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For Parents

Allison, L., and Weston, M.. Eenie meenie, miney math: Math play for you and your preschooler. Little Brown, 1993

Apelman, Maya, and Julie King. Exploring Everyday math: Ideas for Students, Teachers, and Parents. Heinemann, 1993

Aten, Jerry. Prime Time Math Skills. Good Apple, 1984

Atkinson, Sue. Developing a Scheme of Work for Primary Mathematics, Hodder and Stoughton, 1996

Aubrey, Carol. Mathematics Teaching in the Early Years. An Investigation of Teachers' Subject Knowledge, Falmer Press 1996

Backhouse, John; Linda Haggarty, Susan Pirie and Jude Stratton, Improving the Learning of Mathematics, Cassell, 1992

Bartch, Marian R. & Jerry J. Mallett Math Motivators Grades 1-3. Goodyear Pub Co., 1986

Bartch, Marian R. & Jerry J. Mallett Math Motivators Grades 4-6. Goodyear Pub Co., 1986

Bausell, Carole R., Nellie B. Bausell, R. Barker. Teach Your Child Math. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

Bernstein, Bob. Math Thinking Motivators. Good Apple, 1988

Bernstein, Bob. Mathemactivities: Math Games & Activities to Develop a Positive Self Esteem. Good Apple, 1991

Blocksma, Mary. Reading the numbers: A Survival Guide to the Measurements, Numbers, and Sizes Encountered in Everyday Life. Viking, New York, 1989

Brown, Sam. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe: Math Activities for Young Children. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981

Burns, Marilyn. The I hate mathematics! Book. Little, Brown, 1982

Burns, Marilyn. The book of think. Little, Brown, 1976

Burns, Marilyn. This book is about Time. Little, Brown, 1978

Burns, Marilyn. Math for smarty pants. Little, Brown, 1982

Coates, G. D. and Stenmark, J. K. Family math for young children. University of California, 1977

Coates, Grace Davila and Jean Kerr Stenmark. Family Math for Young Children: Comparing. Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, 1997

Daniel, Becky. Math Brainstorms. Good Apple, 1990

Davila, Grace Coates and Jean Kerr Stenmark.  Family Math for Young Children.  Regents, University of California, 1997

Doman, Glenn; Janet Doman. How To Teach Your Baby Math: The Gentle Revolution. Square One Publishers, 2005

Frank, Majorie. The Kid's Stuff Book of Math for the Primary Grades. Incentive Publications, 1987

Gillespie, Janet G. and Kanter, Patsy. Every Day Counts Partner Games K-6. Houghton Mifflin, 2003

Hopkins, Lee Bennet, ed. Marvelous Math (collection of poems). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997

Hough Belva Lightener, Here's Help! For Primary Math. School Specialty Childrens Pub., 1988

Kanter, Patsy. Helping your child learn math. Heath, 1999

Kaye, Peggy. Games for Math: Playful Ways to Help Your Child Learn Math from Kindergarten to Third Grade. Pantheon.Kaye, 1988

Kulm, Gerald. Math Power at Home. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991

Kulm, Gerald. Math Power in the Community. American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1991

Lauber, Judi, Series Editor.  Math Sense: Algebra and Geometry.  New Readers Press, 2003

Lauber, Judi, Series Editor.  Math Sense: Comprehensive Review.  New Readers Press, 2003

Lauber, Judi, Series Editor.  Math Sense: Decimals, Fractions, Ratios, and Percents.  New Readers Press, 2003

Lauber, Judi, Series Editor.  Math Sense: Measurement and Data Analysis.  New Readers Press, 2003

Lauber, Judi, Series Editor.  Math Sense: Whole Numbers and Money.  New Readers Press, 2003

Marsh’ Carol, Chad Beard (Editor), Cecil Anderson , Lynette Rowe. Math for Boys. Gallopade International, 2004

Marsh’ Carol, Chad Beard (Editor), Cecil Anderson , Lynette Rowe. Math for Girls. Gallopade International, 2004

Matyas, Marsha and Triana, Estrella M. In Touch with Mathematics (available in English and Spanish). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995

Miller, Marcia K. Quick and Easy Learning Games: Math (Grades 1-3). Professional Books, 1999

Mokros, Jan. Beyond facts and flashcards: Exploring math with your kids. Heinemann, 1996

Morrison, Philip, and Morrison, Phylis.  Powers of Ten. Scientific American Library, 1982

Mosley, Frances and Susan Meredith.  Help Your Child Learn Number Skills.  Usborne Publishing, 1989.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Family Math Awareness Activities. 1996

