12 Ways to Get to 11

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Aladdin, Aug 1, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 __ 12 What happened to 11?
Is it in the magician's hat? Maybe it's in the mailbox or hiding in the jack-o'-lantern? Don't forget to look in the barnyard where the hen awaits the arrival of her new little chicks. Could that be where eleven went?
Eve Merriam and Bernie Karlin take young readers on a counting adventure as they demonstrate twelve witty and imaginative ways to get to eleven.

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User Review  - kdufrene - LibraryThing

This book has different scenarios on counting. Like the title says, it shows you many way to get to the number eleven. I would read this book to a class that is learning about addition. This book ... Read full review

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User Review  - mchristman - LibraryThing

This book is a good example of realistic fiction because all of the ways to get to eleven are situations that could be real. Children can relate the ways of adding up to 11 to things that they have seen before. Grade Level: Primary Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Eve Merriam (July 19, 1916 - April 11, 1992) was an American poet and writer. Her first book was entitled, Family Circle. She was born as Eva Moskovitz in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating with an A.B. from the Cornell University in 1937, Merriam moved to New York to pursue graduate studies at Columbia University. Her book, The Inner City Mother Goose, was described as one of the most banned books of the time. It inspired a 1971 Broadway musical called Inner City and a 1982 musical production called Street Dreams. Merriam won an Obie Award from the Village Voice in 1976 for her play, The Club. In 1981 she won the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Merriam died on April 11, 1992, in Manhattan, NY from liver cancer.

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