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Wednesday Wisdom

“Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.”

~Judith Viorst

Wednesday Wisdom

'The Pleasures of Ordinary Life' - a poem by Judith Viorst

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Since Hanna Moved Away

The poetry of Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst (born February 2, 1931) is an American writer. She has written books for both adults and children. She is best known for her children’s literature, such as The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (about the death of a pet) and the Alexander series of short picture books, which includes the much loved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1972). 602 more words

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3 poems from Judith Viorst's What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About?

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“Read me,” 1,263 more words

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