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Using Calculators to Improve Your Child's Math Skills

Polonsky, Lydia, Freedman, Dorothy, Lesher, Susan and Morrison, Kate. Math for the Very Young: A Handbook of Activities for Parents and Teachers. John Wiley & Sons, 1995

Powell, Mary.  Math "Stuff" You've Forgotten.  MATHCO Educational Materials, 2001

Reys, Barbara. Elementary School Mathematics: What Parents Should Know About Problem Solving. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1999

Robertson, Laurel. Homeside math: K-2 Standards-based math ideas for parents. Developmental Studies Center, 2000

Room, Adrian. The Guiness Book of Numbers. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Schwartz, David. G is for Googol. Tricycle Press, 1998

Scinto, Joyce M. and Wals, Jeanna. Math Stories, New Readers Press, 1992

Shoecraft, Paul Joseph and Clukey, Terry James.  Making Math Success Happen: The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology on Mathematics.  International Society for Technology in Education, 2003

Stenmark, J. K., Thompson, V., and Cossey, R.. Family math. Regents, University of California, 1987

Thompson, V. and Mayfield-Ingram, K. Family math: The middle school years. Regents, University of California. 1998

Walthall, Barbara (ed.). IDEAAAS: Sourcebook for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995

Zaslavsky, Claudia. Math games and activities from around the world. Chicago Review Press, 1998

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Picture Books

----- Counting Rhymes.  Brimax Books, 1982

Adler David.  Calculator Fun.  Franklin Watts, 1981

Adler, David A. Fun With Fractions.  Wiley 2001

Axelrod, Amy. Pigs at Odds: Fun With Math and Games.  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000

Beck, Ian.  Five Little Ducks.  Holt, 1992

Blumenthal, Nancy.  Count-a-Saurus.  Four Winds Press, 1989

Bourke, Linda.  Eye Count: A Book of Counting Puzzles.  Chronicle Books, 1995

Boynton,Sandra.  Hippos Go Berserk.  Simon and Schuster Published, 1996

Bridwell, Norman.  Count on Clifford.  Scholastic, 1987

Brisson, Pat.  Benny's Pennies.  Doubleday Book for Young Readers, 1993

Brooks, Alan.  Frogs Jump: a counting book.  Scholastic Hardcover, 1996

Brunhoff, Laurent De.  Babar's Counting Book.  Harry Abrams Inc., 2003

Carle, Eric.  1 2 3 to the Zoo.  Philomel Books, 1968

Carle, Eric. Rooster's Off to See the World.  Saxonville, 1972

Carle, Eric The Very Hungry Caterpillar.   Philomel, 1969

Carlstrom.  Nancy White.  Let's Count It Out, Jesse Bear.  Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Christelow, Eileen.  Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.  Clarion Books, 1991

Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree.  Clarion Books, 1992

Chwast, Seymour.  The Twelve Circus Rings.  Harcourt, 1993.

Crews, Donald.  Ten Black Dots.  Greenwillow, 1986

Dale, Penny,  Ten Out of Bed.  Candlewick, 1996

De Regniers, Beatrice.  So Many Cats!  Clarion Books 2002

Dee, Ruby. Two Ways to Count to Ten.  Holt, 1990

Duke, Kate.  One Guinea Pig is Not Enough.  Puffin, 2001)

Edwards, :Pamela Duncan.  Warthogs in the Kitchen.  Hyperion, 1998

Falwell, Catheryn.  Feast for 10.   Clarion Books, 1993

Falwell, Catheryn.  Turtle Splash!  Greenwillow; August 1, 2001

Feelings, Tom.  Moja Means One:  Swahili Counting Book.  Puffin, 1992

Freymann, Saxton.  One Lonely Seahorse.  Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000

Gag, Wanda Millions of Cats.  Putnam, 2004

Geisert, Author.  Pigs from 1 to 10.  Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books, 1992

Giganti, Paul.  Each Orange Had Eight Slices.  HarperTrophy, 1999

Hague, Kathleen.  Numbears.  Holt, 1986

Hague, Kathleen.  Ten Little Bears.  Morrow Junior Books, 1999

Halsey, Megan.  Circus 1-2-3.  HarperCollins, 2000)

Hamm, Diane How Many Feet in the Bed?  Aladdin, 1994

Hopkins, Lee Bennett. Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems.  Simon & Schuster, 1997

