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Judith Viorst has 4 upcoming events.

Sep
13
The JCCSF presents JUDITH VIORST
Books Inc. in Alameda, Saturday, September 13 at 11am
The JCCSF presents an interactive family event with Judith Viorst, author of the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, and the brand new companion book, Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever.

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Location: JCCSF Street: 3200 California St City: San Francisco, Province: California Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
11
Judith Viorst ~ September 11
Hicklebee's, Thursday, September 11 at 3pm
Judith Viorst @ Hicklebee's

September 11 @ 3:00 (presentation at 3:30)

We first met Alexander in 1972 when we read about his Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Alexander has continued to weather some rough patches -- he Used to Be Rich, and, no, He's Not Going to Move. Watching his struggles though Viorst's humorous lens is a marvel to behold. We'll hear all about his latest conundrum in Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever. What could possibly be so hard about that?

Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, children’s picture books, adult fiction and nonfiction, poetry for children and adults, and musicals, which are still performed on stages around the country.

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Location: Street: 1378 Lincoln Ave City: San Jose, Province: California Postal Code: 95125-3010 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
10
Judith ViorstAlexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Emeryville, Wednesday, September 10 at 7pm
Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever by Judith Viorst, Isidre Mones (Illustrator)

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Judith Viorst (born February 2, 1931) is an American author, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher. She is perhaps 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 books.

In the latter part of the 1970s, after two decades of writing for children and adults, Viorst turned to the study of Freudian psychology. After six years of study at Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, in 1981 she became a research graduate affiliated with the institute.
Judith Viorst lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, political writer Milton Viorst. They have three grown sons: Anthony Jacob Viorst, an attorney practicing in the Denver, Colorado area; Nicholas Nathan "Nick" Viorst, an Assistant District Attorney for New York County, and Alexander Noah Viorst.
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