This reading list is for teachers to create a math library for students to enjoy during the literacy and math blocks.
The Doorbell Rang
by Pat Hutchins illustrates measurement and fractions by using a family sharing cookies.
by Bruce McMillian is a simple picture book illustrating food items as a whole, divided into parts.
If You Were a Fraction
by Trista Speed Saskan contains fraction facts.
by Loreen Leedy is a fictional book illustrating how a class of animal characters learn fractions.
My Half Day
by Doris Fisher is about a little boy who experiences his daily activities happening in fractions.
Full House: An Invitation to Fractions
by Dayle Ann Dodds is a rhyming book focusing on a house filling up with guests with the rooms representing the denominator and the guests as the numerator. The numerator changes as guests fill the rooms.
The Wishing Club: A Story about Fractions
by Donna Jo Napoli is a story about four siblings who each make a wish but only receives a fraction of their wish. They must figure out how to combine their wishes to receive a whole pet.
Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar Fractions
by Jerry Pallotta teaches fractions through the story of eating chocolate. This book covers the topics of illustrating parts of a whole, adding fractions, finding equivalent fractions, and mixed fractions.
Working with Fractions
by David Adler is a picture book for upper elementary students.
Discovering Math: Fractions
by David Stienecker contains activities, games and puzzles for students who are advanced in learning fractions.
by Sara Pistoia has pictures of food divided into parts. This books introduces equal parts and is a resource for reviewing fractions.
Inchworm and A Half
by Elinor J. Pinczes teaches fractions to the inchworm with woodcut illustrations.
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin
by Pam Culvert is a story about Rumpelstiltskin using his multiplying wand to multiply fractions.
by Christina Dobson is a picture book giving an introduction to fractions.