Inkpen, Mick.  Kipper's Numbers.  Red Wagon Books, 1999

Ipcar, Dahlov.  Brown Cow Farm.  Down East Books, 2003

Kellogg, Steven.  Give the Dog a Bone.  SeaStar Books, 2000

LeSieg, Theo (Dr. Suess).  Ten Apples Up on Top!  Random House, 1961

Lopresti, Angeline Sparagna.  A Place for Zero: A Math Adventure.  Charlesbridge Publishing, 2003

MacDonald, Suse.  Numblers.  Dial Books, 1988

MacMillan, Bruce.  Counting Wildflowers.  William Morrow , 1986

MacMillan, Bruce.  Eating Fractions.  Scholastic Press, 1991

MacMillan, Bruce.  One, Two: One Pair.  Scholastic Trade, 1991

Maestro, Betsy.  Dollars and Cents for Harriet.  Knopf Books, 1988

Merriam, Eve.  12 Ways to Get to 11.  Aladdin, 1996

Mole, Karen Bryant.  Counting.  Gareth Stevens, 2000

Murphy, Stuart, J.  Spunky Monkeys on Parade.  HarperCollins, 1999

O'Keefe, Susan Heyboer,  One Hungry Monster.  Joy Street Books, 1992

Pallotta, Jerry.  The Icky Bug Counting Book.  Charlesbridge Publishing, 1992

Pinczes, Elinor J. A Remainder of One.  Houghton Mifflin, 2002

Rockwell, Anne.  100 School Days.  HarperCollins, 2002

Sendak, Maurice.  Seven Little Monsters.  Volo, 2004

Sis, Peter.  Waving:  A Counting  Book.  Greenwillow,1988

Schwartz, David M. How Much Is a Million?  HarperTrophy, 1993

Szekeres, Cyndy.  I Can Count 100 Bunnies And So Can You.  Cartwheel Books 1999

Tang, Greg.  Math Fables.  Scholastic Press, 2004

Tang, Greg.  Math for All Seasons.  Scholastic Press, 2002

Walsh, Ellen Stoll.   Mouse Count.  Harcourt Children's Books, 1991

Walsh, Kieran.  Kitchen Math.  Rourke Pub., 2004.

Walton, Rick.  How Many How Many How Many.  Candlewick, 1996

Weston, Martha.  Bea's 4 Bears.  Clarion Books, 1992

Williams, Garth.  The Chicken Book.  University of Georgia Press, 2000

Wise, William.  Ten Sly Piranhas: A Counting Story in Reverse.  Puffin Books, 2004

Yektai, Niki.  Bears in Pairs.  Aladdin, 1991

Yolen, Jane.  An Invitation to the Butterfly Ball.  Boyds Mills Press, 1997

Ziefert, Harriet. A Dozen Ducklings Lost and Found: A Counting Story.  Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books, 2002

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For Young Readers

Adler, Irving.  Mathematics.  Golden Press, 1965

Adler,Irving.  The Giant Golden Book of Mathematics.  Goldencraft, 1968

Anno, Mitsumasa.   Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar.  Philomel, 1983

Anno, Mitsumasa.   Anno's Math Games.  Paperstar Book, 1997

Anno, Mitsumasa.   Anno's Math Games II.  Putnam Publishing Group, 1997

Anno, Mitsumasa.   Anno's Math Games III.  Paper Star, 1997

Asimov, Isaac.  How Did We Find Out About Numbers?  Lectorum,1984

Blum, Raymond.  Classic Mathemagic.  Metrobooks, 2002

Blum, Raymond.  Mathemagic.  Sterling, 1991

Bluman, Allan G.  Pre-algebra demystified.  McGraw-Hill, 2004.

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield.  Think Metric!  Harpercollins, 1972

Burns, Marylyn.  Math for Smarty Pants.  Little Brown & Co, 1982

Burns, Marylyn.  The "I Hate Mathematics!" Book.  Little, Brown, 1975)

Caron, Lucille. Fractions and Decimals. Enslow Publishers, 2000

Cushman, Jean.  Do You Wanna Bet? Your Chance to Find Out About Probability.  Clarion Books, 1991

Hallamore, Elisabeth.  The Metric Book of Amusing Things to Do.  Greey de Pencier Publications, 1974

Haney, Jan P.  Calculators.  Heinemann Library, 1984

Krantz, Steven G.  Calculus demystified.  McGraw-Hill, 2003

Laithwaite, Eric.  Shape: the Purpose of Forms.  Franklin Watts, 1986

Long, Lynette.  Great graphs and sensational statistics : games and activities that make math easy and fun.  John Wiley, 2004.

