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Judy Blume - Author

About the Author

Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey USA, 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 novels Wifey, Smart Women, and her latest, Summer Sisters, the New York Times No. 1 bestseller. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-something languages.

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Iggie's House

Iggie's House

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Iggie's House is a moving novel that tackles racism and neighbourhood prejudice, from celebrated children's author, Judy Blume. Winnie's best friend, Iggie, has just moved away - and Winnie's bored out of her mind without her. So she's determined to be friends with the new family, the Garbers, who've moved into Winnie's old house - especially Glenn, who's kind of cute. But certain people don't want the Garbers to be there, and have started a petition to get rid of them. You see Glenn and his family are black, and Grove Street is stuck in the past. And the toughest thing of all is that Winnie's terrified her parents might sign the petition - and there's nothing she can do to stop them . . .

It's Not the End of the World

It's Not the End of the World

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Karen's parents have always argued, and lately they've been getting worse. But when her father announces that they're going to get divorced, it seems as if Karen's whole world will fall apart. Her brother, Jeff, blames their mum. Her kid sister, Amy, asks impossible questions and is scared that everyone she loves is going to leave. Karen just wants her parents to get back together. Gradually, she learns that this isn't going to happen - and realizes that divorce is not the end of the world. It's Not the End of the World is Judy Blume's classic young adult novel about family separation.

Blubber

Blubber

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Bullying sucks, but true friendship is worth fighting for. Blubber is a thick layer of fat that lies under the skin and over the muscles of whales . . . When Linda innocently reads out her class project, everyone finds it funny. Linda can't help it if she's fat, but what starts as a joke leads to a sustained and cruel ritual of humiliation. Jill knows she should defend Linda, but at first she's too scared. When she eventually stands up to the bullies, she becomes their next victim - and what's worse, Linda is now on their side . . . In this bright blue edition of Blubber, Judy Blume sensitively explores bullying and self-esteem.

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Tony Miglione is thirteen, and his family lives in a cramped house in New Jersey. But then his Dad invents something that makes them rich, and they move to a luxury home in Long Island. But being rich brings it's own problems - Tony's Grandma feels useless when she doesn't have to cook any more, and his mum is obsessed with impressing the neighbours, but Tony knows the boy next door isn't as perfect as he looks. The only upside to his new life is that his neighbour Lisa keeps undressing with the light on. As he tries to adjust to his new life Tony starts to suffer from anxiety attacks and wishes everything would just be normal again. Then Again, Maybe I Won't is a classic coming of age story from the boy's perspective, from Judy Blume, the author of Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Sally J. Freedman loves making up stories - stories in which she is always the star of her own lavish film spectaculars. But when her close-knit family is separated because of her brother's illness, even Sally's daydreams are not enough to comfort her. With her beloved father left behind in New Jersey, a winter in the Florida sunshine seems gloomy, and the cramped and dingy flat can't compare with her comfortable home, or her new classmates with her old friends. Worst of all it is 1947 and Sally is convinced that Adolf Hitler is alive and living in Miami Beach . . . Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself, by bestselling author Judy Blume, is a insightful story which speaks directly to children in Judy Blume's inimitable style.

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Meet Rachel, the youngest in a family of high-achievers. She's also the cleverest. But it's not easy being super-intelligent - especially when her errant older brother insists on disturbing the peace and undermining everything she ever says or does. And her best friends seem to be falling for his charming veneer . . . Here's to you, Rachel Robinson is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about family conflict. A powerful sequel to Just as Long as We're Together.

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

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

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Meet Margaret. She's going through all the same things most teenage girls have to face; fitting in, friendship, and first bras! Life isn't easy for Margaret. She's moved away from her childhood home, she's starting a new school, finding new friends - and she's convinced she's not normal. For a start she hasn't got a clue whether she wants to be Jewish like her father or Christian like her mother. Everyone else seems really sure of who they are. And, worst of all, she's a 'late developer'. She just knows that all her friends are going to need a bra before she does. It's too embarrassing to talk to her parents about these things. So she talks to God instead - and waits for an answer . . . This bright pink edition of bestselling author Judy Blume's classic teen novel, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret features a fresh, contemporary cover look.

