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Book Review: And Two Boys Booed by Judith Viorst

  • Author: Judith Viorst
  • Illustrator: Sophie Blackall
  • Format: Picture book
  • Price: Hardcover, $16.99 U.S.
  • Age range: 4-8 years
  • Page count: 32pp…
  • 400 more words
Picture Books

Some Days Are Like That

“It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. My mom says some days are like that.”

~Judith Viorst, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Author-Judith Viorst

necessary losses and the search for wholeness

the reality of human suffering and the reality of wholeness juxtapositions so that it is never possible to fully grasp both at the same time. sometimes we get stuck on one or the other… caught in suffering, we feel isolated, disconnected, grieved, and heavy with loss. 366 more words

Alexander, Who's not (do you hear me? I mean it!) going to move

Author: Judith Viorst

Language: English

Summary: Alexander is not going to leave his best friend Paul. Or Rachel, the best babysitter in the world. 91 more words


Charlene and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Hair Day

I cut my hair.


Yep, two weeks ago that was on my head. (I think it looked better there than on the floor.)

I like my new haircut, but I’m still trying to get used to it and how to style it. 568 more words

Life... And Its Little Slices

When Did I Stop Being 20

This collection of poems by Judith Viorst was published in 1987. The full title is When Did I Stop Being 20 and Other Injustices. While Viorst’s work is often laugh-out-loud funny, it is perceptive. 155 more words


Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
★★★ / ★★★★

Things have never been better for Alexander’s family: His dad (Steve Carell) just snagged an interview for a video game company, his mom (Jennifer Garner) is up for a big promotion, his elder brother (Dylan Minnette) received news that everyone is voting for him and his girlfriend as prom king and queen, and his elder sister (Kerris Dorsey) is playing the lead on a school musical. 420 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean