Don’t leave out math books when building your home library. There are many delightful books about math. Here’s a list of our favorites.

## Living Math Booklists

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- Living Math Booklists listed by grade level

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*Read any good math lately?*by David Jackman Whitin- The Best Children’s Books Math List

## Living Math Books for Preschoolers

*Many of these books are also enjoyed by older students.

*Anno’s Counting Book*by Mitsumasa Anno*Anno’s Counting House*by Mitsumasa Anno (OOP)*Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3*by Bill Martin Jr.*Richard Scarry’s Best Counting Book Ever*by Richard Scarry*The Grouchy Ladybug*by Eric Carle

## Living Math Books for Grades 1-3

*Many of these books are also enjoyed by older students.

*Knots on a Counting Rope*by Bill Martin, Jr.*Pastry School in Paris: An Adventure in Capacity*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and All the King’s Tens*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the First Round Table*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone*by Cindy Neuschwander

## Living Math Books for Grades 4-6

*Many of these books are also enjoyed by older students.

*365 Penguins*by Jean-Luc Fromental*Anno’s Magic Seeds*by Mitsumasa Anno*Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar*by Masaichiro Anno and Mitsumasa Anno*Archimedes: Mathematician and Inventor*by Martin Gardner*Galileo and the Magic Numbers*by Sidney Rosen*Mathematicians are People Too, Volume 1*by Luetta Reimer*Mathematicians are People Too, Volume 2*by Luetta Reimer*Math Games and Activities from Around the World*by Claudia Zaslavsky*More Math Games and Activities from Around the World*by Claudia Zaslavsky*Number Stories of Long Ago*by David Eugene Smith (available for free on Google books)*Pastry School in Paris: An Adventure in Capacity*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and All the King’s Tens*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the First Round Table*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter*by Cindy Neuschwander*Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone*by Cindy Neuschwander*Skip Count CD & Book*by Math-U-See*The Day the Numbers Disappeared*by Leonard Simon and Jeanne Bendick

## Living Math Books for Grades 7-9

*Many of these books are also enjoyed by older students and adults.

*Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin*by Lawrence Weinstein*How to Solve It*by George Polya*My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles*by Martin Gardner*The World of Mathematics*by James Newman

## Living Math Books for 10th Grade through Adult

*Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem*by Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan*Is God a Mathematician?*by Mario Livio*Mathematics: Is God Silent?*by James Nickel*Measurement*by Paul Lockhart*Street Fighting Mathematics*by Sanjoy Mahajan*The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics*by Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan

## Teacher Resources and Development

*Family Math*by Jean Kerr Stenmark, Virginia Thompson, and Ruth Coseey*Games for Math*by Peggy Kaye*Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction*by Marian Small*Good Questions for Math Teaching, Why Ask Them and What to Ask, Grades K-6*by Peter Sullivan and Pat Lilburn*Good Questions for Math Teaching: Why Ask Them And What to Ask, Grades 5-8*by Nancy Canavan Anderson and Lainie Schuster*Let’s Play Math*by Denise Gaskins*Number Sense and Nonsense: Building Math Creativity and Confidence Through Number Play*by Claudia Zaslavsky*Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free*by Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan*Read Any Good Math Lately?*by David Jackman Whitin*Visual Math Dictionary*by Don Balka

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