Just as Long as We're Together

Just as Long as We're Together

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Stephanie and Rachel have been best friends for years, in spite of their differences. Alison is new in town, and immediately becomes an integral part of their group. But is it possible to have two best friends? And how can you call anyone a friend if you can't tell them your most painful secrets? Just as Long as We're Together is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about changing friendships, and is followed by the sequel Here's to You, Rachel Robinson.

Tiger Eyes

Tiger Eyes

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Davey's father has been murdered - and the aftermath is causing her family to fall apart. Her heartbroken mum plucks them up and takes them to stay with her prim and proper aunt in Los Alamos. Davey escapes the claustrophobic house by cycling up to the canyon, where she meets a mysterious older boy called Wolf: intense, brooding and also about to lose someone close to him. But falling for someone won't make her dad come back - there are no easy answers when you need to stick your broken family back together . . . Tiger Eyes is bestselling author Judy Blume's most powerful, raw and emotional novel.

Deenie

Deenie

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Being a teenager can be tricky. Especially when you have a VERY pushy mum. 'I hate it when my mother brags about me and my sister. Deenie's the beauty and Helen's the brain. ' Mrs Fenner has very fixed ambitions for her daughters. Deenie is thirteen years old and gorgeous. Her mother wants her to be a model - but Deenie's not so sure. So when she's diagnosed with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - Deenie's almost relieved. No more traipsing round modelling agencies, no more living up to her mother's expectations. But she has to wear an ugly, uncomfortable back brace for the next four years. And she's convinced that it will put an end to normal teenage life - including her blossoming relationship with Buddy Brader . . . With a bright yellow cover, Deenie is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about the pressures of looking perfect.

The Pain and the Great One: On Wheels

The Pain and the Great One: On Wheels

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2015

The Pain and the Great One: On Wheels is a fun bind-up of the first two books in the series - Soupy Saturdays and Cool Zone. In fourteen hilarious and heart-warming young-fiction stories Judy Blume perfectly captures what it's like to grow up with a brother or a sister. Jake ('The Pain') and Abigail ('The Great One') may be brother and sister, but they don't always see eye to eye. Abigail thinks that Jake is a massive pain while Jake thinks that Abigail thinks she is sooo great. Whether they are riding bikes, getting their hair cut or throwing parties, there's always something for them to argue about. But despite these little disagreements, this pair are always there for each other, sharing in the fun! The second two books in the series are also available as bind-up, The Pain and the Great One: Go Places.

The Pain and the Great One: Go Places

The Pain and the Great One: Go Places

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2015

The Pain and the Great One: Go Places is a fun bind-up of the third and fourth books in the series - Going, Going, Gone! and Friend or Fiend? In thirteen hilarious and heart-warming young-fiction stories Judy Blume perfectly captures what it's like to grow up with a brother or a sister. Jake ('The Pain') and Abigail ('The Great One') may be brother and sister, but they don't always see eye to eye. Abigail thinks that Jake is a massive pain while Jake thinks that Abigail thinks she is sooo great. Whether they are going on holiday, visiting family or enjoying a snow day, there's always something to argue about. But despite these little disagreements, this pair are always there for each other, sharing in the fun! The first two books in the series are also available as bind-up, The Pain and the Great One: On Wheels.

Forever

Forever

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Do you remember the first time? Forever is still the bravest, freshest, fruitiest and most honest account of first love, first sex and first heartbreak ever written for teens. It was a book ahead of its time - and remains, after forty years in print, a teenage bestseller from the award-winning Judy Blume. With a contemporary cover, Forever is a teen classic ripe for a new generation of readers.

Freckle Juice

Freckle Juice

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 27/08/2014

Nicky has frecklesthey cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Sitting behind him in class, Andrew once counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty.One day after school, Andrew works up enough courage to ask Nicky where he got his freckles. When know-it-all Sharon overhears, she offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipeif he pays.Andrew is desperate and feels it's worth it. At home he carefully mixes the strange combination of ingredients. Then the unexpected happens...From the Trade Paperback edition.

