Jack the Builder

by Stuart J. Murphy

On Sale: 02/28/2006

Jack the Builder

by Stuart J. Murphy

illustrated by Michael Rex

On Sale: 02/28/2006

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About the Book

“Kids, young and old, fall in love with math when they see how real-life and effortless it becomes thanks to these books.” --Kimberly D. Mueller, Ed.D., First Grade Teacher, Ashbrook School, Lumberton NJ

Jack the Builder is perfect for teaching counting on, a step toward mastering addition, to pre-K through kindergarteners. Jack stacks up blocks high. Two make a robot, five make a boat, and fifteen make . . . whatever you can imagine! 

Kids will love the story and the funny illustrations by Michael Rex. Parents and other educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding comparisons a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works! The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives!

Math skills are life skills, and the MathStart series supports success!

  • This award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy teaches math through stories and visual models
  • 63 books divided into three levels with 21 books in each
  • Fun activities kids will love are included to help parents and teachers emphasize the lessons
  • Engaging and relatable stories, with each story revolving around practical applications of the math concept presented
  • Lively art from top-notch illustrators
  • Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension

MathStart's unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060557751
  • ISBN 10: 0060557753
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 02/28/2006
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:8.50 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers

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