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Viorst, Judith

Overview
Works: 213 works in 1,027 publications in 11 languages and 69,194 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Drama  Children's films  Humorous fiction  Poetry  Film adaptations  Children's audiobooks  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist
Classifications: PZ7.V816, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Judith Viorst
Corduroy by Judith Viorst( Book )

90 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 8,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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! 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 )

60 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 4,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Alexander and his money are quickly parted, he comes to realize all the things that can be done with a dollar
The tenth good thing about Barney by Judith Viorst( Book )

63 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to overcome his grief, a boy tries to think of the ten best things about his dead cat
Alexander, who's not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move by Judith Viorst( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 3,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angry Alexander refuses to move away if it means having to leave his favorite friends and special places
Necessary losses by Judith Viorst( Book )

49 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,223 WorldCat member 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
Just in case by Judith Viorst( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,169 WorldCat member 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 2,454 WorldCat member 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 )

23 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-one poems reveal a variety of secret thoughts, worries, and wishes
The good-bye book by Judith Viorst( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member 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 )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member 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( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amusing poems written about various aspects of being fifty years old
Rosie and Michael by Judith Viorst( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends tell what they like about each other--even the bad things
I'll fix Anthony by Judith Viorst( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little brother thinks of the ways he will some day get revenge on his older brother
Murdering Mr. Monti : a merry little tale of sex and violence by Judith Viorst( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member 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."
Sad underwear : and other complications more poems for children and their parents by Judith Viorst( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member 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 1,287 WorldCat member 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
Lulu walks the dogs by Judith Viorst( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,278 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member 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
 
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Corduroy
Alternative Names
Judith Viorst Amerikaans schrijfster

Judith Viorst US-amerikanische Autorin, Journalistin und Psychoanalytikerin

Stahl, Judith.

ויורסט, ג׳ודית

ויורסט, ג'ודית

ヴィオースト, ジュディス

ボースト, ジュディス

Languages
English (439)

Spanish (32)

Dutch (22)

German (14)

Chinese (5)

French (4)

Japanese (4)

Czech (2)

Swedish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Alexander, who used to be rich last SundayThe tenth good thing about BarneyAlexander, who's not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to moveNecessary lossesJust in caseMy mama says there aren't any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or thingsIf I were in charge of the world and other worries : poems for children and their parentsThe good-bye book