WorldCat Identities

Burns, Marilyn 1941-

Overview
Works: 249 works in 661 publications in 6 languages and 30,927 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Stories in rhyme  Puzzles and games  Riddles  Handbooks and manuals  Braille books  Abstracts  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Teacher , Creator, Host, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marilyn Burns
The greedy triangle by Marilyn Burns( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up
Spaghetti and meatballs for all! : a mathematical story by Marilyn Burns( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seating for a family reunion gets complicated as people rearrange the tables and chairs to seat additional guests."--Title page verso
A collection of math lessons : from grades 3 through 6 by Marilyn Burns( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers inspiring, practical, classroom-tested ideas for helping students learn mathematics through problem solving
The Brown paper school presents : the I hate mathematics! book by Marilyn Burns( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events, gags, magic tricks, and experiments to change one from a mathematical weakling into a mathematical heavyweight
About teaching mathematics : a K-8 resource by Marilyn Burns( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides primary and middle school teachers with the resources and activities needed to teach their students the fundamentals of mathematics
Math for smarty pants by Marilyn Burns( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, illustrations, and suggested activities offer a common-sense approach to mathematic fundamentals for those who are slightly terrified of numbers
Amanda Bean's amazing dream : a mathematical story by Cindy Neuschwander( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda loves to count everything, but not until she has an amazing dream does she finally realize that being able to multiply will help her count things faster
The book of think : or, How to solve a problem twice your size by Marilyn Burns( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you ever have a traffic jam in your head? Did you ever say, "I can't!" Did you ever feel like some days you just can't do anything right? Did you ever get yourself into a corner and know that whichever way you tried to get out was going to be the wrong way? If the answer to any of these questions is yes then this book was written for you
This book is about time by Marilyn Burns( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Persian and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes when, why, and how people started to measure time and discusses such topics as time zones, biorhythms, and jet lag. Also includes instructions for a variety of related projects
Monster math picnic by Grace Maccarone( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The number of monsters engaged in various activities at a picnic always adds up to ten. Includes related activities
Just a minute! by Teddy Slater( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns how important it is to know just how long a minute is. Includes a section with related activities
How many feet? How many tails? : a book of math riddles by Marilyn Burns( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As two children take a walk with their grandfather, they use their counting skills to help answer a series of animal riddles. Includes related activities
Math : facing an American phobia by Marilyn Burns( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Challenging negative attitudes and delivering a positive message about what math can and should mean to all of us, this resource is both an entertaining and invaluable read. From Talking Turkey About Arithmetic to Making Math Make Sense, the 13 chapters get everyone on board in solving the math phobia problem."--pub. desc
One hungry cat by Joanne Rocklin( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom the cat tries to evenly divide the snacks he has baked for himself and two friends, but after gobbling up a few treats, Tom is faced with a new division problem. Includes division activities
The 512 ants on Sullivan Street by Carol A Losi( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming, cumulative story, the number of ants doubles each time they take a new treat from a picnic lunch
I am not a short adult! : Getting good at being a kid by Marilyn Burns( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with various aspects of childhood including family, school, money, legal rights, TV and movies, body language, and generally, how to make the most of childhood right now
The Hanukkah book by Marilyn Burns( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why and how Hanukkah is celebrated and includes recipes, songs, and instructions for playing with a dreidel
Monster math school time by Grace Maccarone( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the time they get up at seven in the morning until they go to bed at eight o'clock at night, monsters spend a busy day, especially at school. Includes related activities
The lunch line by Karen Berman Nagel( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the school cafeteria at lunchtime, Kim eyes all the tasty food and tries to figure out what she can buy with her dollar
--98, 99, 100, ready or not, here I come! by Teddy Slater( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends play hide-and-seek, varying the way they count to 100 in each game: by ones, fives, tens, and twenties. Includes related activities
 
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The greedy triangle
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Spaghetti and meatballs for all! : a mathematical storyA collection of math lessons : from grades 3 through 6The Brown paper school presents : the I hate mathematics! bookAbout teaching mathematics : a K-8 resourceMath for smarty pantsAmanda Bean's amazing dream : a mathematical storyThe book of think : or, How to solve a problem twice your sizeThis book is about time
Alternative Names
Burns, Marilyn

번스, 마린 1941-

번스, 마릴린 1941-

번스, 매럴린 1941-

번스, 매릴린 1941-

번스, 메릴린 1941-

번즈, 마린 1941-

번즈, 마릴린 1941-

バーンズ, マリリン

Languages
English (157)

Chinese (5)

French (3)

Arabic (2)

Korean (2)

Persian (1)