Judy Blume

Overview

Judy Blume is one of America's most popular authors. Fans of her work may not be aware, however, that she was a wife and mother before she tested her writing abilities. Blume's perseverance eventually landed this keenly observant author a publishing contract. Her readers have laughed at the adventures of Peter Hatcher and his brother, Fudge, in Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, and have found the trials and tribulations of puberty eased by reading Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret and Then Again, Maybe ...
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Overview

Judy Blume is one of America's most popular authors. Fans of her work may not be aware, however, that she was a wife and mother before she tested her writing abilities. Blume's perseverance eventually landed this keenly observant author a publishing contract. Her readers have laughed at the adventures of Peter Hatcher and his brother, Fudge, in Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, and have found the trials and tribulations of puberty eased by reading Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret and Then Again, Maybe I Won't. Blume's characters convey how it truly feels to be a teenager facing doubts, fears, and anxiety about life. This new edition brings readers up to date on this active author.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604133349
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Who Wrote That? Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 1,106,568
  • Age range: 11 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Kyle Zimmer President, First Book 6

1 Otherwise Known as Judy the Great 11

2 Wallball, New Jersey-Style 23

3 Margaret and Sally 35

4 Stories from the Tub 47

5 Tough Topics 59

6 Book Burnings 69

7 Family Business 79

8 Staying Young 87

Chronology 100

Notes 102

Works Judy Blume 106

Popular Books 107

Popular Characters 108

Major Awards 109

Bibliography 111

Further Reading 114

Index 116

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