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Mrs. H. from Winston Salem NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There's Math in This Book!

The cost of 23 Math Children's Books including Ten Black Dots Donald Crews and Pattern Henry Arthur Pluckrose from Barnes and Noble is $340, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am a new teacher from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I teach at a school with children from very poor socioeconomic backgrounds. My students come to my classroom with very little background information. So, I try to build this background information through books, videos, computer resources, and field trips as much as I possibly can. I also try to find creative ways to teach my students so that school is a fun and exciting place for them to be. This summer I have gone to a couple math workshops that had outstanding lesson ideas to go with fun creative picture books my first graders next year would absolutely love! Children's books are a fantastic resource for introducing and extending mathematical ideas and also providing them with essential real world examples. I have taught with math books before, and the students love them! Soon they learn to recognize math books and they will even shout out ?there's math in this book!? Unfortunately I do not have a lot of them in my school to use. I am asking for about twenty books, which I discovered at various workshops, that would allow me to introduce and reinforce a variety of math concepts from geometry to addition and subtraction.

Mrs. H.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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The Doorbell Rang Big Book Pat Hutchins • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
The Quilt Ann Jonas • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On Lois Ehlert • Barnes and Noble $14.40 1 $14.40
Each Orange Had 8 Slices, Vol. 1 Paul Giganti,Donald Crews (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Bats around the Clock Kathi Appelt,Melissa Sweet (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Keeping Quilt Patricia Polacco • Barnes and Noble $14.36 1 $14.36
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt Deborah Hopkinson,James E. Ransome (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.35 1 $14.35
Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale Judith Mathews (Editor),Lily T. Hong (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Grandfather Tang's Story Ann Tompert,Robert Andrew Parker (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 1 $12.76
Ten Black Dots Donald Crews • Barnes and Noble $12.73 1 $12.73
The Greedy Triangle Marilyn Burns,Gordon Silveria (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.86 1 $11.86
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All !: A Mathematical Story Marilyn Burns,Gordon Silveria (Illustrator),Debbie Tilley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.86 1 $11.86
Tails Matthew Van Fleet,Skip Skywarek (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $11.16 1 $11.16
Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings: Fold-out Fun with Textures, Colors, Shapes, Animals Matthew Van Fleet • Barnes and Noble $10.39 1 $10.39
Rooster's off to See the World Eric Carle • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
12 Ways To Get To 11 Eve Merriam,Bernie Karlin (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale Gerald McDermott (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Ten Flashing Fireflies Philemon Sturges,Anna Vojtech (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale Ruby Dee,Susan Meddaugh (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Button Box Margarette S. Reid,Sarah Chamberlain (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
Pattern Henry Arthur Pluckrose • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
Sorting Henry Arthur Pluckrose,Contribution by Ramona G. Choos • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
Three Pigs, One Wolf and Seven Magic Shapes Grace Maccarone,Marilyn Burns,Marilyn Burns,David Neuhaus (Illustrator),David Neuhaus (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

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