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Count the Ways, Little Brown Bear

4.03  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  21 Reviews
Little Brown Bear wants to know how much his mother loves him in this charming bedtime counting book. Full color.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 28th 2002 by Dutton Juvenile (first published January 1st 2002)
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Kerri Harshaw
A cute storyline about a mother bear and her child. The mother continues to tell her child throughout the book how much she loves him by naming numbers of objects. The book counts objects from one to ten. A child reading this book will be able to strengthen their one-to-one correspondence for numbers one through ten. This book would be a great nighttime story for mothers to read to their children before bed. Pictures are bright, playful, and numbered objects are easily countable.
Hatka Kecalovic
Feb 27, 2012 Hatka Kecalovic rated it really liked it
The book Count the Ways, Little Brown Bear by Johnathon London serves as a good supplement for math lessons which deal with numbers and counting. The book also illustrates differences between different times of the day, particularly night and day. The book also deals with family and family structures. The book can also be used as a way of addressing senses, such as smell, sight, and touch. This book can be used in Pre-K to 2 grade classrooms.
Hailey Dellinger
This book is a great book for math that has an emotional tie. I really enjoyed the cute storyline about the mother and baby bear as she integrates math skills by counting objects to describe how much she loves him. I would use this book in Pre-K since it works with numbers one through ten. I believe this book would enhance your knowledge of number correspondence with realistic objects. I would use this to introduce a lesson with numbers 1-10.
Feb 27, 2012 Evelyn rated it liked it
Shelves: ece-3601, math
This book was about a little bear and mama bear that count the ways they love each other. This book is great for teaching students how to count with something they can relate to, such as the love they feel for their loved ones. It also can help student do addition and subtraction. This book can be used for students in grades K-3.
Nov 13, 2012 Ashlee rated it really liked it
This is a very cute story about a mother bear and her baby bear. The mother continues to tell her child throughout the book how much she loves him by naming numbers of objects. The book counts from one to ten. A students reading this book will come more familiar with one-to-one correspondence for numbers one through ten.
Vanita Williams
Jul 20, 2012 Vanita Williams rated it really liked it
Mother Bear compares her love for Little Bear to Little Bear’s fondness for various things, with examples progressing from one to ten. This is a great book to introduce numbers to kindergartners. They will learn how to count to ten in an exciting way with bear characters.
Kiana Sims
This is a really cute book for younger students to enjoy. It tallks about a mother's love for her child and has lots of different math techniques included in the story. The mother expresses her love for her baby bear through counting, addition, and subtraction.
Sha-Quita Jordan
Feb 03, 2011 Sha-Quita Jordan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: family
Mama Brown Bear loves Little Brown Bear, throughout the book Mama Bear tells Little Bear, "You can count the ways." She expresses her love by counting different things saying, "I love you more than...." Overall, this was a great book from beginning to end.
Marian Hoyt
Aug 19, 2009 Marian Hoyt rated it really liked it
This book was colorful and incorporated math in literature. The story is endearing and has little text and colorful pictures which is good for young children. Mama Bear counts objects, while addition and subtraction operations are also included.
This is a counting/math book in disguise. Includes counting to ten but also includes simple addition and subtraction. Could read before nap time in a Kindergarten class. Also reinforces math concepts while connecting them to real life.
Katie Brown
Jan 10, 2012 Katie Brown rated it it was amazing
This is such a cute book! It is a great book for learning numbers and counting to 10. It is a book about how much a Mama Bear loves her baby. It has a lot of verb usage. This is a great little book for younger students.
Michael D.
This children's book uses groupings of objects( also in subsets) to introduces young students to number grouping, counting, and ideas of comparing and contrasting. An educator can do a lot with this delightful children's book!
Jan 19, 2010 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Shelves: family
This book would be great to use in a math lesson. It is a great story about a mother and child and how much they LOVE each other. Students would identify this book with their own mothers or who their mother figure is.
Megan Breslow
This book is about a little bear who is counting all the ways his mother tells him she loves him.
This would be a good book to read to pre-k or K when working on simple math or just reviewing numbers.
Meg McGregor
Jul 17, 2013 Meg McGregor rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-to-lexi
This book is one of my favorites for teaching counting 1-10 and also to show all the ways a Mother loves her child. Should be in every little one's reading collection, in my opinion.
Jasmin Thompson
Apr 14, 2012 Jasmin Thompson rated it really liked it
This book focuses on many themes such as love between a mother and her son. It also teaches childreb about addition and subtraction. I know most children will enjoy reading this book.
Sep 04, 2009 Keji rated it really liked it
A good book for helping children with counting and expresing emotions and feelings.
Christie Suh
Feb 09, 2010 Christie Suh rated it really liked it
Cute book about mother and child. Is a good book for children learning to count.
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sweet book about the ways I love my mother
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Jonathan London is the author of several celebrated children's books. His commitment to honoring the wonders of the natural world has been lauded by readers and critics alike. He is the author of more than 70 children's books, many of which are about nature. He's also the author of the popular Froggy series. He lives in Graton, California with his wife and two sons.
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