Sondermath

Welcome to my page collecting all my math-related reviews!

Years ago, I taught college math. Since becoming a librarian, I've got a special place in my heart for math-related books, and I'm collecting many favorites for all ages here.

April 16, 2024

Here's a review I wrote in 2021 and helped pick as a Mathical Book Prize Honor Book: *The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss*, by Amy Noelle Parks, is a sweet teen romance featuring a math genius girl with social anxiety - and her best friend who's loved her for years.

—Sondra Eklund

Web Resources

Mathematical Knitting:

Sonderknitting

Bedtime Math:

bedtimemath.org

Mathical Book Prize: mathicalbooks.org

Math Book Magic: mathbookmagic.com

Talking Math With Your Kids: talkingmathwithkids.com

Sonderknitting

Bedtime Math:

bedtimemath.org

Mathical Book Prize: mathicalbooks.org

Math Book Magic: mathbookmagic.com

Talking Math With Your Kids: talkingmathwithkids.com

Earliest Learners

*Kitty & Cat: Bent Out of Shape*, by Mirka Hokkanen

*Some of These Are Snails*, by Carter Higgins

*1 Smile, 10 Toes*, by Nelleke Verhoeff

*What Will Fit?*, by Grace Lin

*Goodnight, Numbers*, by Danica McKellar

*How to Count to ONE*, written by Caspar Salmon, illustrated by Matt Hunt

*Crash! Boom! A Math Tale*, by Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Chris Chatterton

*Stack the Cats*, by Susie Ghahremani

*One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller*, by Kate Read

*Quack and Count*, by Keith Baker

Early Numeracy

Counting

Counting

*The Doorbell Rang*, by Pat Hutchins

*The Cookie Fiasco*, by Dan Santat

*How Many Jelly Beans?*by Andrea Menotti, illustrated by Yancey Labat

*Zero Zebras*, by Bruce Goldstone

*Too Many Pigs and One Big Bad Wolf*, by Davide Cali and Marianna Balducci

*8: An Animal Alphabet*, by Elisha Cooper

*Count the Monkeys*, by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Kevin Cornell

*Math Fables*, by Greg Yang, illustrated by Heather Cahoon

*100 Bugs! A Counting Book*, by Kate Narita, pictures by Suzanne Kaufman

*Monkey Time*, by Michael Hall

*Anno’s Counting Book*, by Mitsumasa Anno

*Anno’s Counting House*, by Mitsumasa Anno

Comparing

*Lia and Luís: Who Has More?*by Ana Crespo, illustrated by Giiovan Medeiros

*Balancing Act*, by Ellen Stoll Walsh

*Who Eats First?*by Ae-hae Yoon, illustrated by Hae-won Yang

*How Long Is a Whale?*by Alison Limentani

*How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh?*by Alison Limentani

Critical Thinking

*How Many? A Different Kind of Counting Book*, by Christopher Danielson

*Which Is Round? Which Is Bigger?*by Mineko Mamada

*Luna's Yum Yum Dim Sum*, by Natasha Yim, illustrated by Violet Kim

*Look, Grandma! Ni, Elisi!*, by Art Coulson, illustrated by Madelyn Goodnight

*Pattern Fish*, by Trudy Harris, illustrated by Anne Canevari Green

*Sam Sorts*, by Marthe Jocelyn

*I Know Numbers*, by Taro Gomi

*Bedtime Math*, by Laura Overdeck

*Bedtime Math: This Time It’s Personal*, by Laura Overdeck

*Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out*, by Laura Overdeck