6 edition of **Children are born mathematicians** found in the catalog.

Children are born mathematicians

Eugene Geist

- 260 Want to read
- 25 Currently reading

Published
**2009** by Merrill/Pearson in Upper Saddle River, N.J .

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Preschool),
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Primary),
- Education, Preschool,
- Education, Primary

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | Eugene Geist. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA135.6 .G45 2009 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 398 p. : |

Number of Pages | 398 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20734980M |

ISBN 10 | 0131116770 |

ISBN 10 | 9780131116771 |

LC Control Number | 2007038910 |

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