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Judith Viorst (born February 2, 1932) is an American author, 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, which include
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day
- Alexander, Who Was Rich Last Thursday
- Alexander, Who Is Not Going to Move
- When I Am Six
- I'll Fix Anthony
Alexander, the narrator in these books, is a 5-year-old boy who lives with his parents and two brothers, Anthony and Nick.
Viorst's books for adults include nonfiction psychology books such as Imperfect Control and Necessary Loss. Viorst is also a poet and newspaper columnist.
Viorst lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, Milton. They have three grown sons.
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