Books that Make Learning Fun

A book that makes learning fun presents material in an engaging manner, encourages readers to think strategically, or models critical thinking and discovery.


Our favorite books in history.
entertaining intro to the history of math

A Fly on the Ceiling (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)

Julie Glass

Topic: history
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: occasionally
American history through pictures

Anno's U.S.A.

Mitsumasa Anno

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
captivating biography of Archimedes

Archimedes and the Door of Science (Living History Library)

Jeanne Bendick

Topic: history
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
what did Ben Franklin do when he was bored?

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)

Frank Murphy

Topic: history
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: weekly
self taught boy becomes navigation expert

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Jean Lee Latham

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
Where did Descartes design coordinates?

Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians

Luetta Reimer, Wilbert Reimer

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly
Where did Archimedes do his best thinking?

Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians, Vol. 2

Luetta Reimer, Wilbert Reimer

Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: weekly

This is math-mom.com, the website built on our belief that learning is naturally fun. With the right expectation and approach, anyone can enjoy learning. But since each of us is unique, we each must find our own best way to learn. We know that we have found our way when learning is fun.

Here you will find books, products, and ideas that our family has used to make learning fun for each one of us. We hope that it encourages you to find your own way to have the fun of learning.