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    DescriptionDid 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 a victim of the 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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    Title
    Maths Curse
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jon Scieszka
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 292 mm
    Height: 292 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780670861941
    ISBN 10: 0670861944
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX, SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YQM, YNVP
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 214
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01824000
    BISAC V2.8: JUV035000
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: YCKCHDPCP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: EV082
    Ingram Theme: APPR/HOMSCH, THEO/SECULR, TOPC/HOMSCH
    BISAC V2.8: JUV036000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PZ7.S41267
    BISAC V2.8: JUV009030
    LC classification: PZ7.S41267 MAT 1995
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: YPMF, YNVP
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Australia
    Imprint name
    Viking Australia
    Publication date
    20 September 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Hawthorn
    Author Information
    Multiple award-winning author Jon Scieszka grew up in Flint, Michigan, the second oldest and the nicest of six boys. Jon went to school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana where he was a Lieutenant; Albion College in Michigan where he studied to be a doctor; and Columbia University in New York, where he received an M.F.A. in fiction. He taught elementary school in New York for ten years in a variety of positions. He is the author of many books for children including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (illustrated by Lane Smith), the Caldecott Honor book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (illustrated by Lane Smith), and Math Curse (illustrated by Lane Smith). In addition to his work as an author, Jon also runs a web-based literacy program called "Guys Read" that is designed to encourage boys, particularly reluctant readers, to get involved with books. In 2008, Jon was named the country's first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and the Children's Book Council. During his two-year role as Ambassador, he acted as a spokesperson for children's literature, speaking to groups of parents, teachers, and children to encourage the importance of reading. You can visit Jon online at www.jsworldwide.com.