WorldCat Identities

Burns, Marilyn 1941-

Overview
Works: 191 works in 549 publications in 7 languages and 34,603 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Teacher , Creator, Host, Editor
Classifications: QA135.5, E
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 1,701 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 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,505 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
The Brown paper school presents : the I hate mathematics! book by Marilyn Burns( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events, gags, magic tricks, and experiments to change one from a mathematical weakling into a mathematical heavyweight
A collection of math lessons : from grades 3 through 6 by Marilyn Burns( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers inspiring, practical, classroom-tested ideas for helping students learn mathematics through problem solving
Math for smarty pants by Marilyn Burns( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,224 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
About teaching mathematics : a K-8 resource by Marilyn Burns( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides primary and middle school teachers with the resources and activities needed to teach their students the fundamentals of mathematics
Amanda Bean's amazing dream : a mathematical story by Cindy Neuschwander( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Chinese and English and held by 1,106 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 )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 1,061 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
Just a minute! by Teddy Slater( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 758 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
This book is about time by Marilyn Burns( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in Persian and English and held by 744 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
One hungry cat by Joanne Rocklin( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 718 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
Monster math picnic by Grace Maccarone( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The number of monsters engaged in various activities at a picnic always adds up to ten. Includes 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 673 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
The 512 ants on Sullivan Street by Carol A Losi( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 651 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 )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 648 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
Monster math school time by Grace Maccarone( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 612 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
Math : facing an American phobia by Marilyn Burns( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing in math class : a resource for grades 2-8 by Marilyn Burns( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing in Math Class presents a clear and persuasive case for making writing a part of math instruction. Author and master teacher Marilyn Burns explains why students should write in math class, describes five different types of writing assignments for math, and offer tips and suggestions for teachers. In her usual engaging style, Marilyn Burns tells what happened in actual classrooms when writing was incorporated into math lessons. Illustrated throughout with student work. With a foreword by Susan Ohanian
50 problem-solving lessons : grades 1-6 by Marilyn Burns( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many years, Marilyn Burns has produced a newsletter for teachers. Each newsletter contains classroom-tested activities from teachers across the country. This compilation presents the newsletters' best problem-solving lessons for grades 1-6. The lessons span the strands of the math curriculum and are illustrated with children's work
Math and literature by Marilyn Burns( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The greedy triangle
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 (138)

Chinese (23)

French (5)

Korean (2)

Persian (1)

Arabic (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Spaghetti and meatballs for all! : a mathematical storyThe Brown paper school presents : the I hate mathematics! bookA collection of math lessons : from grades 3 through 6Math for smarty pantsAbout teaching mathematics : a K-8 resourceAmanda Bean's amazing dream : a mathematical storyThe book of think : or, How to solve a problem twice your sizeJust a minute!