Reading Books For Math

Yes, there’s more!! I’ve already shared a list of books for Geography and History… and now I’m going to share a list of books for MATH! Yes, Math!!

Some of these would be make excellent permanent additions to your homeschool library. Others would be perfect for borrowing from your local library. In fact, we’re off to the library today and hoping to find some of the “Math Adventure” books for Princess.

One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Math: Internet Referenced (Illustrated Dictionaries)

Usborne Illustrated Elementary Math Dictionary (Illustrated Dictionaries)

What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras? (A Math Adventure)

Multiplying Menace: The Revenge Of Rumpelstiltskin (A Math Adventure)

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure)

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter (Math Adventures)

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland (A Math Adventure)

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure)

Full House: An Invitation to Fractions

The Everything Kids’ Money Book: Earn it, save it, and watch it grow! (Everything Kids Series)

Me Counting Time: From Seconds to Centuries

Clockwise: A Time-Telling Tale

Millions to Measure

Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry

Pythagoras and the Ratios: A Math Adventure

A Place for Zero: A Math Adventure

Inchworm and A Half

Do you have any books you would add to this list?


(Edited to add suggestions from the comments:)

MathStart Series by Murphy

Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians

Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians, Vol. 2

One Hundred Hungry Ants

And I found this one by the same author – A Remainder of One

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June 20, 2011 6:00 pm

The MathSmart or maybe MathStart series is the name by Murphy are pretty good. different levels, my 4 to loves several including “Monster Musical Chairs.”

June 20, 2011 7:16 pm

Oh, those look awesome — thanks!!! We didn’t make it to the library today.. Hopefully tomorrow. I can see if they have any of these, too. =)

June 21, 2011 4:42 pm
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June 21, 2011 5:46 pm

What a great list! I would also add 100 Hungry Ants – great for introducing arrays and multiplication.

June 21, 2011 11:53 pm

Thank you!! Another book to look for at the library. =)

August 10, 2015 10:02 pm

What about One Grain of Rice? How Much is a Million? Those are two of our favorites; I need to dig them back out & read them to David. 🙂

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