Bibliographic Information: Tang, G., & Briggs, H. (2002). Math for All Seasons: Mind-stretching Math Riddles. New York: Scholastic Press.
Brief Annotation: In learning math, readers are able to learn more about the seasons as well. The bright vivid pictures provide a delight for all readers.
Grade Level: Pre-K-3
Readers who will like this: Readers who are working on mathematics problems and want new ways of approaching different problems. Readers who have just learned about riddles and rhyming as well as readers who have just grasped the seasons and months.
Rating/Response: 4 I thought this book provided a variety of different topics that students could be learning about. These topics included: math, seasons/months, and riddles/rhyming.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: If you could pick one season to live in for the rest of your life, which one would you choose? Why?
Reading Strategy: Mathematics
Rationale for Strategy: This book is mainly regarding mathematics and provides great illustrations with great questions for readers. The answers are also provided in the back of the book for students to check if they did their math correctly.
Posted by: Brittany Billiet