One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 27/08/2014

Quintessentially funny Judy Blume!Second grader Freddy Dissel has that left-out kind of feeling. Life seems lonely when you're the middle kid in the family. Freddy feels like "e;the peanut butter part of a sandwich,"e; squeezed between an older brother and little sister. But now for the first time it's Freddy's chance to show everyone, including himself, just how special he is!From the Trade Paperback edition.

Pain and the Great One

Pain and the Great One

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 27/08/2014

';Sometimes I think Mom and Dad love her more than me.'The Pain';Sometimes I think Mom and Dad love him more than me.'The Great OneThe Great One thinks her brother, the Pain, is a messy slowpoke who gets dessert even if he doesn't finish dinner. She thinks her parents love him more than they love her. The Pain thinks his older sister, the Great One, is a bossy know-it-all. Just because she's older, she gets to feed the cat and play real songs on the piano. He thinks his parents love her more than they love him.How will they ever find out who is loved more?

Tiger Eyes

Tiger Eyes

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2014

Superfudge

Superfudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Peter Hatcher's little brother, Fudge, is four. And he's as monstrous as ever! When Fudge discovers that his new baby sister can't play with him, he tries to sell her. When that doesn't work, he tries giving her away. And on his first day at school he kicks his teacher and calls her Rat Face. Can his big brother help him out this time? Superfudge is the third book in the hilariously funny Fudge series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, Emily Gravett. Start the series with Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing or continue the chaos with Fudge-a-Mania and Double Fudge.

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Sheila hates swimming. And dogs. And ghosts. And thunderstorms. She'll do anything to avoid them all - except admit that she's scared. Her new friend Mouse Ellis, yo-yo champion of Tarrytown, thinks she's chicken. But Sheila is determined to show everyone that she can be Sheila the Great. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great is the second book in the hilariously funny Fudge series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, Emily Gravett. The chaos continues in Superfudge and Fudge-a-Mania.

Fudge-a-Mania

Fudge-a-Mania

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Fudge is five - and he's driving his older brother, Peter, mad, as usual! Going on holiday with Fudge - and baby Tootsie, Turtle the dog and Uncle Feather the bird - means disasters every day. Even worse for Peter, disgusting Sheila Tubman is staying in the same house. Will it be Peter's nightmare holiday? One thing's for sure - it's going to be fudge-a-mania all the way! Fudge-a-Mania is the fourth book in the hilariously funny Fudge series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, Emily Gravett. Start at the beginning with Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing or continue the chaos with Double Fudge.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - his naughty little brother, Fudge. Fudge causes trouble wherever he goes and it's usually up to Peter to sort out the mess. When Peter wins a tiny green turtle called Dribble, he's determined to keep it away from his brother. But when Fudge does get his hands on Dribble - disaster strikes! Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is the first book in the hilariously funny Fudge series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, Emily Gravett. The chaos continues in Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great and Superfudge.

Double Fudge

Double Fudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Uh oh, what's Fudge up to now?! Pete's little brother, Fudge, has a new obsession. He's mad about money and he wants loads of it. In fact, he's going to print a hundred million trillion 'Fudge Bucks' and buy the whole world. Or maybe he'll just settle for buying the capital city of America and call it Fudgington. He's driving Pete nuts. Will Fudge ever stop being the most embarrassing brother on the planet? Double Fudge is the fifth and final book in the hilariously funny Fudge series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, Emily Gravett. Start at the beginning with Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing and continue the chaos with Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great and Superfudge.

Freckle Juice

Freckle Juice

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Andrew wants freckles. He wants to be like Nicky Lane, who has millions of them. If he had freckles like Nicky, then his mother would never notice when his neck was dirty. He wouldn't have to wash and he'd never be late for school. So when Andrew hears about the secret recipe for freckle juice, he's determined to try it . . . Freckle Juice is a humorous adventure for younger readers from literary superstar, Judy Blume, featuring inside illustrations by Kate Greenaway award-winning illustrator, Emily Gravett.

Blubber

Blubber

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2012

Blubber is a thick layer of fat that lies under the skin and over the muscles of whales . . . When Linda innocently reads out her class project, everyone finds it funny. Linda can't help it if she's fat, but what starts as a joke leads to a sustained and cruel ritual of humiliation. Jill knows she should defend Linda, but at first she's too scared. When she eventually stands up to the bullies, she becomes their next victim - and what's worse, Linda is now on their side . . . In Blubber, Judy Blume sensitively explores bullying and true friendship.

