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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Counting Change
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Counting Change

9781607534624
Bridget Heos / Katya Longhi

 

Aiden helps his little brother Mason make change at a yard sale so that he can buy a new video game, which they will then share.



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Making Graphs
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Making Graphs

9781607534631
Bridget Heos / Katya Longhi

 

A class is learning a lesson on making graphs and interpreting data, and the class clown, Logan, has some off-the-wall answers to his classmates' surveys.



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Measure It
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Measure It

9781607534648
Bridget Heos / Katya Longhi

 

Kids in a classroom practice measuring favorite objects they brought from home using different units of measurement and comparing the objects.



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Telling Time
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Telling Time

9781607534617
Bridget Heos / Katya Longhi

 

A young boy learns to tell time on digital and analog clocks as he impatiently waits for a friend to come over to play.



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Counting Change
9781607534624
Making Graphs
9781607534631
Measure It
9781607534648
Telling Time
9781607534617

Math World

 

Our world runs on numbers. The characters in these stories encounter math in the everyday world. Mason learns to count change at a yard sale, James learns to tell time as he waits for a friend to come over, Logan tries to mess up his classmates' data for their graphs, and Travis brings something very large from home to measure.

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Complete Series of 4: retail $119.80 your price $83.80

READING LEVEL: GRADE 2 AND UP
  • Formats: Reinforced Library Binding, eBook

  • Pages: 24

  • Trim Size: 9.25" x 8.25"

Booklist,
February 15, 2015

“Each of these new books in the Math World series walks readers through a basic math concept via a fictional story that makes the process feel less like work. Explanations are built into dialogue and the characters and scenarios in the stories, set either at home or in a school classroom, are realistic and relatable. In Counting Change, Aiden helps his friend Mason with his yard sale. In Making Graphs, students conduct surveys about sports, ice cream, and lunch preferences, then display their results in different kinds of graphs. In Measure It, students use various units to measure the length of special objects they have brought to class. In Telling Time, an older sister helps James (or “Ninja,” as he prefers to be called) count the minutes until a friend arrives to play. The stories typically end on an upbeat note, with a silly joke or clever ending. Longhi’s illustrations, focusing on ethnically diverse characters, add great charm to the series. However, the large amount of dialog and the number of characters in each book distract somewhat from the math concepts themselves. The presentation of these concepts is perhaps not clear enough for a first introduction, although these appealing books are still great for review. ”—Miriam Aronin

Library Media Connection,
May 1, 2015

“It’s difficult to use these math books as standalone books; the series would most be useful as an introduction to a math concept. The drawback is that the audience for which it is intended may not be ready for the concepts introduced. However, it is treasure for those kids who are working above grade level. For the teacher looking for activities to use with kids grasping math concepts easily, this would be perfect. Each book is set up so readers can work along with the text and then expand on their learned knowledge. Additional Selection. ”—Nelda Brangwin