Measurement

Title

Author
Grade

Comments
Actual
Size
Jenkins
PK-5
Animal
collages in actual size
A
House for Hermit Crab
Carle
PK-3
Measurement;
months of the year; timeline
Alley
Oop!
Mayer
PK-3
Estimate
weight of each animal; total
A
Pig is Big
Florian
PK-3
Size
Armadillo
Rodeo
Brett
PK-3
Lesson
Block
City
Stevenson
PK-3
Measurement;
architecture; city design      Lesson
Carrie
Measures Up
Aber
PK-3
Measuring
things around the house
Come
Away From the Water, Shirley
Burningham
& Cape
PK-3
Capacity

Counting
on Frank

Clement
PK-6

Volume and other measurements
Esio
Trot
Dahl
4-6
Size;
tortoises
Fannie
in the Kitchen
Hopkinson
PK-3
Precise
measurements; cooking recipes

Farmer
Mack Measures His Pig

Johnston
PK-3

Fatter and better jumper

Fish
Fry Tonight

Koller
PK-3

Size comparison

How
Big is a Foot?

Myller
PK-3

Non-standard measurements      
How
Tall, How Short, How Far Away
Adler
PK-3
Metric/standard
measurements; history of measurement     Lesson
How
to Weigh an Elephant
Barner
PK-3
Animals
compare weight to an elephant
The
100-Pound Problem
Dussling
PK-3
Weight;
problem solving

If
You Hopped Like a Frog

Schwartz
PK-3

Ratio of sizes

Inch
by Inch

Lionni
PK-3

Non-standard units
1960 Caldecott winner     Webpage
Inchworm
and a Half
Pinczes
PK-3
Measuring
the garden; whole numbers & fractions
Is
the Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is?
Wells
PK-3
Measurement,
large number sense      Lesson
Jack
& the Beanstalk
 
Estimation
of measurement      
Webpage
Jim
& the Beanstalk
Briggs
PK-3
Twisted
tale of measurement and proportion
Just
a Little Bit
Tompert
PK-3
Weight
& balancing amounts
Keep
Your Distance
Herman
PK-3
Distance
in inches, feet, yards, miles
Long,
Short, High, Low, Thin, Wide
Fey
Measurement
Lulu’s
Lemonade
Derubertis
PK-3
Recipe
doubling; teaspoons, tablespoons, cups, pints, and gallons
The
Man Who Walked Between The Towers
Gerstein
K-6
Highest
towers; 44 pound cable; height
Caldecott book
Mapping
Penny’s World
Leedy
PK-3
Map
scale, key, symbols
Marvin
Measures Up
Browning
PK-3
Measuring
sticks
Marvin
Weighs In
Browning
PK-3
Weight
The
Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities & Recipes for Kids
D’Amico
& Eich
4-6
Makes
fractions, measurements, multiplication and other math concepts fun
Measuring
for the Art Show
Fosnot
4-6
Measuring;
addition on the open number line
Online

Measuring
Penny

Leedy
PK-3

Non-standard measurement
Millions
to Measure
Schwartz
PK-3
Origins
of measurement
Miss
Nelson is Missing
!
Allard
PK-3
Non-standard
measurement      

More
for Me

Kleinhenz
PK-3

Mouse
Views: What the Class Pet Saw

McMillan
PK-3

Point of view, perspective, size

Much
Bigger Than Martin

Kellogg
PK-3

Size
Mushroom
in the Rain
Ginsburg
PK-3
Mushroom
grows to fit; measurement
My
Friend Rabbit

2003 Caldecott
Rohmann
PK-3
Height


My
Place in Space

Hirst
PK-3


Distance, space, micro/macrocosm

Lesson

The
Mysterious Tadpole
Kellogg
PK-3
Measure
the tadpole
Nature
Got There First
Gates
4-7
Spatial
relations, weight, geometric form
One-Eyed
Jake
Hutchins
PK-3
Pirates;
heavier, lighter; balance
"One
Inch Tall" from Where
the Sidewalk Ends
Silverstein
Measurement
Lesson
Pardon?
Said the Giraffe
West
PK-3
Comparative
sizes
Patrick’s
Dinosaurs
Carrick
PK-3
Large
creatures

Pigs
in the Pantry

Axelrod
PK-3

Cooking measurements; following recipes

Pigs
on the Move

Axelrod
PK-3

Distance

Re-Zoom

Banyai
PK-3

Size; proportion; sequencing
Slower
than a Snail
Schreiber
PK-3
Speed;
size

Star
Maiden

Esbensen
PK-3

Non-standard measurement; Native American tale
Storybook
Stew: Cooking with Books Kids Love
Barchers
4-6
Cooking
measures
Strega
Nona
dePaola PK-3 Volume;
measurement; too much pasta

Super
Sand Castle Saturday

Murphy
PK-3

Non-standard measurement; multi-ethnic
Tell
Me How Far It Is
(Spanish)
Willis
PK-3
Length;
distance

The
Best Bug Parade: Comparing Sizes

Murphy
PK-3

Size

The
Biggest Fish

Keenan
PK-3

Non-standard
The
Borrowers
Norton
4-6
Scale,
ratio, and proportion

The
Dragon’s Scales

Albee
PK-3

Weight; balance scales

The
Fattest, Tallest, Biggest Snowman Ever

Rex
PK-3

Size
The
Foot Book
Seuss
PK-3
Estimating
measurement     
Lesson

The
Enormous Turnip

Tolstoi
PK-3

Size vs ability

The
Light Princess

MacDonals
4-6

Weight, mass, weightlessness; gravity
The
Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
Brett
PK-3
Size;
Ukrainian folktale
The
Trouble with Elephants
Riddell
PK-3
Size,
weight
The
Mysterious Tadpole
Kellogg
PK-3
Size
The
Village of Round and Square Houses
Grifalconi
PK-3
Actual
African village story
There’s
No Place Like Space
Rabe
4-8
Space;
distance; measurement      Webpage

Thunder
Cake

Polacco
PK-3

Cooking
Tiddalick,
the Frog Who Caused a Flood
Roennfeldt
PK-3
Capacity;
aboriginal dreamtime legend

Twelve
Snails to One Lizard

Hightower
PK-3

Non-standard measurement; length in inches/feet/yards
Two
Greedy Bears
Ginsburg
PK-3
Measurement;
Hungarian folktale
Wagon
Wheels
Brenner
PK-3
Distance;
how long to travel
What’s
Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew?
(Spanish)
Wells
4-6

Size from small to big

What’s
Up with That Cup

Keenan
PK-3

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Choosing
measuring tools

Who
Sank the Boat?

Allen
PK-3 

Weight, balance, capacity; estimation & prediction; sink/float     

Webpage

Capacity
lesson
Wilma
Unlimited
Krull
4-6
Measurement;
timeline; Olympics

Zoom

Banyai
PK-3

Size; perspective