Living Math Through History C1U1 Intermediate Level Book List
Additional enrichment reading
Sea Squares – Square Numbers in pictures Number Ideas Through Pictures, Mannis Charosh - Excellent if you can find it Hello Math Even Steven and Odd Todd, MathStart Reader Missing Mittens, Underwater Counting (Even Numbers) by Jerry Pallotta – a gorgeous picture book! Shape Up! David Adler – Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons That’s Good, That’s Bad – Joan M. Lexau / Aliki and/or Fortunately by Remy Charlip – contrasting patterns similar to odd and even
Choose one or more biographical sources (highly recommended)
Archimedes and the Door of Science, Jeanne Bendick. Fictionalized biography based on known details of Archimedes' life, ideal for ages 8 – 12 or family read aloud.
Archimedes, Pioneers of Science, Peter Lafferty – Good history information, lots of pictures, but out of print
National Geographic’s Milestones of Science – optional, great
Picture books for younger kids in this level, many with activities.
Why I Will Never Ever Ever Ever Have Enough Time to Read This Book and Arm in Arm – both of these books by Remy Charlip have themes dealing with infinite series and appeal to wide age ranges, even adults, they are fun!
Seven Blind Mice – Classic tale about perspective.
MathStart Series by Stuart Murphy: Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes – Geometric planes and solids. Hamster Champs for angles and trajectory.
The Silly Story of Goldie Locks and the Three Squares, a Hello Math Reader Math Man by Teri Daniels – Fall season, relevance of math in grocery business
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
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