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Activities and Educator Guide for Math Matters
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Bad Luck Brad: Probability

The Blast-Off Kid: Place Value

Chickens on the Move: Perimeter

A Collection for Kate: Addition

Count on Pablo: Counting and Skip Counting

Deena’s Lucky Penny: Money

Grandma’s Button Box: Sorting

Henry Keeps Score: Comparing

Kitten Castle: Geometry, 3-D Shapes

Lulu’s Lemonade: Liquid Measure

Play Date: Calendar

Super Specs: Number Patterns

Educator’s Guide

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A Collection for Kate

Author: Barbara deRubertis; illustrated by Rebecca Thornburgh

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A Fishy Mystery

Author: Lisa Harkrader; illustrated by Cary PIllo

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A Thousand Theos

Author: Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Amy Wummer

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All Aboard!

Author: Daphne Skinner; illustrated by Jerry Smath

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Bad Luck Brad

Author: Gail Herman; illustrated by Stephanie Roth

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Carrie Measures Up

Author: Linda Williams Aber; illustrated by Joy Allen

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Chickens on the Move

Author: Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso; illustrated by Lynn Adams

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Clean-Sweep Campers

Author: Lucille Recht Penner; illustrated by Page Billin-Frye

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Count on Pablo

Author: Barbara deRubertis; illustrated by Rebecca Thornburgh

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Deena’s Lucky Penny

Author: Barbara deRubertis; illustrated by Joan Holub and Cynthia Fisher

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Everybody Wins!

Author: Sheila Bruce; illustrated by Paige Billin-Frye

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Fair is Fair!

Author: Jennifer Dussling; illustrated by Diane Palmisciano

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Grandma’s Button Box

Author: Linda Williams Aber; illustrated by Page Eastburn O'Rourke

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Henry Keeps Score

Author: Daphine Skinner; illustrated by Page Eastburn O'Rourke

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It’s About Time, Max!

Author: Kitty Richards; illustrated by Gioia Fiammenghi

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Keep Your Distance!

Author: Gail Herman; illustrated by Jerry Smath

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Kitten Castle

Author: Mel Friedman and Ellen Weiss; illustrated by Lynn Adams

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Let’s Go, Snow!

Author: Eleanor May; illustrated by Cory Pillo

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Lights Out!

Author: Lucille Recht Penner; illustrated by Jerry Smath

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Lulu’s Lemonade

Author: Barbara deRubertis; illustrated by Page Billin.-Fryee

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Mac & Cheese, Pleeeeze!

Author: Eleanor May; illustrated by Diane Palmisciano

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Math Fair Blues

Author: Sue Kassirer; illustrated by Jerry Smath

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Otto and the New Girl

Author: Nan Walker; illustrated by Amy Wummer

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Play Date

Author: Rosa Santos; illustrated by Gioia Flammenghi

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Project Popcorn

Author: Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez

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Ruby Makes It Even!

Author: Lisa Harkrader; illustrated by M.H. Pilz

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Sam’s Sneaker Squares

Author: Nat Gabriel; illustrated by Ron Fritz

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Slowpoke

Author: Lucille Recht Penner; illustrated by Gioia Flammenghi

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Stacks of Trouble

Author: Martha F. Brenner; illustrated by Liza Woodruff

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Super Specs

Author: Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Barry Gott

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The 100-Pound Problem

Author: Jennifer Dussling; illustrated by Rebecca Thornburgh

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The Blast Off Kid

Author: Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Rebecca Thornburgh

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The Long Wait

Author: Annie Cobb; illustrated by Liza Wooodruff

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Tightwad Tod

Author: Daphne Skinner; illustrated by John Nez

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Too-Tall Tina

Author: Donna Marie Pitino; illustrated by Liza Woodruff

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What’s Next, Nina?

Author: Sue Kassirer; illustrated by Page Eastburn O'Rourke

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Where’s Harley?

Author: Carol Felton and Amanda Felton; illustrated by Page Eastburn O'Rourk

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Where’s That Bone?

Author: Lucille Rechtt Penner; illustrated. by Lynn Adams

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Who’s Got Spots?

Author: Linda Williams Aber; illustrated by Gioia Fiammenghi

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X Marks the Spot!

Author: Lucille Recht Penner; illustrated by Jerry Smath

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