Each grade-level Math Reads program includes 125 children’s books with accompanying lessons written by Marilyn Burns and Math Solutions authors.

  • Children’s Books

    Each grade-level Math Reads program includes 25 children’s literature titles (five copies of each). The books are chosen to engage children’s imaginations and springboard mathematical instruction.

  • Lesson Cards

    Each book comes paired with an engaging lesson written by Marilyn Burns and Math Solutions master teachers. The Lesson Cards include step-by-step teaching instruction, suggestions for introducing the book, and explicit connections to mathematical topics and lesson objectives.

  • eBooks

    Select Math Reads titles are available as interactive whiteboard-friendly eBooks, providing an inviting way for teachers and students to engage together with the stories.

  • Math Solutions Professional Development Books

    This professional resource from Math Solutions Publications provides mathematical and pedagogical support. Vignettes of actual lessons provide valuable teaching guidance and help bring the instruction to life.

Inside a Lesson

Every book in the Math Reads program is paired with a lesson card that provides step-by-step teaching instruction that helps students learn to think, reason, and solve problems.