Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Five to Nine

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How Many Jelly Beans? Cover Image
By Andrea Menotti, Yancey Labat (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452102061
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 29th, 2012

Using jelly beans, a boy and a girl explore numbers. Bold illustrations with lots of counting to be done (5-8).

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Infinity and Me Cover Image
By Kate Hosford, Gabi Swiatkowska (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780761367260
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - October 1st, 2012

Children and adults explore the concept of things that go on forever. Whimsical illustrations (6-8).

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Seeing Symmetry Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823423606
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Published: Holiday House - February 1st, 2012

Though it is all around us in many different forms, it is all explained in a brightly illustrated format (5-8).

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The Wing Wing Brothers Math Spectacular! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823423200
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Holiday House - July 1st, 2012

Five duck brothers perform acrobatic feats and include explanations for comparative math, addition and subtraction. Clever and appealing. Lively, humorous illustrations (5-7).

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Zero the Hero Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805093841
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 28th, 2012

Underappreciated by the other numbers, Zero proves that their value is diminished without him. Funny, lively text and hilarious, colorful cartoonlike illustrations (6-9).

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