cover image Adding It Up

Adding It Up

Rosemary Wells. Viking Books, $13.99 (24pp) ISBN 978-0-670-03519-9

Children are invited to join Timothy, Yoko and their classmates as they practice math skills in Adding It Up, the latest addition to the Get Set for Kindergarten! series, based on Timothy Goes to School and other stories by Rosemary Wells. Adding, subtracting and counting to 20 are covered so are shapes and patterns as the students in Mrs. Jenkins's class make use of mathematics in real-life situations. Each section offers suggestions for extending each concept. Ready to Read helps youngsters learn letter/sound correlation plus capital and lower case letters. (Oct.)