Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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! This handsome new edition of Judith... show more
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! This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.
Publish date: July 15th 1987
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Picture Books
This book is great for perspective teaching. The Lexile level is AD970L. I would read this aloud in a 3rd grade classroom (it can be used in any grade level) and use Alexander's story to show that we all have bad days. How we react to those bad days is the most important lesson. I would then have ch...
I love Alexander. I always enjoyed hearing this story, and when I learned to read, it was one I picked continuously for independent reading. Alexander is just having a bad day. Nothing is going well for him. To us adults, lots of minor things are just piling up to create a bad day. To Alexander,...
This book is a good read for 3rd graders. I think that it would be good to use when discussing feelings or hard situations. It teaches kids that not everything goes right everyday.
This is the story of Alexander, who is just having one of those days! From the moment he gets up to the moment he goes back to bed, it is just one thing after another for him! For use with 2nd or 1st graders and i would use it primarily to teach a unit on behavior and how they can turn anything ar...
This book is another one of my favorites that was read to me in elementary school! The story is about a boy named Alexander who is just not having a very good day at all. He woke up with gum in his hair, his best friend told him he wasn't his best friend anymore, and he got in trouble at school. The...