by Eleanor May; illustrated by Deborah Melmon
Math concept: Counting Money
What could be better than a Captain Slime penny? Albert needs two quarters to use the library’s new penny-smashing machine. Luckily, Wanda has a great idea for how Albert can earn the money.
Interest Level: Ages 4 & up
Trim size: 8.5″ x 8.5″ Pages: 32
Book features: Full-Color Illustrations, Activities Page, Discussion Points, Online Resources
978-1-57565-857-5 Library Binding
Praise for Albert Helps Out:
“Albert Helps Out is a delightful story featuring amusing color illustrations of all the mouse characters and settings and math concepts, such as coin values. Albert Helps Out is completed with other suggested Fun Activities and exciting games. Highly recommended.”—Children’s Bookwatch
“This book will be a great resource when teaching students how to count money. Readers will also enjoy the story that highlights how mathematics is used in a real-life situation.”—D. Campbell, Alice Ponder Elementary School, Association of Region XI Librarians, Fort Worth, TX
“This visually appealing series will be a hit with young readers. Colorful, humorous illustrations tie the text to the topic. Each volume … will help readers see how math concepts are all around us in our daily lives. An excellent series for math enrichment … makes the math concepts fun and interesting.” —School Library Connection for Albert Helps Out, Albert Doubles the Fun, Bravo, Albert!, and Where’s Albert?
“The newest books in the Mouse Math series offer engaging stories about Albert and Wanda making sense of their world with math. I recommend these short, playful books as a way to provide engaging contexts for math explorations in the primary grades.”—Teaching Children Mathematics, Journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for Albert Helps Out, Albert Doubles the Fun, Bravo, Albert! and Where’s Albert?
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