Liven up  your Math curriculum

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The list author says: "The following is a list of books that my kids and I have enjoyed over our 9 years of homeschooling."
Primary Grade Challenge Math
1.  Primary Grade Challenge Math by Edward Zaccaro
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  "Perfect for the elementary grades. I use this book as a read-aloud with my two boys, ages 7 and 10. The 7 year old likes the challenge of levels 1 & 2 while my 10 y/o pushes on to the Einstein level. Math for the whole family!"
$19.41   Used & New from: $8.16
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition)
2.  Challenge Math For the Elementary and Middle School Student (Second Edition) by Edward Zaccaro
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  "For upper elementary, middle school, and high school. Gifted kids will probably enjoy these problems a lot."
$20.14   Used & New from: $8.88
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

It's Alive and Kicking: Math the Way It Ought to Be - Tough, Fun, and a Little Weird
3.  It's Alive and Kicking: Math the Way It Ought to Be - Tough, Fun, and a Little Weird by Marya Washington Tyler
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  "My 13 and 10 year olds have always prefered word problems to regular drill. These are funny and cover a variety of skills."
$14.20   Used & New from: $3.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

It's Alive!: Math Like You've Never Known It Before
4.  It's Alive!: Math Like You've Never Known It Before by Marya Washington Tyler
$13.19   Used & New from: $3.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The History of Counting
5.  The History of Counting by Denise Schmandt-Besserat
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  "A great picture book for all ages."
$14.50   Used & New from: $2.52
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Anno's Hat Tricks
6.  Anno's Hat Tricks by Mitsumasa Anno
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  "Fun logic problems"
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Anno's Magic Seeds (Picture Books)
7.  Anno's Magic Seeds (Picture Books) by Mitsumasa Anno
$8.09   Used & New from: $3.53
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Ben franklin and the magic squares
8.  Ben franklin and the magic squares by Frank Murphy; Illustrator-Richard Walz
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Mathamusements
9.  Mathamusements by Raymond Blum
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  "Great for upper elementary and middle school."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians
10.  Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians by DALE SEYMOUR PUBLICATIONS
$21.08   Used & New from: $8.58
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Book in the World, Book 1
11.  The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Book in the World, Book 1 by David Kalvitis
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  "Not your average dot-to-dot book. Good for upper elementary and up."
$6.26   Used & New from: $0.04
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

How to Count Like a Martian
12.  How to Count Like a Martian by Glory St. John
The list author says:
  "Very interesting look at how number systems are built, plus an oportunity to solve the riddle of the Martian number system."
Used & New from: $35.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Dragon's Scales (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)
13.  The Dragon's Scales (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3) by Sarah Albee
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  "For pre-school and lower elementary; have a bucket balance handy for little ones to experiment with."
$3.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

225 Fantastic Facts Math Word Problems: Amazing Facts and Quick Companion Word Problems That Build Skills in Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, and More
14.  225 Fantastic Facts Math Word Problems: Amazing Facts and Quick Companion Word Problems That Build Skills in Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, and More by Eric Charlesworth
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale
15.  One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi
$16.29   Used & New from: $8.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
16.  The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Warlord's Beads, The (Warlord's Series)
17.  Warlord's Beads, The (Warlord's Series) by Virginia Walton Pilegard
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  "Look for more books by this author, too."
$13.49   Used & New from: $6.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Mensa for Kids: 75 Mind Mazes
18.  Mensa for Kids: 75 Mind Mazes by Carlton Books
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  "Fun for upper elementary and up."
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Building Thinking Skills Book 3, Figural/Student Text
19.  Building Thinking Skills Book 3, Figural/Student Text by Howard Black
The list author says:
  "Spatial problem solving. Could be for kids as young as 6 or 7 if they're interested in these kinds of puzzles."
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The Princeton Review Math Smart Junior: Math You'll Understand (Grades 6-8)
20.  The Princeton Review Math Smart Junior: Math You'll Understand (Grades 6-8) by Marcia Lerner
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  "Math review in a goofy story format."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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One Riddle, One Answer (hc)
21.  One Riddle, One Answer (hc) by Lauren Thompson
The list author says:
  "Another great math picture book."
Used & New from: $19.63
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure)
22.  Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure) by Cindy Neuschwander
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  "Look for more in this series, as well."
$7.15   Used & New from: $1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Measuring Penny
23.  Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
$7.19   Used & New from: $4.31
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Lemonade for Sale (MathStart 3)
24.  Lemonade for Sale (MathStart 3) by Stuart J. Murphy
$5.39   Used & New from: $1.39
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Pattern Fish
25.  Pattern Fish by Trudy Harris
$17.09   Used & New from: $7.86
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Now for My Next Number!: Songs for Multiplying Fun
26.  Now for My Next Number!: Songs for Multiplying Fun by Margaret Park
$15.26   Used & New from: $1.56
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Best Of Times
27.  The Best Of Times by Greg Tang
$14.78   Used & New from: $3.67
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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