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Viorst, Judith

Overview
Works: 236 works in 1,245 publications in 15 languages and 69,488 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Children's films  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Humorous poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist
Classifications: PZ7.V816, E
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Publications about Judith Viorst
Publications by Judith Viorst
Most widely held works by Judith Viorst
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst( Book )
161 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 8,763 libraries worldwide
On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too
The tenth good thing about Barney by Judith Viorst( Archival Material )
75 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,748 libraries worldwide
In an attempt to overcome his grief, a boy tries to think of the ten best things about his dead cat
Necessary losses by Judith Viorst( Book )
113 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,281 libraries worldwide
On verso title page: The loves, illusions, dependencies, and impossible expectations that all of us have to give up in order to grow
Alexander, who's not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move by Judith Viorst( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,181 libraries worldwide
Angry Alexander refuses to move away if it means having to leave his favorite friends and special places
Just in case by Judith Viorst( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,134 libraries worldwide
Charlie likes to be ready for anything, imagining that his house could be flooded or a mermaid might kidnap him, but he learns that it is sometimes good to be unprepared. Annotation. Charlie is a boy who is always ready for anything ... just in case. What if it's raining very hard -- so hard that rain could come into the house and make the furniture float? Charlie has a plan to keep himself dry ... just in case. What if his parents are going out and he gets a babysitter who won't read to him or let him watch TV? Charlie has a plan for making his own fun ... just in case. Charlie likes to be ready for anything. But as Charlie is about to find out, sometimes not being ready is even better
My mama says there aren't any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or things by Judith Viorst( Book )
43 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,385 libraries worldwide
If his mother has made other important mistakes, can Nick trust her word that there are no goblins and such lurking around in the night?
If I were in charge of the world and other worries : poems for children and their parents by Judith Viorst( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,228 libraries worldwide
Forty-one poems reveal a variety of secret thoughts, worries, and wishes
The good-bye book by Judith Viorst( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,960 libraries worldwide
A child, on the verge of being left behind by parents who are going out for the evening, comes up with a variety of pleas and excuses
Earrings! by Judith Viorst( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
A young girl uses various arguments to convince her parents to let her have her ears pierced
Lulu and the brontosaurus by Judith Viorst( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
Lulu's parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday and so she sets out to find her own, but while the brontosaurus she finally meets approves of pets, he does not intend to be Lulu's
Super-completely and totally the messiest by Judith Viorst( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
Olivia, who is very neat and practically perfect, despairs because her sister Sophia is super-completely and totally the messiest person, no matter where she goes or what she does
Forever fifty and other negotiations by Judith Viorst( Archival Material )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
Amusing poems written about various aspects of being fifty years old
Rosie and Michael by Judith Viorst( Book )
23 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
Two friends tell what they like about each other - even the bad things
I'll fix Anthony by Judith Viorst( Book )
25 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
A little brother thinks of the ways he'll some day get revenge on his older brother
Murdering Mr. Monti : a merry little tale of sex and violence by Judith Viorst( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
This is a romp - the comic, over-the-top story of Brenda Kovner, a middle-aged, middle-class married woman who tells us, in the first paragraph and in the first person, that, though she is not the murdering kind, "I am planning to kill Mr. Monti because he is doing harm to my family." Unlikely? Well, she also tells us she isn't the kind to sleep with three different men within twenty-four hours. "And since I indeed did do that, I might indeed be able to murder Mr. Monti."
Lulu walks the dogs by Judith Viorst( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
Lulu needs help from a boy named Fleischman if she is to earn money walking her neighbors' dogs, and she finds out that if she wants her business venture to succeed, she has to be nice
Alexander, who's trying his best to be the best boy ever by Judith Viorst( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
After eating an entire box of doughnuts leads to consequences Alexander does not like, he decides to be the best boy ever for the rest of his life
Sad underwear : and other complications more poems for children and their parents by Judith Viorst( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems that examines a wide variety of feelings and experiences from a child's point of view
Imperfect control : our lifelong struggles with power and surrender by Judith Viorst( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
The author draws on the work of biological and social scientists, psychoanalysts, and philosophers and interweaves fiction, poetry and personal stories, including some of her own, to argue that we are constantly dealing with issues of control
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Young viewers will like Alexander, his brothers and his slightly frustrated but sympathetic parents. They'll identify with Alexander - but they'll find some of his problems more comic than tragic. That will help them look at the humor in their own bad days
 
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Alternative Names
Judith Viorst Amerikaans schrijfster
Judith Viorst écrivaine américaine
Judith Viorst escriptora estatunidenca
Judith Viorst escritora estadounidense
Judith Viorst US-amerikanische Autorin, Journalistin und Psychoanalytikerin
Stahl, Judith.
ויורסט, ג׳ודית
ויורסט, ג׳ודית סופרת אמריקאית
ויורסט, ג'ודית
바이오스트, 주디스
바이올스트, 주디스
비오르스트, 주디스
비오스트, 주디스
ヴィオ-スト, ジュディス
ヴィオースト, ジュディス
ボ-スト, ジュディス
ボースト, ジュディス
茱蒂絲·佛伊奧斯特
Languages
English (504)
French (28)
Dutch (27)
Spanish (25)
German (23)
Chinese (12)
Italian (12)
Japanese (4)
Danish (3)
Portuguese (3)
Polish (2)
Czech (2)
Swedish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
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