Bibliographic Information: Anno, M. (1995). Anno’s magic seeds. New York: Philomel Books.
Brief Annotation: Jack gets a visit from a wizard who makes Jack’s fortune grow, using a series of math prblems the reader goes on a quest to find out how many seeds grow!
Genre: Juvenile literature
Grade Level: 4-6
Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy problem-solving; who like math.
Rating/Response: 4- The book is filled with wonderful illustrations making connections to the mathematical concepts being addressed.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: What patterns do you see through out the story?
Reading Strategy: Mathematics
Rationale for Strategy: It is a great story that incorporates multiplication and subtraction within the story making it a journey to find the answer to the questions.
Posted by: Yesenia Corral