• A list of great living books for elementary math, as well as some ideas on how to make math more interesting for children.
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    Living Books for Elementary Math

    The term living books is a very popular one in homeschooling, but what are living books? Simply Charlotte Mason explains them this way: Living books are usually written by one person who has a passion for the subject and writes in conversational or narrative style. The books pull you into the subject and involve your emotions, so it’s easy to remember the events and facts. Living books make the subject “come alive.” They can be contrasted to dry writing, like what is found in most encyclopedias or textbooks, which basically lists informational facts in summary form. You might be surprised to find that living books are available for most school subjects —…