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Mathematics through Children's Literature

Grades 6-8 Books

Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar Masaichiro & Mitsumasa Anno Factorials
Archimedes: Genius of the Ancient World Mary Gow Geometric vocabulary
Catherine Called Birdy Karen Cushman Medival budgeting
Cloak for the Dreamer Aileen Friedman Angles
The Great Polygon Caper Karen Ferrell Polygons
Hamster Champs Stuart J. Murphy Angles
If You Hopped Like a Frog David Schwartz



Integers-Positive and Negative Irving Adler Integers
Kiss My Math Danica McKellar Integers

Leonardo da Vinci

The Second Mrs. Giaconda

Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

Diane Stanley

E. L. Konigsburg

Roberta Edwards

Art history book

Mona Lisa mystery


The Librarian Who Measured the Earth Kathryn Lasky Circles and Proportionality
Math Potatoes Greg Tang Patterns
Millions to Measure David Schwartz Volume
Monster Money Book Loreen Leedy

Financial Literacy

Monster Party details

Deposit Slips

Envelope Labels

Number Devil Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Prime and composite

Combinations & Permutations

Once Upon a Time Map Book B. G. Hennessy Map Scaling
One Grain of Rice Demi Patterns and algebraic thinking
One Hundred Hungry Ants Elinor J. Pinczes

Squares and square roots

What do you get

How many ants

The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster Average/Mean
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi Cindy Neuschwander Circumference and pi
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table Cindy Neuschwander

Geometry vocabulary


Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter Cindy Neuschwander

Perimeter and Area of Polygon

Area of Circle

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone Cindy Neuschwander

3-D Shapes

Euler's formula

The Warlord's Puzzle Virgina W. Pilegard


Construct tangram

What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? Julie Ellis Pythagorean Theorem

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