Number Sense
Title 

Grade


The 329th Friend 
Sharmat 
25

Numbers up to 329 
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins 
Seuss 
PK3

Series, permutations, larger numbers 
The 512 Ants on Sullivan Street 
Losi 
PK3

Sequences, doubling to 512 Ants 
A Grain of Rice 
Pittman 
46

Doubling, powers of two, exponential growth, large numbers 
A Million Chameleons 
Young 
PK3

Million; large numbers 
A Million Fish, More or Less 
McKissack 
PK3

Multicultural story, millions 
Among the Odds & Evens: A Tale of Adventure 
Turner 
PK3

Even/odd numbers and their properties Lesson 
Anno’s Counting House (oop) 
Anno 
PK3

One by one; can read book backwards 
Anno’s Hat Tricks 
Anno 
PK3

Guessing tricks 
Anno’s Magic Seeds 
Anno 
PK3

Doubling; addition/subtraction 
Apt 3 
Keats 
PK3

Estimating 
The Baker’s Dozen 
Forest 
PK3

Baker’s dozen (13); number relationships 
Bats on Parade 
Appelt 
PK3

385 marching band bats 
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares 
Murphy 
48

Magic squares 
Betcha! 
Murphy 
PK3

Estimation Webpage 
Big Numbers 
Packard 
PK3

Pictures of large numbers to quadrillion; powers of ten; infinity 
Billions of Bugs (oop) 
Petie 
PK3

Billions 
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci 
D’Agnese 
38

Fictonal account of life of Fibonacci, his sequence and the shell spiral 
Bunches & Bunches of Bunnies (oop) 
Mathews 
PK3

Square numbers 
The Candy Corn Contest 
Giff 
PK3

Estimation; Thanksgiving; third grade class 
Caps for Sale 
Slobodkina 
PK3

Patterns, permutations 
The Case of the Missing Birthday Party 
Rocklin 
PK3

Place value 
Circus Shapes 
Murphy 
PK3

Estimation 
Counting Crocodiles 
Sierra 
K2

Counting 110; summing all animals 
Counting our Way to the 100th Day 
Franco 
K5

100 poems touching on the different patterns related to the number 100 
Coyotes All Around 
Murphy 
PK3

Estimation; rounding 
Dave’s DownToEarth Rock Shop 
Murphy 
46

Set theory; classification 
Dinosaur Deals 
Murphy 
PK3

Equivalent numbers 
Divide & Ride 
Murphy 
PK3

Amusement park, prime numbers, remainders 
Even Steven and Odd Todd 
Cristald 
PK3

Even, odd numbers Even & odd Even/odd in world 
Germs Make Me Sick 
Berger 
PK3

Doubling Lesson 
The Giant Jam Sandwich 
Lord 
PK3

Millions 
Goldilocks & the Three Bears 
Marshall 
PK3

11 correspondence Lesson 1989 Caldecott 
The Great Math Tattle Battle 
Bowen 
25

Addition/subtraction; number sense; multiplication 
Half Magic 
Eager 
46

Halving & doubling 
Henry the Fourth 
Murphy 
PK3

Ordinal numbers 
How Many Feet? How Many Tails? 
Burns 
K2

Riddles about summing feet and tails 
How Many Stars in the Sky 
Hort 
PK3

Counting stars; large numbers; infinity; African American people 
How Much is a Million? 
Schwartz 
PK3

Million, billion, trillion 
I Can Count the Petals of a Flower 
Wahl 

Even/odd, primes/composites, factors 
I Love You More 
Cooley 
PK3

Infinity and beyond 
Is A Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? (Spanish) 
Wells 
PK3

Large numbers, size Webpage 
It’s Pumpkin Time 
Hall 
PK3

Seasons, counting, sequencing 
Just Enough Carrots 
Murphy 
PK3

Comparison; more, fewer, same 
The King’s Chessboard 
Birch 
PK3

Multicultural story, powers of 2; large numbers 
Less Than Zero 
Murphy 
PK3

Negative numbers; adding & subtracting; graph 
The Lion’s Share 
McElligott 
PK3

halving and doubling 
The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures 
Tahan 
510

Mathrelated adventures in the ancient Arab world 
Math Fables 
Tang 
PK1

Number sense; place value; subitization 
Math for All Seasons 
Tang 
25

Number sense; problem solving 
Math in a Bath 
Atherlay 
PK3

Mathematics all day long 
Melisande (oop) 
Nesbit 
PK3

Multiplication; doubling; hairy fairy tale 
Millions of Cats 
Gag 
PK3

Millions St Ives poem 
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain 
Lobel 
PK3

