutchins. 1986

The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures. Tahan. 1993 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Strategies for Fraction Computation**

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll.

The Man Who Made Parks. Wishinsky. 1999 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Concepts of Decimals and Percents**

The Phantom Tollbooth. Juster 1961

Piece=Part=Portion: Fractions=Decimals=Percents. Gifford & Thaler. 2008 (MOBIUS)

**Proportional Reasoning**

If You Hopped Like a Frog. Schwartz. 1999

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Carroll. 1985/1982

Gulliver’s Travels. Swift. 1995

Jim and the Beanstalk. Briggs. 1970 (MOBIUS)

Kate and the Beanstalk. Osborne 2000 (MOBIUS)

“One Inch Tall” in Where the Sidewalk Ends. Silverstain 1973

**Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts**

The Greedy Triangle. Burns. 1995

Snowflake Bentley. Martin 1998

Color Farm Ehlert 1990 (MOBIUS)

Color Zoo. Ehlert 1989 (MOBIUS)

Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres Hoban 2000 (MOBIUS)

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes. Hoban 1996 (MOBIUS)

So Many Circles, So Many Squares. Hoban 1998 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Concepts of Data Analysis**

The Best Vacation Ever. Murphy. 1997 (MOBIUS)

Frog and Toad are Friends. Lobel 1970

If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World’s People. Smith 2002

Swamp Angel. Isaacs and Zelinsky. 2000

**Exploring Concepts of Probability**

Go Figure! A Totally Cool Book about Numbers. Ball 2005 (MOBIUS)

Harry Potter and the:

Philosopher's Stone (MOBIUS)

Chamber of Secrets (MOBIUS)

Prisoner of Azkaban (MOBIUS)

Goblet of Fire (MOBIUS)

Order of the Phoenix (MOBIUS)

Half-Blood Prince (MOBIUS)

Do You Wanna Bet? Your Chance to Find Out About Probability. Cushman 1991(MOBIUS)

My Little Sister Ate One Hare. Grossman. 1996 (MOBIUS)

**Developing Concepts of Exponents, Integers, and Real Numbers**

The Number Devil. Enzensberger. 1997 (MOBIUS)

Oh Yikes! History’s Grossest, Wackiest Moments. Masoff. 2006 (MOBIUS)