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
Alexander wakes up on the wrong side of the bed. Usually that's just a saying but this time Alexander woke up with gum in his hair and on the side of the bed that had a skateboard on it. His day only gets worse and never better. It ends with his mother telling him that bad days happen to everybody. ...
Guided Reading Level: M Grade Level: K-2nd Summary: Alexander is having the worst day of his life! It's so bad, he wants to move to Australia. Let's be honest. Haven't we all had days like this? This book is something that young readers can absolutely relate to, and that's what I love about it! One ...
Alexander is having the worst day of his life! This text is a classic story that is extremely relatable for young readers. Alexander experiences all sorts of terrible, horrible, no good, very bad things! Just like Alexander, students might have experienced a terrible day. I would love to have studen...
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,...