Long, Lynette. Math Smarts: Tips, tricks, and secrets for making math more fun!  AmericanGirl Library, 2004

Lweris, Patrick. Arithme-tickle. Harcourt, 2002

Maor, Eli.  The Facts on File calculus handbook.  Facts on File, 2003

Marke, Sandra.  Discovering Graph Secrets.  Atheneum Books, 1997

Mori, Tsuyoshi.  Socrates and the Three Little Pigs.  Putnam, 1986

Patilla, Peter. Starting With: Adding and Subtracting. Oxford Press, 2000

Reeves, Diane Lindsey.  Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Math.  Checkmark Books, 2000

Riedel, Manfred.  Odds and Chances for Kids.  Prentice-Hall, 1979

Sharp The Sneaky Square and 113 Other Math Activities for Kids.  TAB Books, 1990

Sitomer, Mindel and Harry. Zero is not nothing. Thomas Y Crowell, 1978

Smoother, Marion. Let's Investigate Numbers (A series, several books, each featuring different concepts). Marshall Cavendish, 1993

Stienecker, David. Discover Math: Numbers. Benchmark Books, 1996

Tang, Greg. Grapes of Math.  Scholastic Press, 2001

Tang, Greg. Math Appeal (sequel to Grapes of Math).  Scholastic Press, 2001

Tang, Greg. Math Potatoes.  Scholastic Press, 2005

Tang, Greg. Math-terpieces.  Scholastic Press, 2003

Tang, Greg. The Best of Times.  Scholastic Press, 2002

VanCleave, Janice.  Math for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Math Fun.  Jossey-Bass, 1991

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Math Books for Young Adults

Adams, Dany Spencer. Lab Math: A Handbook of Measurements, Calculations, and Other Quantitative Skills for Use at the Bench. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2003

Ball, Johnny.  Go figure!  DK, 2005

Barrow, John. That Encode the Deepest Secrets of the Universe. Pantheon, 2003

Barrow, John. The Constants of Nature: From Alpha to Omega--the Numbers. Pantheon, 2003

Botermans, Jack and Helen Tichler. The Big Brain Workout. Sterling, 2005

Casti, John. Mathematical Mountaintops: The Five Most Famous Problems of All Time. Oxford, 2001

Davis, Philip and Reubin Hersh. The Mathematical Experience. Houghton-Mifflin, 1998

Devlin, Keith. Life by the Numbers. Wiley, 1999

Diggins, Julia. String, Straightedge, and Shadow. Whole Spirit Press, 2003

Enzensberger, Hans. The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure. Metropolitan, 1998

Gibilisco, Stan.  Everyday math demystified.  McGraw-Hill, 2004

Herzog, David Alan. CliffsNotes Parent's Crash Course Elementary School Math. CliffsNotes, 2005

Immergut, Britta, and Jean Burr Smith.  Arithmetic and algebra again:  Leaving math anxiety behind forever.  McGraw-Hill, 2005

Krantz, Steven.  Differential equations demystified.  McGraw-Hill, 2005

Pantheon Books.  Curious minds : twenty-seven scientists describe what inspired them to choose their paths.  Pantheon Books, 2004

Pappas, Theoni. The Magic of Mathematics. Wide World Publishing, 1994

Pappas, Theoni. Mathematics Appreciation. Wide World Publishing, 1986

Pappas, Theoni. Math Talk. Wide World Publishing, 1986

Pappas, Theoni. The Joy of Mathematics. Wide World Publishing, 1989

Pappas, Theoni. More Joy of Mathematics: Exploring Mathematics All Around You. World Wide, 1991

Peterson, Ivars. The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics. Freeman, 1988

Rademacher, Hans and Otto Toeplitz. The Enjoyment of Math. Dover, 1990

Rucker, Rudy. The Fourth Dimension: Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality. Houghton Mifflin, 1984

Rappaport, Josh. Algebra Survival Kit. Singing Turtle Press, 1998

Reid, Constance. From Zero to Infinity: What Makes Numbers Interesting. A K Peter, 2006

Rucker, Rudy. Infinity and the Mind. Princeton, 1995

Rucker, Rudy. Mind Tools: The Five Levels of Mathematical Reality. Mariner, 1988

Saunders, Hal. When Are We Ever Gonna Have to Use This? Dale Seymour, 1981

Seife, Charles. Zero. The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. Viking, 2000

Stein, Sherman. How The Other Half Thinks: Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning. McGraw-Hill, 2001

Stewart, Ian. Nature's Numbers: The Unreal Reality of Mathematics. Basic, 1997

Thompson, Frances.  Hands-On Algebra.  The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1998

Todd, Deborah.  Facts on File:  Algebra Handbook.  Facts on File, 2003

Wright, Robert. Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny. Vintage, 2001

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