Algebra

Standard Area 2.8: Algebra and Functions
Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

1. How Big Is a Foot? by Rolf Myller, 1991
“The King wants to give the Queen something special for her birthday. The Queen has everything, everything except a bed. The trouble is that no one in the Kingdom knows the answer to a very important question, “How Big is a Bed?” because beds at the time had not yet been invented. The Queen’s birthday is only a few days away. How can they figure out what size the bed should be?” (Amazon book description)

2. Inchworm and A Half by Elinor J. Pinczes, 2003
“What’s a fraction? A puzzled inchworm finds out when she enlists the aid of H-inch, N-inch, and G-inch worms in her quest to measure all the vegetables in their garden. New lengths bring new fractions to conquer, but the clever worms prove equal to every challenge, triumphantly munching their way through this tasty tale of math and measuring.” (Amazon book description)

Standard Area 2.8: Algebra and Functions
Grade 3 – Grade 5

1. Fraction Fun by David A. Adler, 1996
This book offers a basic introduction to the concept of fractions.  David A. Adler wrote other math concept books that are worth checking out.

2. What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras? A Math Adventure by Julie Ellis, 2004
“In ancient Greece, young Pythagoras discovers a special number pattern (the Pythagorean theorem) and uses it to solve problems involving right triangles.” (Amazon book description)

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