Divide and Ride


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467104
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Scream down the Dare-Devil Coaster and whirl around in the Twin Spin cars! Join in the carnival fun as 11 friends divide up to fit on the 2-to-a-seat roller coaster and the 4-to-a-cup teacups ride. Making new friends and practicing predivision skills have never been so exciting!

Less Than Zero


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060001267
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Perry the Penguin needs 9 clams to buy an ice scooter -- but he's not very good at saving. As Perry earns, spends, finds, loses, and borrows clams, a simple line graph demonstrates the concept of negative numbers.

Room for Ripley


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467244
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 40
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Carlos pours cups, pints and quarts of water into his fish bowl, getting ready for his new puppy, Ripley. Readers can learn about capacity as they see just how much water it takes to make room for Ripley!

Lemonade for Sale


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467155
Category: Mathematics
Page: 40
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Four kids and their sidekick, Petey the parrot, run a sometimes thriving lemonade stand whose patrons include all kinds of wacky neighbors—even a juggler. They create a bar graph to track the rise and fall of their lemonade sales. Illustrator Tricia Tusa has imbued the story with her delightful sense of humor and has made understanding bar graphs a breeze.

Shark Swimathon


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006446735X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Shark Swimathon The Ocean City Sharks have to swim 75 laps by the end of the week, and every day they figure out how many laps are left to go. Swimming and subtraction are all part of the fun!

Rodeo Time


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060557796
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Yee–hah! It's rodeo time! Bareback bronc riding, barrel racing, calf roping, the livestock show, the fiddling contest, and don't forget lunch –– how are Katie and Cameron going to fit it all in and still have time to help their uncle, Cactus Joe, with chores? By making a schedule, of course. But making a schedule and sticking to it turn out to be two very different things!

Coyotes All Around


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060515317
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Clever Coyote thinks it's time for lunch –– and also time to show her friends how, with some simple rounding, she can add up numbers in her head. If only she were as good at hunting as she is at math!

Jump, Kangaroo, Jump!


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006446721X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 40
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Kangaroo is back! In this story he and his friends at camp divide into halves, thirds, and fourths to form teams at field day. Readers will cheer on this rowdy crew of Australian animals as they swim, canoe, play tug-of-war, and have a good, goofy time.

Earth Day--Hooray!


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060001291
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Earth Day is on the way, and Ryan, Luke, and Carly have a plan. If they manage to collect and recycle 5,000 aluminum cans, they can make enough money to buy some beautiful flowers for nearby Gilroy Park. CAN they do it? Counting the cans gives Ryan, Luke, and Carly -- along with readers -- a lesson in place value. And facts about recycling throughout the story will help readers understand how important it is to take care of the earth.

Polly's Pen Pal


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060531703
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Polly's pen pal, Ally, is 125 centimeters tall, weighs 25 kilograms, and lives 450 kilometers away -- and Polly is determined to find a way to visit her! A story of long-distance friendship introduces basic metric measurements to children.

Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467295
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 40
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Josh is the best collector on the block. And now he has something new to collect - rocks! Soon Josh and his best friend, Amy, have so many rocks they need to organize their collection. But how? Young collectors will be fascinated by all there is to know about rocks and about classifying - sorting and organizing objects by attributes like color, shape, or size. Grab your rock hammer and join the fun with this entertaining story by Stuart J. Murphy and lively art by Cat Bowman Smith.

Safari Park


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Steck-Vaughn
ISBN: 9780739867945
Category: Arithmetic
Page: 31
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No one will play with poor Kangaroo--his friends all have too much to do! But little does he know that his buddies are busy using multiplication to plan a big birthday surprise.

Betcha!


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467074
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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What do cars, toys, people, and jelly beans have in common? They can all be estimated. Two friends try out their estimating skills and find out that estimating can have real rewards––especially when there’s a contest to enter!

Cheetah Math

Learning About Division from Baby Cheetahs
Author: Ann Whitehead Nagda
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466867256
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Cheetahs are very fast—and very shy. When two young cubs come to the nursery at the San Diego Zoo, the staff hopes they will help visitors learn more about the plight of cheetahs in the wild. Majani and Kubali are shy, but with the help of their dog buddies they become perfect animal ambassadors. In Cheetah Math, kids can learn all about division from these baby cheetahs and their canine friends. A Junior Library Guild Selection

Bigger, Better, Best!


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780064462471
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Bigger, Better, Best! (LEVEL 2: Area) In their family′s new house, Jenny and Jeff are driving their little sister, Jill, crazy. Who has the bigger window? Who has the bigger bedroom? Jenny and Jeff must use a simple geometry concept to calculate area in order to prove once and for all whose room is bigger. Ages 6+

Treasure Nap


Author: Juanita Havill,Elivia Savadier
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395578179
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 30
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On an afternoon when it is too hot to sleep, a young girl asks to hear the story about how her great-great-grandmother came to the United States from Mexico, bringing a special treasure.

Two Tickets to Ride


Author: Teddy Slater,Veronica Rooney,Marilyn Burns
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780439304740
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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When Amy and her friends receive fifty tickets to use at an amusement park to celebrate her birthday, they learn about division and sharing.

Every Buddy Counts


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467082
Category: Mathematics
Page: 40
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You can start with one little hamster and keep counting past six slinky fish, eight favorite playmates, and more -- all the way up to ten cuddly teddy bears. With buddies, counting is fun!

Treasure Map


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064467384
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Matthew has found a treasure map, and soon the Elm Street Kids' Club is off on a quest. The map guides them into a wonderful, magical world, but it's the real-life math skills of understanding distance, scale, direction, and symbols that will help Matthew, Sheri, Meg, Danny, and Jed -- with some assistance from Petey the parrot -- find a treasure hidden fifty years ago.

Hamster Champs


Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060557737
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Stuart J. Murphy travels all over the UnitedStates talking to thousands of kids. And you'll never believe what they talk about: MATH! Stuart shows kids that they use math every day -- to share a pizza, spend their allowance, even sort socks. Stuart writes funny stories about math -- and if you read his books, you'll start to see the fun in math, too. Hamster Champs With a few blocks, a board, and a protractor to measure the angles, the hamster champs have built a ramp that lets them fly high! But will this stunt be good enough to outwit Hector the cat?