Hungry for Math: Poems to Munch On

Hardcover | December 29, 2014

byKari-lynn Winters, Lori Sherritt-flemingIllustratorPeggy Collins

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Kari-Lynn Winters and Lori Sherritt-Fleming team up again for another poetry collection for young readers with the emphasis on math concepts including measuring time, patterns, counting, symmetry, numbers, shapes, estimating and more!

He was hungry for math, always ready to munch.
Math for his breakfast, math for his lunch.

He'd pig out on pie charts and bar graphs galore,
binge on skip-counting, and still ask for more.

Shapes — he discovered — were less filling fare.
He'd taste test a rhombus, sparing room for a square.

He'd devour the dollars atop his dessert,
then slurp on the coins he'd slopped on his shirt.

At night, in the dark, he'd gnaw on base ten,
toss back some clocks, and crunch numbers again.

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Kari-Lynn Winters and Lori Sherritt-Fleming team up again for another poetry collection for young readers with the emphasis on math concepts including measuring time, patterns, counting, symmetry, numbers, shapes, estimating and more! He was hungry for math, always ready to munch.Math for his breakfast, math for his lunch.He'd pig out ...

Kari-Lynn Winters is an author, poet, and performer. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, where she teaches drama-in-education. She is the author of Buzz About Bees. Lori Sherritt-Fleming is a natural and accomplished author, educator and performer. Her first ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 9 × 0.3 inPublished:December 29, 2014Publisher:Fitzhenry & WhitesideLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554553075

ISBN - 13:9781554553075

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"Back material contains a glossary of twelve math words that are referenced either directly or indirectly in the poems. Reading these poems (some of which are interactive) would be a good way to sneak some math into a day."
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