Math Read-Alouds

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The best picture books to help your family delight in learning math together through read alouds.

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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
Millions to Measure
Billions of Bricks: A Counting Book About Building
The Lion’s Share
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Math Curse
My Even Day (Arbordale Collection)
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin’s Classroom Series)
3×4: TOON Level 1 (TOON Books)
Ten Flashing Fireflies
One Odd Day (Arbordale Collection)
Feast for 10
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists)
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes
Zero Is the Leaves on the Trees
One Grain of Rice
Anno’s Counting Book
Mouse Count
365 Penguins (Reissue)
What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?
The Warlord’s Alarm, A Mathematical Adventure
Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar
Infinity and Me (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
Pythagoras and the Ratios: A Math Adventure
A Remainder of One
Anno’s Magic Seeds (Picture Books)
The Doorbell Rang
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain
One Hundred Hungry Ants
I’m Trying to Love Math
Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci
Snowman – Cold = Puddle: Spring Equations
Spaghetti And Meatballs For All! (Scholastic Bookshelf)
Two of Everything
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures)
Equal Shmequal (Charlesbridge Math Adventures)
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
How Much Is a Million? (Reading Rainbow Books)
Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians
Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late (Bedtime Math Series)

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