Friday, November 8, 2013

Display - Fun with Math

Presents addition and subtraction story problems involving lollipops, taffy, gumballs, peppermints, fudge, and other types of candy.

Help Me Learn Addition
By Jean Marzollo
This book teaches children how to connect numbers with a value and introduces them to mathematical equations.
Twizzlers Percentages Book
By Jerry Pallotta
This book features wonderfully wacky characters interacting with Twizzlers to illustrate the concept of percentages. As he's done with fractions, addition, and counting, Pallotta makes learning fun in the light, relaxed way that has become his trademark. 
More M&M's Math
By Barbara Barbieri McGrath
Rhyming text and illustrations use candy to teach mathematical skills and concepts such as estimation, graph interpretation, division, multiplication, factoring, and problem solving.
Open the wrapper, and what do you see? A Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar is made up of 12 little rectangles that provide perfect opportunity to teach fractions. A bunch of comical cows, some cocoa pods, and stalks of sugar cane join the fraction fun. Yummy, learning fun!
By David A. Adler
This book introduces kids to addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in a fun and unthreatening fashion. Math riddles encourage young readers to think through math problems as they study both the amusing verse and pictures. Solutions and tables are provided.
Fractions are easy to understand, as well as entertaining, in this unique math concept book. Prompted by a poem and a visual clue, students are asked to answer what fration is illustrated in the cow's antics, starting with halves and progressing into thirds, fourths, eights, and tenths.

Hershey's Kisses Addition Book
By Jerry Pallotta
Whether you want to add small numbers or big numbers, deal with easy equations or hard equations, or count to 30 million, using Hershey kisses is a most delicious way of doing it.

Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions
By David A. Adler
 Grab your jumbo popcorn and 3-D glasses, because you're invited to the premiere of a 3-D movie! The star-studded cast of monsters will help you calculate the perimeter of the set, the area of the movie screen, and the volume of your popcorn box. Learning about dimensions has never been so entertaining.

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