Judy Blume
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Judy Blume

Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, NJ, making up stories inside her head. She has spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Adults as well as children will recognize such Blume titles as: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret; Superfudge; Blubber; Just As Long As We're Together; and Forever. She has also written the best-selling novels Wifey; Smart Women; and, Summer Sisters. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-six languages.
She receives thousands of letters each month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and
concerns with her.
Judy received a B.S. in education from New York University in 1961, which named her a Distinguished Alumna in 1996, the same year that American Library Association honored her with the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement. She has won more than ninety awards, none more important than those coming directly from her youngest readers.
She serves on the boards of the Author's Guild, currently as Vice President; the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, where she sponsors an award for contemporary fiction; and the National Coalition Against Censorship, working to protect intellectual freedom. In Spring 2002, Judy was a spokesperson for the Cheerios "A Book for Every Child" literacy campaign which benefited Reading is Fundamental, America's largest literacy organization. She is also the founder and trustee of The Kids Fund, a charitable and educational foundation.
Judy's first book in the Fudge series, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, was published in 1972. She is thrilled to be celebrating its 30th Anniversary with the publication of Double Fudge. Just as generations of fans have loved the Fudge books, generations of Judy's family have inspired them. Thirty years ago, Fudge was inspired by her son, Larry, and now Double Fudge was written at the request of her grandson, Elliot.
Judy lives on islands up and down the East Coast with her husband George Cooper. They have three grown children and one grandchild.

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    • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Judy Blume
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522

    Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely not a waste of credits.

    • By Bryan J. Peterson on 08-05-11

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Double Fudge

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Judy Blume
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    "Money, money, money...I love money, money, money" is Fudge's new theme song....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good family entertainment

    • By patrish on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Superfudge

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Judy Blume
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 430
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    He knows a lot of big words, but he doesn't know where babies come from. He's never heard of a stork, but he plans to be a bird when he grows up. He's Superfudge...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Careful!

    • By Lisa on 05-26-05

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Laura Hamilton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319

    Margaret Simon, almost 12, has just moved from New York City to the suburbs, and she’s anxious to fit in with her new friends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious and charming

    • By Bunny Mama on 10-09-12

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Fudge-a-Mania

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Judy Blume
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    At first it seems that Peter Hatcher's summer vacation is going to be a scene from his worst nightmare....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More uncle Feather

    • By Sarah Schellhorn on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Judy Blume
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    Sheila Tubman sometimes wonders if she's the outgoing, witty, and capable Sheila the Great, or the secret Sheila, who's afraid of the dark, spiders, swimming, and dogs....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not my fave Judy Blume book

    • By c. shaw on 01-20-15

    Regular price: $15.93

    • In the Unlikely Event

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,280
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,143

    In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was 15, and in love for the first time, a succession of airplanes fell from the sky....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "HOPE FOR THE BEST... PLAN FOR THE WORST"

    • By Tracy P. on 09-21-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Blubber

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Halley Feiffer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says about Linda. Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her desk....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narration is awful

    • By LoveCats&Books on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Judy Blume

    • Collection #1: Freckle Juice & The One in the Middle is a Green Kangaroo
    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Laura Hamilton
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    How exactly does one get freckles? For 50 cents, know-it-all Sharon has the answer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Freckle Juice is a classic and a must read for kid

    • By Drevik on 03-30-18
    • Collection #1: Freckle Juice & The One in the Middle is a Green Kangaroo
    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Laura Hamilton
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Release date: 08-23-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Summer Sisters

    • By: Judy Blume
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my all time favoirte books

    • By M. Boyer on 12-28-16

    Regular price: $28.00

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