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2011

Tony Miglione is thirteen, and his family lives in a cramped house in New Jersey. But then his Dad invents something that makes them rich, and they move to a luxury home in Long Island. But being rich brings it's own problems - Tony's Grandma feels useless when she doesn't have to cook any more, and his mum is obsessed with impressing the neighbours, but Tony knows the boy next door isn't as perfect as he looks. The only upside to his new life is that his neighbour Lisa keeps undressing with the light on. As he tries to adjust to his new life Tony starts to suffer from anxiety attacks and wishes everything would just be normal again. Then Again, Maybe I Won't is a classic coming of age story from the boy's perspective, from Judy Blume, the author of Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.

Just as Long as We're Together

Just as Long as We're Together

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2011

Stephanie and Rachel have been best friends for years, in spite of their differences. Alison is new in town, and immediately becomes an integral part of their group. But is it possible to have two best friends? And how can you call anyone a friend if you can't tell them your most painful secrets?

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2011

Rachel is the youngest in a family of high-achievers. She's also the cleverest. But it's not easy being super-intelligent - especially when her errant older brother insists on disturbing the peace and undermining everything she ever says or does. And her best friends seem to be falling for his charming veneer . . . Judy Blume's Here's to You, Rachel Robinson is a powerful sequel to Just as Long as We're Together.

It's Not the End of the World

It's Not the End of the World

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 09/08/2011

Karen Newman has decided shell never get married. Just look at her parents. All they do is fight. And now Karens dad has moved out of the house and he and her mom are talking about divorce. Her older brother has locked himself away in his room, her little sister is a mess, and she cant bring herself to talk about any of it with her best friend. Shes never felt so alone. Yet in spite of everything Karen is sure she can set things right again if only she can get her parents together in the same room. Or will her fantasy backfire?

Iggie's House

Iggie's House

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 11/01/2011

Winnie Barringers best friend, Iggie, has moved away. How is Winnie going to make it through summer vacation?Then the Garber family moves into Iggies House, and Winnie is thrilled. The problem is, not everyone is as welcoming as Winnie.

Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 12/05/2009

Whats the difference between a friend and a fiend?Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. Their teenage cousins have turned into fiends. And on the perfect snow day, who jumps on Jake and washes his face in snow? And who rescues him?From the Hardcover edition.

Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One

Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 26/08/2008

THE PAIN AND the Great One are going places! In these new stories the kids are on the gothe Pain needs a trip to the emergency room; the family goes to the mall and not everyone stays together; the kids visit a county fair and want to ride the Super Slide; and a beach outing includes a boogie board. Lots more action and adventure for the dynamic duo who never stay still.From the Hardcover edition.

Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One

Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 27/05/2008

THE PAIN AND the Great One hardly agree on anything. But deep down, they know they can count on each other, especially at school, where it often takes two to figure things out. Like when that first baby tooth falls out on the school bus. Or when an unwanted visitor on Bring Your Pet to School Day needs to be caught. Or worst of all, when a scary bully says youre burnt toast. On days like these it can feel good not to go it alone. (And dont forget Fluzzy the cat, who knows a thing or two himself.)From the Hardcover edition.

Fudge-A-Mania

Fudge-A-Mania

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2008

Peter Hatcher's summer is not looking good.First of all, Peter's brother Fudge -- the five-year-old human hurricane -- has a plan: to marry Peter's sworn enemy, Sheila Tubman. Disgusting! Could anything be worse?Yes. Peter's parents have decided to rent a summer house next, door to the Tubman's. Which means Peter will be stuck with Fudge and Sheila the Cootie Queen for three whole weeks!Will Peter be able to survive the summer? It may not be the vacation of Peter's dreams, but, as millions of Judy Blume fans know, it won't be dull. When Fudge is around, anything can happen... and does!

