I See A Pattern Here by Bruce Goldstone

Published by Henry Holt and Co. 

Summary: Patterns can be made in many different ways. This book looks at some of them, such as sliding, rotating, flipping, squishing, and stretching. Photos show examples of different types of patterns occurring both in nature and works of art from around the world. “MathSpeak” boxes give mathematical terms for the different ways patterns are created. The last two pages show ways to create patterns of your own. Grades K-3.

Pros: An excellent introduction to patterns that could be used for both math and art. The pages are appealing with plenty of white space and colorful photos.

Cons: Although patterns seem cool and fun, I never really understood why they were emphasized quite so much in the elementary math curriculum.

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