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Viorst, Judith

Overview
Works: 234 works in 1,216 publications in 15 languages and 69,615 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Poetry  Children's films  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist
Classifications: PZ7.V816, E
Publication Timeline
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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 )
155 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 8,727 libraries worldwide
On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too
Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst( Book )
73 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,398 libraries worldwide
Alexander and his money are quickly parted yet he realizes there are many things a dollar can do
The tenth good thing about Barney by Judith Viorst( Archival Material )
69 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,746 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 )
111 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,306 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 )
25 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,180 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
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 2,395 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 )
21 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,240 libraries worldwide
Forty-one poems reveal a variety of secret thoughts, worries, and wishes
The good-bye book by Judith Viorst( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,968 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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,814 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 )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,773 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 )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,614 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 3 languages and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Amusing poems written about various aspects of being fifty years old
Rosie and Michael by Judith Viorst( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,521 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 1,502 libraries worldwide
A little brother thinks of the ways he will someday 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 1,419 libraries worldwide
There is also Adrienne's (and Brenda's) lover, the super-empathetic black activist Louis; Joseph Monti's surprising wife, Brenda's easily offended sister, Rosalie, who arrives in Washington with her frisky Great Dane; and Brenda's closest friend, Carolyn, who warns Brenda that "there is no such thing as equal-opportunity adultery."
Lulu walks the dogs by Judith Viorst( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 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 Undetermined and held by 1,343 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
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 1,202 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 )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 449 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 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
Languages
English (525)
Spanish (42)
German (27)
Dutch (27)
French (26)
Chinese (12)
Italian (12)
Japanese (4)
Danish (3)
Portuguese (3)
Polish (2)
Korean (2)
Czech (2)
Swedish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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