After a child has learned to count, addition and subtraction are two skills that are usually mastered next. The books below offer colorful alternatives to "textbooks" and can help to make math more meaningful and fun!
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A Place for Zero by Angeline Sparagna Lopresti and Phyllis Hornung (learn about zero)
Animals on Board by Stuart J. Murphy and R. W. Alley (simple addition)
Dinosaur Deals by Stuart J. Murphy (equivalency)
Domino Addition Lynette Long (addition)
Elevator Magic by Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas (simple subtraction)
Equal Smequal by Virginia L. Kroll (What does it mean to be equal?)
Henry the Fourth by Stuart J. Murphy (ordinal numbers)
How Much is a Million? (understanding just how much a million is)
I Can Add Anna Nilsen (addition)
Jack the Builder Stuart J. Murphy (simple addition)
Mall Mania Stuart J. Murphy (addition strategies)
Math Fables Greg Tang (basic addition and subtraction)
Mission: Addition Loreen Leedy (addition)
Monster Musical Chairs Stuart J. Murphy (simple subtraction)
More Bugs? Less Bugs? Don L. Curry (addition & subtraction)
Quack and Count Keith Baker (adding different combinations of seven)
Ready, Set, Hop! Stuart J. Murphy (adding and subtracting)
Red Riding Hood's Math Adventure Lalie Harcourt (simple addition and subtraction)
Skittles Riddles Math by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (greater / less than, addition, subtraction, negative numbers, fractions, and pie graphs)
Shark Swimathon Stuart J. Murphy
Subtraction Action by Loreen Leedy (subtraction)
Ten Puppies Lynn Reiser (very simple addition)
The Hershey's Kisses Addition Book Jerry Pallotta (addition)
The Hershey's Kisses Subtraction Book Jerry Pallotta (subtraction)
The King's Commissioners by Marilyn Burns (counting, addition, place value)
The M&M's Addition Book by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (addition)
The M&M's Subtraction Book by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (subtraction)
The Mission Of Addition Brian P. Cleary (addition)
We love Brian Cleary's books. They are a really humorous and cute!