Los Animales No Se Dormian (Storytelling Math Bilingual English/Spanish)

by Sara Levine (Author) Marta Alvarez Miguens (Illustrator)

Let's celebrate diversity, math and the power of the story! Now in a bilingual English-Spanish edition!

It's time for Marco and his stuffed animals to go to sleep, but the animals have another plan. When Marco tries to put them away, they start to fly, swim and crawl out of the baskets where he keeps them. Will Marco be able to classify his animals so that everyone is happy? A fun exploration of what it's like to classify with Latinx characters and a note on scientific classification.

The books in the Math Stories series celebrate the everyday adventures of children using math as they play, build, and discover the world around them.

¡Celebremos la diversidad, las matemáticas y el poder del cuento! ¡Ahora en edición bilingüe Inglés-Español!

Es hora de que Marco y sus animales de peluche se vayan a dormir, pero los animales tienen otro plan. Cuando Marco trata de guardarlos, empiezan a volar, nadar y reptar de las canastas donde los tiene. ¿Podrá Marco clasificar a sus animales para que todos estén contentos? Una exploración divertida sobre lo que es clasificar con personajes latinxs y una nota sobre clasificación científica.

Los libros de la serie Cuentos matemáticos celebran las aventuras diarias de niños que usan las matemáticas mientras juegan, construyen y descubren el mundo que los rodea.

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Sara Levine

Sara Levine is a veterinarian, an educator, and an award-winning author of science-focused picture books, including Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons, A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use, and The Animals Would Not Sleep!. A Terrible Place for a Nest was inspired by a couple mourning doves who did, in fact, build their nest in an inconvenient location. Sara and her daughter have had to move more times than they would have liked in recent years and are currently settling into a new nest in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Erika Meza
grew up in Mexico and moved houses more often than she had birthdays. Having studied illustration in Paris, she now lives in London--her thirty-sixth address--where she paints, writes her own stories, and practices her uncanny ability to pack efficiently. Erika loves exploring, learning about many different places and cultures, and finding joy in the people who allow you to be yourself.

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Guided Reading Level
Charlesbridge Publishing
Publication date
April 12, 2022
Storytelling Math Bilingual English/Spanish
BISAC categories
JUV036000 - Juvenile Fiction | Science & Technology
JUV011030 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic & Latino
JUV072000 - Juvenile Fiction | Mathematics
Library of Congress categories
Spanish language materials
Mothers and sons
Soft toys
Set theory

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