A House for Birdie: Understanding Capacity (MathStart 1 Series)

A House for Birdie: Understanding Capacity (MathStart 1 Series)

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Overview

“Kids, young and old, fall in love with math when they see how real-life and effortless it becomes thanks to these books.” —Kimberly D. Mueller, Ed.D., First Grade Teacher, Ashbrook School, Lumberton NJ

A House for Birdie is perfect for teaching capacity to pre-K through kindergarteners. Poor tiny Birdie has no house. But Birdie does have friends. Spike, Queenie, Goldie, and Fidget want to help Birdie find a house of his own. Birdie needs a house that isn't too tall and isn't too thin, that isn't too short and isn't too fat, and that isn't too wide and isn't too narrow. Will they find a house for Birdie before the rain falls and the wind blows?

Kids will love the story and the illustrations by Edward Miller. Parents and educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding the math concepts a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works. The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives. 

Math skills are life skills, and the MathStart series supports success!

  • This award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy teaches math through stories and visual models
  • 63 books divided into three levels with 21 books in each
  • Fun activities kids will love are included to help parents and teachers emphasize the lessons
  • Engaging and relatable stories, with each story revolving around practical applications of the math concept presented
  • Lively art from top-notch illustrators
  • Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension

MathStart's unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060523534
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/17/2004
Series: MathStart 1 Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 456,056
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.


Edward Miller has illustrated A Drop of Blood and What Happens to a Hamburger? for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in New York City.

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