Story+Math+Diversity = One Mathical Book

Baby Goes to Market was written by Nigerian-born Atinuke. Atinuke started her career doing traditional oral storytelling. Atinuke's story follows Baby and Mama through a Nigerian Market. Baby's is so adorable that the banana seller gives Baby six bananas. Baby eats one and secretly puts five bananas in Mama's basket.  Baby continues to collect items at the market, eating one of each, and placing the rest in Mama's basket.   The story ends with a secret between Baby and reader that is sure to bring a smile.

The Joy of a Giant Jelly Bean Math Picture Book

How giant is this book? Measuring 11.25 inches by 14.25 inches, it’s the largest picture book on our shelf. The bright jelly bean illustrations in contrast to the adorable black and white cartoon characters talking in speech balloons make a sweet backdrop for the math in this book.

1+1=5: A Book to Explore Unlikely Additions

Let me be clear, this book is NOT trying to confuse children into thinking that the addition statement 1+1=3 is a true!  Under the arithmetic operation of addition, of course the expression 1+ 1 has only one value, 2.  In order for the equation 1+1=3 to make sense, we need to add in some units.

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