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Cardinal Numbers: An Ohio Counting Book
     

Cardinal Numbers: An Ohio Counting Book

by Marcia Schonberg, Bruce Langton (Illustrator)
 
The author and the illustrator, who collaborated on the popular alphabet book B is for Buckeye, have teamed up again for Cardinal Numbers, the companion counting book for the great state of Ohio. This colorful and richly informative pictorial teaches children about numbers and math concepts by using people, places, and things specific to Ohio as examples. As the

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The author and the illustrator, who collaborated on the popular alphabet book B is for Buckeye, have teamed up again for Cardinal Numbers, the companion counting book for the great state of Ohio. This colorful and richly informative pictorial teaches children about numbers and math concepts by using people, places, and things specific to Ohio as examples. As the elementary age students begin to grasp these concepts, they learn more and more about their state in the process. Cardinal Numbers is a wonderful tool for educators, and along with B is for Buckeye, has become supplemental reading for every elementary-school classroom in Ohio.

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Children's Literature
Information about the state of Ohio is presented in counting form. The reader is asked questions to identify items pictured in the book. Each number has a short poem to present the topic and then a more in depth discussion of that topic. The reader learns the name of the state reptile, the state bird, and the state tree within the story of fourteen numbers. At the end of the story, ten math type problems are presented to the reader. Interesting facts presented are the length of a stream that determines if it can be called a river, that Lifesavers candy was first produced in Ohio, and that the American Whistle Corporation in Columbus makes more than one million whistles a year, the loudest whistles in the world. Math teachers will find a new source for teaching the "cardinal" numbers in this fine book. 2002, Sleeping Bear Press,
— Barbara Youngblood

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585360840
Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
America by the Numbers
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,365,982
Product dimensions:
9.08(w) x 11.62(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
4 - 10 Years

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