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MathStart – Level One – Set 1 – Ages 3 up

This Level One MathStart Collection introduces the concepts of pattern recognition, sequencing, classifying objects and problem solving.

  • Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom—Molly loves to play with her big brother’s toy cars! As the red cars vroom and the yellow cars beep, readers can learn to recognize patterns, an early and essential math skill. But can Molly put the cars back in the right order before her brother returns? (Patterns)
  • A Pair of Socks— Oh no! The blue-and-red striped sock can’t find its mate. Stripes and polka dots don’t match—they are two different patterns. But maybe with a little help from Pup the mystery can be solved. Learn about matching patterns as a lone red-and-blue-striped sock searches for its match. (Matching)
  • Rabbit’s Pajama Party— Rabbit throws the best sleep over parties! There’s pizza, hot fudge sundaes, sleeping bags, scary stories and more. Can you remember what happened first? Then next? And after that? Sequencing is a key concept in math as well as story comprehension. (Sequencing)

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MathStart—Level 1 – Set 2 – Age 3 up

This Level One MathStart Collection introduces the concepts of counting, numbers and operations, comparing amounts, data analysis, and classification.

  • Every Buddy Counts— You can start with one little hamster and keep counting past six slinky fish, eight favorite playmates, and more — all the way up to ten cuddly teddy bears. With buddies, counting is fun! (Counting)
  • Just Enough Carrots— Elephants, rabbits, and birds shop in this funny grocery store. Can you guess what the little rabbit wants more of? Munchy, crunchy carrots, of course! And fewer of? Squirmy worms and chewy peanuts! (Comparing amounts)
  • Leaping Lizards— The show’s about to begin—but where are all the lizards? Slowly they start to arrive in groups of 5 and 10. Will all 50 make it in time? (Counting by 5′s and 10′s)
  • Best Bug Parade— In Ladybug’s garden, everything is relative. Who’s big? Bigger? Biggest? Long, longer, longest? Short, shorter, shortest? Line up! It’s time for the best bug parade of all. (Comparing sizes, measurement, simple forms of classification)

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MathStart—Level 2 – Ages 6 up

This Level Two MathStart collection introduces the concepts of organizing and interpreting data, time lines and understanding halves.

  • Best Vacation Ever—This family needs a vacation, but they don’t know where to go! Read and find out how they collect data and make charts to determine a location for the best vacation ever—it may be closer than you think! (Collecting Data)
  • Get up and go!—Sleepyheads will wish they had Sammie the dog to hurry them along in their morning routines. Read along as Sammie builds colorful time lines to keep track of passing time—from a good morning snuggle to an off-to-school hug. (Time Lines) 
  • Give me Half— When a boy tries to eat a whole pizza without sharing half with his sister, it’s not pretty. Of course, she isn’t too keen on sharing her juice or cupcakes. With a little adult prodding, however, they soon learn the benefits of sharing and split everything in half, including cleanup chores. (Understanding halves, introduction to the concept of fractions)

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MathStart—Level 3 – Ages 7 up

This Level Three MathStart Collection introduces the concepts of time, the value of coins, counting coins, subtracting two-digit numbers, bar graphs, and data analysis.

  • Game Time— Keep an eye on the clock as the Huskies and the Falcons gear up for their championship soccer match. Weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds—it’s all game time! (Time concepts)
  • Penny Pot—Life-size coins and a cat named Chester will soon have readers confidently counting coins along with Jessie and her friends at the face-painting booth. (Counting coins)
  • Shark Swimathon—The Ocean City Sharks have to swim 75 laps by the end of the week, and every day they figure out how many laps are left to go. Swimming and subtraction are all part of the fun! (Subtracting two-digit numbers)
  • Lemonade Sale— When members of the Elm Street Kids’ Club decide to sell lemonade to raise money to fix up their clubhouse, they do it in style. Business booms at first. Sheri keeps track on a bar graph, plotting the number of cups sold against the days of the week. But suddenly sales drop when Jed the Juggler comes to town. What will the Elm Street kids do? Gathering, charting and comparing data is an important skill for assessing progress and making predictions. (Bar graphs)

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MathStart – Introduction set to the Four Basic Arithmetic Operations

  • Animals on Board—Ride along with trucker Jill and her dog as they add up the animals zooming by. But these are no ordinary animals, and they are bound for a surprise destination! (Adding—Level 2)
  • Elevator Magic—When the elevator goes down, the subtraction starts and so does the magic. Ben sees crazy things every time the door opens. Ride along as he subtracts his way down to the lobby, and decide for yourself if it’s elevator magic. (Subtracting—Level 2)
  • Divide and Ride— Scream down the Dare-Devil Coaster and whirl around in the Twin Spin Cars! Join in the carnival fun as 11 friends divide up to fit on the 2-to-a-seat roller coaster and the 4-to-a-cup teacups ride. Making new friends and understanding the meaning of remainders in simple division problems have never been so exciting! (Dividing—Level 3)
  • Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do!—No one will play with poor Kangaroo—his friends all have too much to do! But little does he know that his buddies are busy using multiplication to plan a big birthday surprise. (Multiplying—Level 3)