Alexander and the terrible horrible book
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith ViorstFrom the moment Alexander wakes up, everything goes wrong! He wakes up with gum in his hair, fights with his friends, and has to eat lima beans for dinner. At the end of his rough day, Alexander learns some days are just like that. All kids experience this type of day, and will be glad to find they are not alone! He wakes up with gum in his hair, doesn't get a seat by the window during carpool, doesn't get dessert in his lunch, is rebuffed by his friends on the playground, has to get a cavity fixed at the dentist, and has to eat lima beans for dinner. The difficult situations Alexander finds himself in, and his way of dealing with them, are what makes this book ripe for philosophical discussion.
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY - kids book bed time story read aloud
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Guidelines for Philosophical Discussion
I Mean It! From the moment Alexander wakes up, things just go wrong in his way. As he gets up, the chewing gum that's in his mouth last night somehow ends up in his hair. He trips on the skateboard. He drops his sweater in the sink while the water is running. He finds out that it's going to be a terrible, horrible, no good very bad day.