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Alexander and the Terrible...Very Bad Day

By: Judith Viorst   Grades: 1-3   Ages: 6-9

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day novel units, teacher guides, lesson plans

About Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judity Viorst

On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.

The perennially popular tale of Alexander's worst day is a storybook that belongs on every child's bookshelf. 

Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. 
And it got worse... 
His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! 

Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.

A Brief Biography of Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. A graduate in 1981 of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, children's chapter and picture books--including the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; adult fiction and nonfiction including the New York Times bestseller, Necessary Losses; poetry for children and adults; and four musicals. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety. 

Lexile Level 840

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