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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers

Every problem is easier if you know how to count! This book gives readers the basics in both Spanish and English and the result is a fiesta for year-round celebrations. It offers opportunities for vocabulary development but also incorporates recognizable symbols of Latinx cultural heritage.
Age Groups: Big Kids, Little Kids
Skills: Math, Problem Solving
Author: Written by Roseanne Greenfield and illustrated by John Parra

Discussion Questions

  • Sometimes people can use numbers to solve problems — this is math! Sometimes people can use their words — this is usually when there are problems between two people. What kind of "problems" are in this book?
  • Have you ever tried to solve a problem with numbers? Let's practice together, using what we learned in the book.