Double Fudge

Double Fudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2008

Read by the authorapprox. 4 hours3 cassettesFudge is back and he's discovered money in a big way. He's making his own Fudge Bucks, dressing as a miser for Halloween and thumbing through catalogs before bed, choosing birthday and Christmas presents years in advance - much to the embarrassment of his family, especially older brother Peter, who's just starting 7th grade. But things begin to change when the Hatchers discover their long-lost relatives, The Howie Hatchers of Honolulu, Hawaii - not exactly your everyday family. With new cousins, Flora and Fauna, and 4 year old Farley Drexel - yes, that's right, another Farley Drexel! - the stage is set for a wild and wacky beginning to a new school year.

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2008

Margaret Simon, almost twelve, has just moved from New York City to the suburbs, and shes anxious to fit in with her new friends. When shes asked to join a secret club she jumps at the chance. But when the girls start talking about boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret starts to wonder if shes normal. There are some things about growing up that are hard for her to talk about, even with her friends. Lucky for Margaret, shes got someone else to confide in . . . someone who always listens.

Blubber

Blubber

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2008

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. She doesn't want to think about Linda or her dumb report on the whale just now. Jill wants to think about Halloween.But Robby grabs the note, and before Linda stops talking it has gone halfway around the room.That's where it all starts. There's something about Linda that makes a lot of kids in her fifth-grade class want to see how far they can go -- but nobody, least of all Jill, expects the fun to end where it does.A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One

Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 04/09/2007

MEET THE PAIN:My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first?MEET THE GREAT ONE:My brother's name is Jacob Edward, but everyone calls him Jake. Everyone but me. I call him The Pain because that's what he is. He's a first-grade pain. I'll always know exactly what he's thinking. That's just the way it is.These seven warm-hearted stories will give readers a peek at how a brother and sister relate to each other.From the Hardcover edition.

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 10/04/2007

Sheila Tubman sometimes wonders who she really is: the outgoing, witty, and capable Sheila the Great or the secret Sheila whos afraid of the dark, spiders, swimming, and dogs.When her family spends the summer in Tarrytown, Sheila has to face some of her worst fears. Not only does a dog come with the rented house, but her parents expect Sheila to take swimming lessons! Sheila does her best to pretend shes an expert at everything, but she knows she isnt fooling her new best friend, Mouse Ellis, who happens to be a crackerjack swimmer and a dog lover.What will it take for Sheila to admit to the Tarrytown kidsand to herselfthat shes only human?From the Compact Disc edition.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, smearing smashed potatoes on walls at Hamburger Heaven, or scribbling all over Peter's homework, he's never far from trouble. He's a two-year-old terror who gets away with everythingand Peter's had enough. When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter's pet turtle, it's the last straw. Peter has put up with Fudge too long. How can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change?

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

When Sallys family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947, she is excited and nervous at the same time. What will school be like in Florida? Will she make any friends? Will she fit in so far away from home?Miami Beach has so many things to worry and wonder about, Sally is in for one unforgettable winter!

Freckle Juice & The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

Freckle Juice & The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2006

Freckle JuiceNicky has freckles. They cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty. But how exactly do you get freckles? For fifty cents, know-it-all Sharon has the answer—a secret family freckle recipe. Fifty cents is a lot of money, but Andrew is desperate. It's not until after he goes home and carefully mixes the strange combination of ingredients that he realizes he might be getting more than he paid for.The One in the Middle Is the Green KangarooLately, second-grader Freddy Dissel has that left-out kind of feeling. Life can be lonely when you're the middle kid in the family and you feel like ';the peanut butter part of a sandwich,' squeezed between an older brother and a little sister. But now, for the first time, it's Freddy's chance to show everyone how special he is and, most of a all, prove it to himself!

Superfudge

Superfudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2006

Sometimes life in the Hatcher household is enough to make twelve-year-old Peter think about running away. His worst problem is still his younger brother, Fudge, who hasn't changed a bit since his crazy capers in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. If you ask Peter, Fudge is just an older and bigger pain.Then Peter learns that his mom is going to have a baby and the whole family is moving to Princeton for a year. It will be bad enough starting sixth grade in a strange place and going to the same school as Fudge. But Peter can imagine something even worse. How will he ever survive if the new baby is a carbon copy of Fudge?

