Bean Thirteen

Bean Thirteen cover

Written & Illustrated by: Matthew McElligott

Published in 2007

Genre: Picture Book, Math

Grade Level: K-3

Summary: Ralph and Flora are out picking beans for their supper. They have twelve beans, and when Flora goes to pick another Ralph tries to stop her. He is too late, and now they have an unlucky number. Back at home they try to divide up the beans, but thirteen can’t be divided by two. They start inviting their friends over, but each time they realize that they still can’t divide the beans evenly. Finally, they just let everyone take the number of beans they want, and it all works out in the end.

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