Connecting Math and Children’s Literature

Looking for some ideas for integrating children’s literature into math instruction? These sites offer some great starting points.

Books Count! Number Fun for Young Children
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=148

Children’s Literature in Mathematics Instruction
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/mathpict.htm

Making Sense of Dollars and Cents: Books About Money
http://www.ala.org/ala/booklinksbucket/MakingSenseofDollars.pdf
Math and Children’s Literature
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/math.html
Math and Literature: A Match Made in the Classroom
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr249.shtml
Math Month in the Library
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/math/librarymath.html

Mathematics Across the Curriculum
http://www.cmc-math.org/stories/storyReader$10
Mathematics and Children’s Literature
http://sci.tamucc.edu/~eyoung/literature.html
Mathwire: Math Literature Connections
http://www.mathwire.com/literature/literature.html
PBS Teacher Recommended Books: Math
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/bookslinks/bookspages/math-archive.html
Picture Books + Math = Fun
http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/publishing/booklinks/resources/PictureBooksPlusMath.pdf
S.M.A.R.T. Books
http://www.k-state.edu/smartbooks/index.html
Teaching Mathematics with Children’s Literature
http://fcit.usf.edu/math/resource/bib.html

If you have a link to suggest, please leave a comment and I will review the site for inclusion on this list.

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