Thursday, May 17, 2012

6 Children's Novels About Math

The Lemonade WarThe Lemonade War
by Jacqueline Davies
Jessie and her brother Evan establish competing lemonade stands after a fight drives them apart just before the start of school.
Fractions = Trouble!Fractions = Trouble
by Claudia Mills
Wilson is embarrassed about needing a math tutor, so he goes to great lengths to keep it from his friends.
Babymouse: DragonslayerBabymouse: Dragonslayer
by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
After failing a math test, Babymouse joins the math team to get some extra credit and improve her arithmetic skills.
The Absolute Value of MikeThe Absolute Value of Mike
by Kathryn Erskine
When he is sent to spend the summer with distant relatives, Mike, who has discalculia, tries to prove himself to his math genius dad.
The Clueless Girl's Guide to Being a GeniusThe Clueless Girl's Guide to Being a Genius 
by Janice Repka
Thirteen-year-old genius Aphrodite Wigglesmith becomes an eighth grade math teacher in an effort to prove that anyone can learn math with the correct educational approach.
Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes (Lunch Lady, #7)Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes
by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
When the Breakfast Bunch is forced to join the math team as punishment for behaving badly during a field trip, Lunch Lady discovers they will be competing against a team of mutants posing as students.
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