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Leonor’s Literature Project

BOOK |
AUTHOR |
TOPIC |

"A Rice Sandwich" from A House on Mango Street |
Cisneros | Permutations; estimation; money; multiplication |

A Cloak for the Dreamer |
Friedman | Pattern, geometric shapes, tessellation, tiling |

A Gebra Named Al |
Isdell | Order of operations; algebra |

A Grain of Rice |
Pittman | Place value, face value |

A Million Fish, More or Less |
McKissack | Bar graph; statistics; mean/median/mode; data table; scatterplot; trend line |

A Wrinkle in Time |
L’Engle | Probability; compound events; equally likely |

All Mixed Up! |
Gukova | Permutations |

Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar |
Masaichino & Mitsumasa |
Permutations; factorial; place value, scientific notation; problem solving; tree diagram |

The Best of Times |
Tang | Multiplication facts, number sense |

Catherine Called Birdy |
Cushman | 2-D shapes; length; metric system conversion; Fibonacci sequence |

The Chronicles of Narnia |
Lewis | Venn diagram; area; perimeter; radius; circumference |

Counting on Frank |
Clement | Estimation; nonstandard measurement; probability |

The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash |
Noble | Number sense; sequences, combinations, operations |

Do You Wanna Bet? |
Cushman | Probability; chance |

Equal Shmequal |
Kroll | Weight; balance; algebra equations; statistical mean |

The Fly on the Ceiling |
Glass | Coordinate grid |

Fraction Action |
Leedy | Fractions, equivalent fractions, numerator, denominator, operations on fractions |

Grandfather Tang’s Story |
Tompert | Geometric shapes, spatial reasoning, perimeter, problem solving |

The Great Graph Contest |
Leedy | Making graphs with accuracy, creativity, and neatness |

Holes | Sachar | Ratio, proportion, data collection, percent |

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth |
Lasky | Circumference, pi, protractors, arcs |

Math Curse |
Scieszka | Permutations, problem solving, timeline, average, sequence, percent, vocabulary, volume |

Moja Means One: A Swahili Counting Book |
Feelings | Number systems; problem solving; logic & reasoning; measurement; conversion |

More M&M Chocolate Candies Math |
McGrath | Bar graph; estimation; average; multiplication; division |

Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry |
Neuschwander | Geometric solids & shapes; nets; spatial reasoning |

My Rows and Piles of Coins |
Mollel | Monetary systems; word problems; permutations |

The Number Devil |
Enzensberger | Number sense; combinations, decimals, fractions, fractals |

One Hundred Hungry Ants |
Princzes | Measurement, multiplication arrays, division, converting units, money |

One Zillion Valentines |
Modell | |

Over the Wall |
Ritter | |

The Pit and the Pendulum |
Poe | Problem solving; T table; graphing; prediction; modeling; pendulums |

The Principal’s New Clothes |
Calmenson | Permutations; ratio; proportion |

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes |
Coerr | Scalene/isosceles/right triangles, line of symmetry, transformations |

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp |
Shields | Measurement; ratio; proportion; coordinate system; symmetry; transformation; area & volume; statistics; 3-D figures; perspective |

Shape Up! Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons |
Adler | Triangles, vertex, angles, quadrilaterals, polygons |

Sir Cumference & the Dragon of Pi |
Neuschwander | Circles, pi, irrational numbers, ratio |

Sir Cumference & the First Round Table |
Neuschwander | Geometric shapes, construction, deconstruction, spatial visualization |

Sir Cumference & the Great Knight of Angleland |
Neuschwander | Obtuse angles, right angles, acute angles, straight angles |

Sir Cumference & the Sword in the Cone |
Neuschwander | Geometric solids; cones; volume; Euler’s Law |

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! A Mathematical Story |
Burns | Perimeter, area, arrangements |

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt |
Hopkinson | Permutations, combinations, probability, square numbers, symmetry, tessellations |

Tiger Math |
Nagda & Bickel | Statistical graphs |

The Warlord’s Puzzle |
Pilegard | Measurement; area; perimeter; fractions |

Weslandia | Fleischman | Time; protractor; angles; number system; sundial |

What’s Your Angle Pythagoras? |
Ellis | Pythagorean Theorem; right triangles; angles |