Estimating 
Missing Mittens 
Stuart 
PK3

Even and odd 
Moira’s Birthday (Spanish) 
Munsch 
PK3

Estimation 
Monster Musical Chairs 
Murphy 
PK3

One less than 
More or Less a Mess 
Keenan 
PK3

Sorting, patterns 
More, Fewer, Less 
Hoban 
PK3

Comparing amounts 
Mr Magnolia 
Blake 
All

Pairs; odd & even 
Mrs McTats and Her House Full of Cats 
Capucilli 
36

Triangular numbers 
My Even Day 
Fisher & Sneed 
PK3

Even numbers 
My Full Moon is Square 
Pinczes 
PK3

Square numbers 
My Half Day 
Fisher & Sneed 
PK3

Fractions 
My Mum & Dad Make Me Laugh 
Sharratt 

Patterns and shapes 
Next Please 
Jandl & Junge 
K1

Ordinal numbers 
No Jumping on the Bed 
Arnold 
PK3

"I’ve told you a million times!" 
Ocean Counting 
Pallotta 
K3

Even and odd numbers 
Odd and Even 
Tucker 
PK3

Odd and even number patterns 
Odd and Even Socks 
Chrismer 
PK3

Odd and even numbers 
Odds & Evens (oop) 
Goennel 
PK3

Numbers to 13 
The Odds Get Even: The Day Odd Numbers Went on Strike 
Hall 
PK3

Odd and even numbers 
On Beyond a Million 
Schwartz 
PK3

Big numbers; powers of ten; googol; infinity 
One Grain of Rice 
Demi 
PK3

Multicultural story, powers of 2 Webpage A million dollars 
One is a Snail Ten is a Crab 
Sayre & Sayre 
PK3

Tens and ones represented by number of feet 
One Two Three Sassafras! 
Murphy 
46

Numerical order 
Piece = Part = Portion: Fractions = Decimals = Percents 
Gifford 
35

Fractions in pictures including 1/7 of week and 1/11 of a soccer team 
Phoebe and the Hot Water Bottles (oop) 
Furchgott & Dawson 

Grouping, graphing, counting to 158 
Powers of Ten 
Eames & Eames 
112

Flipbook with pictures dilating/shrinking with powers of ten 
The Rajah’s Rice 
Barry 
PK3

Multicultural story, powers of 2 
Rabbits Rabbits Everywhere 
McCallum 
36

Fibonacci numbers 
Rabbit’s Pajama Party 
Murphy 
PK3

Sequences 
Sea Squares 
Hulme 
PK3

Square numbers; square roots; arrays 
Seaweed Soup 
Murphy 
PK3

Onetoone correspondence; matching sets 
Six Foolish Fishermen 
San Souci & Kennedy 
PK3

A plan to fish without enough poles goes awry; logic and errors of counting 
Spunky Monkeys on Parade 
Murphy 
K2

Counting by twos, threes, fours 
Stone Soup 1948 Caldecott 
Brown 
PK3

Multicultural story, cooking 
Teddy Bears’ Picnic 
Kennedy 
PK3

Counting, 
Ten Times Better 
Michelson & Baskin 
PK3

Powers of ten 
The Tiger Who Came to Tea 
Kerr 
PK3

Ordinal numbers 
The Token Gift 
McKibbon 
PK3

Powers of two; large numbers; exponential growth 
The Toothpaste Millionaire 
Merrill 
46

Million; money 
The Twelve Circus Rings 
Chwast 
PK3

Sum sequence of entertainers (handshake problem) 
The Twelve Days of Christmas 
(various) 

Christmas Lesson ideas 
The Warrior and the Wise Man 
Wisniewski 
PK3

Moral of the story 
The Water Hole 
Base 
K5

Addition of integers 
Thinking  Allington 
PK3

Series 
Three Little Kittens 
Nursery rhyme 

Online game 
Twelve Days of Christmas Cats 
Daily 
PK3

Christmas, cats 
Two by Two 
Reid 
PK3

Noah & ark; square numbers; multiplication; problem solving 
Two Hundred Rabbits (oop) 
Anderson 

Composite/prime numbers, factors 
Underwater Counting: Even Numbers 
Pallotta 
K3

Even numbers 
Uno’s Garden 
Base 
18

Sequences, prime numbers, multiplication as repeated addition, squared and cubed numbers 
What’s a Pair? What’s a Dozen? 
Swinburne 
PK3

Words indicating two and twelve 
Who Sank the Boat? 
Allen 
PK3

Patterns; weight, balance, capacity; prediction Webpage 
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears 
Aardema 
PK3

Patterns; multicultural 1976 Caldecott 
Wild Fibonacci 
Hulme 
PK3

Fibonacci numbers in nature 
Zero: Is It Something? Is It Nothing? 
Zaslavsky 
PK3

Zero 
Zero is Not Nothing 
Sitomer 
PK3

Zero 