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Counting Our Way to the 100th Day!

Illustrated by Steven Salerno

    About The Book

    Join the counting fun!
    It takes just a poem a day to count down to the 100th day of school!
    Keep count with numbers.
    Keep count with stars.
    Keep count with beans
    in a big glass jar.
    Keep a long tally
    and keep count with pins.
    Keep track of how many
    days there've been.
    Keep count by ones.
    Keep count by tens.
    Keep count each day
    and wait, wait, wait.
    In February --

    About The Author

    Photograph by Rochael Soper

    Betsy Franco is the author of numerous books for children, including Counting Our Way to the 100th Day! and Mathematickles!, both illustrated by Steven Salerno; and Birdsongs, illustrated by Steve Jenkins. She and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. They have three sons -- two actors and a sculptor. Visit Betsy's website at

    About The Illustrator

    Steven Salerno lives in New York City, where he is an illustrator for magazines and advertising as well as children's books, including The Dirty Little Boy by Margaret Wise Brown.

    Product Details

    • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (July 1, 2004)
    • Length: 48 pages
    • ISBN13: 9780689847936
    • Grades: P - 3
    • Ages: 4 - 8

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    Raves and Reviews

    School Library Journal, starred review Words + math + seasons = an enchanting collection.

    Publishers Weekly, starred review This book's jazzy, wholly original approach elevates basic mathematical concepts plus wordplay to the level of inspiration.

    Awards and Honors

    • Kansas NEA Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle

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