WorldCat Identities

Burns, Marilyn 1941-

Overview
Works: 219 works in 642 publications in 6 languages and 31,830 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Readers (Publications)  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Braille books  Abstracts 
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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 1,496 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 1 through 3 by Marilyn Burns( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,424 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 )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,401 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 )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,189 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 )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 1,160 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 1,083 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 )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and Korean and held by 1,011 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 )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Persian and held by 714 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
Just a minute! by Teddy Slater( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 700 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
Monster math picnic by Grace Maccarone( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 686 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 661 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 )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than two-thirds of American adults fear and/or loathe mathematics. This book looks at why math has the dreadful reputation that it does and provides a chance to face math phobia and help others. This book delivers a positive message about what math can and should mean to all and how children can be kept from adopting the negative attitudes many have. (Khr)
One hungry cat by Joanne Rocklin( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 655 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 625 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 )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 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
Math and literature by Marilyn Burns( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows primary teachers how to connect mathematics with the imaginative ideas in children's books. Presents classroom-tested ideas for using children's literature to help students experience mathematical problem solving. Gives detailed instruction for 10 classroom lessons using children's books and provides instructional suggestions for an additional 21 books
Monster math school time by Grace Maccarone( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 585 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
--98, 99, 100, ready or not, here I come! by Teddy Slater( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 583 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
The Hanukkah book by Marilyn Burns( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why and how Hanukkah is celebrated and includes recipes, songs, and instructions for playing with a dreidel
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 (169)

French (3)

Chinese (3)

Arabic (2)

Korean (2)

Persian (1)

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Spaghetti and meatballs for all! : a mathematical storyA collection of math lessons : from grades 1 through 3The 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