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Book Review

Review by Jim Rahn

Divide and Ride by Stuart J. Murphy

Illustrated by George Ulrich

Published by HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated, January 1997

bulletA wonderful children's book for teaching pre-division skills
bulletA group of 11 best friends go to a carnival.  At various rides there are seats for 2, 3, and 4 and 14.  The kids solve the problem of left over seats by finding additional friends.  Grouping is shown on each situation to help the students see how they will need more friends to solve the problem.  
bulletAdditional activities for kids to do are listed in the back of the book.  References are also made to other good books on the same topic. 
bulletGrades 3-4
bulletAvailable from Barnes and Noble