ERIC Number: ED419691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Wonderful World of Mathematics: A Critically Annotated List of Children's Books in Mathematics. Second Edition.
Thiessen, Diane; Matthias, Margaret; Smith, Jacquelin
Children's literature in mathematics has been a valuable tool for developing positive attitudes toward mathematics as well as for exploring mathematics. This book provides annotated bibliographies of children's literature books emphasizing mathematics education. Each review describes the book's content and accuracy, its illustrations and their appropriateness, the author's writing style, and indicates whether activities for the reader are included. Chapters in this book include: (1) "Early Number Concepts"; (2) "Number-Extensions and Connections"; (3) "Measurement"; (4) "Geometry and Spatial Sense"; and (5) "Series and Other Resources". (ASK)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Education, Measurement, Number Concepts, Spatial Ability
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593 ($17.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Note: Illustrated by Bill Firestone.