Bibliographic Information: Leedy, Loreen. (1997). Mission Addition. New York: Scolastic Inc.
Brief Annotation: This book teachers simple math facts such as 3+5=8 in a creative manner. It has a teacher, Miss Prime introduce to her classmates (an array of different animals) discuss how we add and get sums. She brings a fun energy into literature and math concepts.
Grade Level: 1
Readers who will like this: Readers who are learning about addition and how math works would very much enjoy as well as appreciate this book.
Rating/Response: 4 This book has a lot of information, yet it brings real world items, like toys and money into account. It makes learning how to add fun.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: Does anyone know what addition is? How do you know that?
Reading Strategy: Math
Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great for introducing first graders about addition.
Posted by: Alexa Wachter