This book takes the world and all the people in it and puts in the context of a village of 100 people. I like how it made it understandable for childrThis book takes the world and all the people in it and puts in the context of a village of 100 people. I like how it made it understandable for children. I felt it celebrated the cultures. It even planted the seed to talk about taking care of environment, providing equal rights for all individuals, and highlighted how the basic necessities in our world are not available to everyone. It could be used in so many subject areas....more

I think this book is great for use in practicing addition and subtraction skills. It is very interactive for the children. My only criticism is that II think this book is great for use in practicing addition and subtraction skills. It is very interactive for the children. My only criticism is that I found the instructions a little difficult to understand. However, if the instructions were clearly modeled and explained, then this could be a great activity for students....more

This book is perfect for beginning readers. It is also great for read aloud. It's a fun, colorful counting book that could be a go-to for a fun activiThis book is perfect for beginning readers. It is also great for read aloud. It's a fun, colorful counting book that could be a go-to for a fun activity. It can easily be created into something hands-on for students where you can create your own tree and numbers and they can re-enact the story....more

This books discusses rounding in a fun, interesting way. It also includes cool facts about the animals in the story. It gives a visual for rounding toThis books discusses rounding in a fun, interesting way. It also includes cool facts about the animals in the story. It gives a visual for rounding to go with what is read. It also has some great activities at the end....more

This book compares animal characteristics to what they would look like in a human. It is very interesting and entertaining. It could be used to discusThis book compares animal characteristics to what they would look like in a human. It is very interesting and entertaining. It could be used to discuss comparisons and possible estimation. The mathematical explanations are also included. Great for animal lovers....more

This book is great for students who enjoy a something a little challenging. It uses a story about the magic seeds to discuss doubling. It starts of siThis book is great for students who enjoy a something a little challenging. It uses a story about the magic seeds to discuss doubling. It starts of simple with basic doubles and subtraction but as the numbers get larger, it gets a little harder....more

This book is a great one to use to introduce fractions. It mainly talks about halves so elaboration on fourths and so would have to be explained. It aThis book is a great one to use to introduce fractions. It mainly talks about halves so elaboration on fourths and so would have to be explained. It also uses rhyming which is always fun. At the end of the book there are some great extension activities and games....more

This book is great for animal lovers. It gives a clear, simple definition of patterns and shows examples of patterns we see in real life. It can be usThis book is great for animal lovers. It gives a clear, simple definition of patterns and shows examples of patterns we see in real life. It can be used to introduce patterns. It also encourages students to look for patterns around them....more

This is a very cute counting book. It can be used for rhyming,i.e. if students understand rhyming they'll be able to chime in. It is also great for reThis is a very cute counting book. It can be used for rhyming,i.e. if students understand rhyming they'll be able to chime in. It is also great for read aloud. ...more

I thought this book nicely explained what a fraction was. It also showed lots of good examples of fractions. I liked that it included real life examplI thought this book nicely explained what a fraction was. It also showed lots of good examples of fractions. I liked that it included real life examples and introduced fractions of sets. I thought it could use a little more explanation in the beginning instead of starting off with just we're going to talk about fractions....more

I thought this was a great book on fractions. It broke fractions down part by part so that it was easy to understand. This would be a great book to reI thought this was a great book on fractions. It broke fractions down part by part so that it was easy to understand. This would be a great book to read aloud as class because it includes great hands on activities that everyone could do together. I also thought it was clever that it used fractions to explain money as well....more

I thought this counting book was interesting in that it showed different songs and rhymes from different Carribean cultures. The words were fun to sayI thought this counting book was interesting in that it showed different songs and rhymes from different Carribean cultures. The words were fun to say. It's a great way to make counting fun....more

This book is interesting because it's written as a series of math conversations. The students get a chance to practice the math facts s they go along.This book is interesting because it's written as a series of math conversations. The students get a chance to practice the math facts s they go along. Great for addition practice. I also like that it showed how addition can be used in diferent situations....more

I thought this book was awesome. It integrates both science and math wonderfully. It's a counting book but it also provides information about each aniI thought this book was awesome. It integrates both science and math wonderfully. It's a counting book but it also provides information about each animal. It is great for your animal lovers who perhaps are not that interested in counting. It also has great animal sounds and would be great to use as an example of onomatopoeias....more

This book is a great counting book. It uses instruments instead of animals which is interesting. It introduces some new words that children may not beThis book is a great counting book. It uses instruments instead of animals which is interesting. It introduces some new words that children may not be familiar with so it may be best to read the book more as a group rather than individual....more

This book is great because it' interactive. I had a little trouble understanding the wheel turning,, so it should be explained clearly before reading.This book is great because it' interactive. I had a little trouble understanding the wheel turning,, so it should be explained clearly before reading. It's great to practice subtracting and can be easily used as an activity for the whole class to do together. ...more

The title of this book will definitely catch students' attention. It introduces words students may not be familiar with. It is great to use for additiThe title of this book will definitely catch students' attention. It introduces words students may not be familiar with. It is great to use for addition practice. A lesson to be taken from this book is to have students come up with their own unlikely addition problems....more

I thought this book was entertaining. The story line was funny. There were great rhyming words.I think it would be great to illustrate that all rhyminI thought this book was entertaining. The story line was funny. There were great rhyming words.I think it would be great to illustrate that all rhyming words don't have to have the same ending. It can also be used to practice counting. ...more

I thought this book was very cute. The illustrations are great and it uses a variety of topics to explain building numbers. It clearly shows number buI thought this book was very cute. The illustrations are great and it uses a variety of topics to explain building numbers. It clearly shows number building from the traditional way of two numbers as well as using a combination of numbers. Also the pictures clearly match the words so the children can count for themselves. ...more

This book is very simple but is good for practice with place value. It can be used in a small group or individuallly for a student to practice place vThis book is very simple but is good for practice with place value. It can be used in a small group or individuallly for a student to practice place value. The book talks about a kid going on a road trip and the place value game she plays to pass the time. ...more