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Math Curse
By Lane Smith, Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith (illustrator)
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Publisher Viking Childrens Books
Publication date October 1, 1995
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780670861941
ISBN-10 0670861944
Dimensions 0.50 by 11 by 11.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
When a girl comes down with a case of math mania, she finds that she tabulates her teeth, counts her morning corn flakes, and displays other disturbing symptoms of the dreaded math curse. BOMC Main.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes until your bus leaves. Is there enough time? You have 3 shirts and 2 pairs of pants. Can you make 1 good outfit? Then you start to wonder: Why does everything have to be such a problem? Why do 2 apples always have to be added to 5 oranges? Why do 4 kids always have to divide 12 marbles? Why can't you just keep 10 cookies without someone taking 3 away? Why? Because you're the victim of a Math Curse. That's why. But don't despair. This is one girl's story of how that curse can be broken.

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9780670861941 | details & prices | 11.00 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.99
About: When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse

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