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Mathematics through Children's Literature

Grades 3-5 Books

Title
Author
Concept
Amanda Bean's Amazing Dream Cindy Neuschwander Multiplication
Angels Are Easy as Pie Robert Froman Angles
Anno's Magic Seeds Mitsumasa Anno

Patterrns

Worksheet

Apple Fractions Jerry Pallotta Fractions
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares Frank Murphy Problem Solving
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci Joseph D'Agnese Patterns
Bunches of Bunnies Louise Mathews Multiplication
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Ronald Dahl Probability
Cook-a-doodle-doo! Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Measurement
Counting on Frank Rod Clement Volume
Da Wild, Da Crazy, Da Vinci Jon Scieszka Length & Quadrilaterals
Dinosaur Deals Stuart J. Murphy Comparative value
Each Orange Had 8 Slices Paul Giganti, Jr. Multiplication
Fraction Fun David A. Adler

Comparing fractions

Worksheet

Grandfather Tang's Story Ann Tompert Transformations
The Grapes of Math Greg Tang Repeated addition and multiplication
Great Estimations Bruce Goldstone

Estimation

Estimation

Greedy Triangle Marilyn Burns

Polygons

Polygons writing

Writing activity

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? Margaret McNamara Division
How Tall, How Short, How Faraway David A. Adler Measurement
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a PIE Alison Jackson Measurement
Inchworm and a Half Elinor J. Pinczes

Measurement

Work sheet

Lemonade Rosa Drew Capacity
Lemonade for Sale Stuart J. Murphy Bar Graphs
Leonardo da Vinci Mary Pope Osborne & Natalie Pope Boyce Length & Quadrilaterals
Less than Zero Stuart j. Murphy Personal financial literacy
Mall Mania Stuart J. Murphy Computation
Mapping Penny's World Loreen Leedy Length
Math Curse Jon Scieszka Problem Solving
Math-terpieces: The Art of Problem Solving Greg Tang

Angles

Coloring Key

Measuring Penny Loreen Leedy

Measurement

Time

Worksheet

Millions to Measure David Schwartz Centimeters and inches
Minnie's Diner Dayle Ann Dodds

Multiplication

Double the Dice

Moja Means One Muriel Feelings Problem Solving with Mancala game
Miss Fiona's Stupendous Pumpkin Pies Mark Kimball Moulton

Fractions

Worksheet

Recipes

Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin Pam Calvert

Multipying and division

Responders

One Odd Day Doris Fisher and Dani Sneed Patterns
One Potato, Two Potato Cynthia Defelice

Computation

Worksheet

One Riddle, One Answer Lauren Thompson Problem solving
The Penny Pot Stuart J. Murphy

Money

Exchanging

Pieces=Part=Portion;

Fractions=Decimals=Percents

Scott Gifford Rational numbers
Pigs on a Blanket Amy Axelrod Clocks & Time
Pigs Will Be Pigs Amy Axelrod Money
A Place for Zero Angeline LoPresti Place Value
A Remainder of One Elinor J. Pinczes Arrays
Sea Squares Joy N. Hulme Square products
Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School Louis Sachar Problem solving
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table Cindy Neuschwander Area and perimeter
Something Good Robert Munsch Money
Tacky the Penguin Helen Lester

Patterns

Penguins

Tyrannosaurus Math Michelle Markel Arrays
When a Line Bends .. A Shape Begins Rhonda Gowler Greene Polygons
Working with Fractions David A. Adler Fractions

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