Living Math Through History C1U1 Intermediate Level Book List
Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians by Art Johnson
Original text of The Sand Reckoner by Archimedes, older kids, translated
The Greek News by James Putman (fun tabloid-style “newspaper” book)
Additional enrichment reading: There is a lot of math in the following picture
books dealing with large numbers and exponential growth.
The best I have found for kids that deals with relative big and smallness are the Robert Wells books, Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing Ever? and What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew
How Do You Lift A Lion? Robert E. Wells, simple machines picture book Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag If You Hopped Like a Frog, David Schwartz is excellent On Beyond A Million Schwartz, David
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