Storytelling Math books show that all children can be mathematical thinkers. Stories feature children of color using math as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Includes activities for families to do together. Storytelling Math goes beyond counting and shapes to explore concepts that all young children need for later school success.


978-1-62354-123-1 BD $6.99

by Grace Lin

Mei is so excited to start her garden.
How big are her plants today?

978-1-62354-124-8 BD $6.99

by Grace Lin

Olivia, Mei, and Alex have bubbles!
What shape will each wand make?

978-1-62354-125-5 BD $6.99

by Grace Lin

Olivia is on a farmers' market mission.
Can she find the perfect produce?


978-1-62354-126-2 BD $6.99

by Grace Lin

Olivia and Mei have a delicious problem.
Can they share fairly?


978-1-62354-127-9 HC $15.99

978-1-62354-185-9 PB $6.99

by Ana Crespo,
illustrated by Giovana Medeiros

Lia and Luis love their Brazilian snacks—
but Luis loves to brag.
Can Lia prove she has more?


978-1-62354-128-6 HC $15.99

978-1-62354-197-2 PB $6.99

by Sara Levine,
illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns

Marco has to sleep,
but his stuffed animals won't settle down.
Can he sort them like a scientist?

Download individual activity kits:

Up To My Knees!
Circle! Sphere!
What Will Fit?
The Last Marshmallow
Lia & Luis
The Animals Would Not Sleep

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Meet the Authors & Illustrators

Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of more than twenty books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book A Big Mooncake for Little Star (Little, Brown), the Newbery Honor Book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Little, Brown), the Geisel Honor Book Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same! (Little, Brown), and The Ugly Vegetables. She is also the co-author and illustrator of Our Seasons. She lives in Florence, Massachusetts. 

Originally from Brazil, Ana Crespo came to the United States to pursue a master's degree in education. Ana is the author of The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story, which won an International Latino Book Award, and the My Emotions & Me series. 

Originally from Brazil, Giovana Medeiros is now a freelance illustrator based in Lisbon, Portugal. She is the illustrator of Running on Sunshine, In the Garden, and several other children's books from publishers around the world. 

Sara Levine is a veterinarian, author, and educator who loves animals, books, and books about animals. Her picture books include Flower Talk, Bone by Bone, Fossil by Fossil, and Tooth by Tooth, which received the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and was recognized by Bank Street College as a Best Children's Book of the Year. 

Marta Álvarez Miguéns is a self-taught illustrator who lives in Spain. She has illustrated many books, including Dinosaur Lady and Shark Lady, which was named a Best Children's Book of the Year by Parents magazine and one of Twelve Books for Feminist Boys and Girls by the New York Times.