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Best Math Book I Ever Read

Donna over at Math Coach's Corner is hosting a blog hop all about 
The Best Math Book I Ever Read!

There are LOTS of great books that have already been shared. Many of them are some of my favorites, too, but I also found a couple new ones.

One of my favorite books to use in the classroom is The Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza. It's great to use when you celebrate 100th day. 

The wolf decides to make a delicious chicken stew (as all wolves do) with a neighboring mama chicken & her 100 baby chicks. First, he decides to fatten up his prey. He spends several nights baking up delicious goodies & delivers them on the doorstep...100 pancakes, then donuts, then pound cake. There's a surprise ending that your kiddos will really enjoy. 

You can find some accompanying activities at Mathwire.

As far as professional math books, it's probably no surprise that I think
Guided Math: A Framework for Mathematics Instruction
the best math book I've ever read. I really highly suggest you check it out! Just click on the Guided Math Book Study button up on the right & you can read along with us!


  1. This is my favorite book to use for the 100th Day, too! I actually use it a couple of times during the year. I think it makes a great book to practice retelling and several other literacy strategies.
    Still Teaching After All These Years

  2. My kiddos LOVE this book too! We always read it during the week of 100th day.
    Have fun,
    Karen :o)
    Mrs. Stamp's Kindergarten