I have a rising sixth grader who HATES math. I mean, she hates it.
If there was a way to study only literature for the remaining seven grades, she’d be in heaven.
But once numbers show up on a paper, her love for reading goes out the window.
I wasn’t encouraged to pursue a mathematics-based career and I’m a literature lover, so I understand her feelings completely.
But I don’t want her to allow a discomfort with mathematics to limit her career choices, so we’ve got to find a way to make math fun!
Thankfully, there are a lot more resources for making math interesting these days than there were when I was a kid and I’ve gathered up a few today!
Check out this list of educational and fun math books for middle school to find some resources your kids might like!
For more fun with math, don’t miss our list of hands-on math activities to try!
Fun Math Books for Middle School
These books are not the only cool math books for tweens around, but they are some of the best. Especially if you have students who love to work with their hands.
If you like any of these, leave a comment and let me know which one!
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1.Math Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide to Math Terms, Strategies, and Tables (Grades 4-9)
2.Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
3.100 Math Brainteasers (Grades 7-10)
4.40 Fabulous Math Mysteries Kids Can’t Resist (Grades 4-8)
5.Janice Van Cleave’s Math for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Math Fun
6.One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Math
7.Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi: A Math Adventure (Grades 2-7)
8.Math Puzzles and Games for Grades 6-8
9.Funny & Fabulous Fraction Stories: 30 Reproducible Math Tales and Problems (Grades 3-6)
10.Math Projects: 50 Hands-On Projects (Grades 5-8)
11.Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook (Grades 6-8)
12.Real World Math (Grades 5-8)
Does your middle schooler have a math book that he or she loves? Please share your recommendations in the comments!
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