You can use this book when teaching multiplication. It doesn't really have a story but it gives you strategies on how to multiply numbers. It also givYou can use this book when teaching multiplication. It doesn't really have a story but it gives you strategies on how to multiply numbers. It also gives you examples in the story and at the end. It shows strategies like using repeated addition. Grade 2-3...more

Farm boys get hungry and every time each boy goes into the diner, he wants double of that. So 1 times 2 equals 2. Then when you double that, you get 4Farm boys get hungry and every time each boy goes into the diner, he wants double of that. So 1 times 2 equals 2. Then when you double that, you get 4 then 8, and 16. This book would be good for teaching multiplication. I could have students act out the story using counters as food. Grade 2-3...more

This book would be great for teaching multiplication. Amanda loves math and counting. She dreams about all kinds of things and how she can use multiplThis book would be great for teaching multiplication. Amanda loves math and counting. She dreams about all kinds of things and how she can use multiplication when counting large quantity. It is faster than counting one by one. This book also includes follow up activities in the back for the teachers and parents. Great way to integrate literacy with math. Grade 3-4...more

This book doesn't have any words. It just have pictures. You can use it when teaching shapes. You can have the students pick out the shapes that theyThis book doesn't have any words. It just have pictures. You can use it when teaching shapes. You can have the students pick out the shapes that they see in the picture. You can really focus on the pictures and shapes since there are no words. Grade 1-2...more

I didn't like this book as much as The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This books uses time instead of days and is longer. I felt like it had too much repetiI didn't like this book as much as The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This books uses time instead of days and is longer. I felt like it had too much repetition. But this book would be nice when teaching time and the book even has a little clock on each page. Sequencing can be taught also. I would recommend it to first and second graders. ...more

This book is good for teaching children about coins. The story starts out with Alex having a dollar in coins and slowly spending away all the money. TThis book is good for teaching children about coins. The story starts out with Alex having a dollar in coins and slowly spending away all the money. The children may follow along the story with play coins. They will learn to count money, subtract and add money as well. I enjoyed the humorous parts in the book. But, there were some mean parts to the humor. Children might learn the lesson importance of using money wisely as well. ...more

This book is good when teaching children how to count backwards. Children often have hard time counting backwards for some reason but this book may heThis book is good when teaching children how to count backwards. Children often have hard time counting backwards for some reason but this book may help them out. However, it only goes up to ten so it is pretty limited. The story that went along as number of piranhas decreased was interesting and had a nice sequence that children can easily follow. ...more

This book is good for teaching children dividing collections into equal parts which is an important math concept for first graders. I like how it talkThis book is good for teaching children dividing collections into equal parts which is an important math concept for first graders. I like how it talks about cookies because kids like them and can related to it. This book may be good for upper grades as well when learning fractions. The children can also recall the story which is important in literacy while learning math. ...more