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