Tiger Eyes

Tiger Eyes

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2005

Davey's father has been murdered - and the aftermath is causing her family to fall apart. Her heartbroken mum plucks them up and takes them to stay with her prim and proper aunt in Los Alamos. Davey escapes the claustrophobic house by cycling up to the canyon, where she meets a mysterious older boy called Wolf: intense, brooding, and also about to lose someone close to him. But falling for someone won't make her dad come back - there are no easy answers when you need to stick your broken family back together . . . Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes is an outstandingly powerful novel that has deservedly become a teen classic.

Double Fudge

Double Fudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2003

'Ooh, money, money, money,' sang Fudge. 'I love money, money, money!' Pete's little brother Fudge has a new obsession. He's mad about money and he wants loads of it. In fact, he's going to print a hundred million trillion 'Fudge Bucks' and buy the whole world. Or maybe he'll just settle for buying the capital city of America and call it Fudgington. He's driving Pete nuts. Will Fudge ever stop being the most embarrassing brother on the planet?

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2003

Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - his little brother Fudge. Fudge causes trouble wherever he goes and it's usually up to Peter to sort out the mess. When Peter wins a tiny green turtle called Dribble he's determined to keep it away from his brother. But when Fudge does get his hands on Dribble - disaster strikes! New cover edition of this hugely successful, hilarious series.

Superfudge

Superfudge

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2003

Peter Hatcher's little brother is four. And he's as monstrous as ever! When fudge discovers that his new baby sister can't play with him, he tries to sell her. When that doesn't work, he tries giving her away. And on his first day at school he kicks his teacher and calls her Rat face. Can his big brother help him out again?

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2003

Sheila hates swimming. And dogs. And ghosts. And thunderstorms. She'll do anyting to avoid them all - except admit that she's scared. Her new freind Mouse Ellis, yo-yo champion of Tarrytown, thinks she's chicken. But Sheila is determiend to show everyone that she can be Sheila the Great.

Fudge-a-Mania

Fudge-a-Mania

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2003

Fudge is five - and he's driving his older brother Peter mad, as usual. Going on holiday with Fudge - and baby Tootsie, Turtle the dog, and Uncle Feather the bird - means disasters every day. Even worse for Peter, disgusting Sheila Tubman is staying in the same house. Will it be Peter's nightmare holiday? One thing's for sure - it's going to be fudge-a-mania all the way!

Forever

Forever

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2001

Do you remember the first time? Still the bravest, freshest, fruitiest and most honest account of first love, first sex and first heartbreak ever written for teens. It was a book ahead of its time - and remains, after thirty years in print, a teenage bestseller.

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

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

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2000

Life isn't easy for Margaret. She's moved away from her childhood home, she's starting a new school, finding new friends - and she's convinced she's not normal. For a start she hasn't got a clue whether she wants to be Jewish like her father or Christian like her mother. Everyone else seems really sure of who they are. And, worst of all, she's a 'late developer'. She just knows that all her friends are going to need a bra before she does. It's too embarrassing to talk to her parents about these things. So she talks to God instead - and waits for an answer . . . Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret? is a teen classic and loved around the world. Judy Blume has written some of the best books of our time about real-life issues - family stress and pressures, what happens when your parents divorce, the problems of growing up and sexual awakening, bereavement - with insight, sensitivity and honesty. The response of readers all around the world continues to make her one of the best-loved writers ever published.

Blubber

Blubber

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/1998

Blubber is a thick layer of fat that lies under the skin and over the muscles of whales . . . When Linda innocently reads out her class project, everyone finds it funny. Linda can't help it if she's fat, but what starts as a joke leads to a sustained and cruel ritual of humiliation. Jill knows she should defend Linda, but at first she's too scared. When she eventually stands up to the bullies, she becomes their next victim - and what's worse, Linda is now on their side . . . Judy Blume has written some of the best books of our time about real-life issues - family stress and pressures, what happens when your parents divorce, the problems of growing up and sexual awakening, bereavement - with insight, sensitivity and honesty. The response of readers all around the world continues to make her one of the best-loved writers ever published.

It's Not the End of the World

It's Not the End of the World

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/1998

Karen's parents have always argued, and lately they've been getting worse. But when her father announces that they're going to get divorced, it seems as if Karen's whole world will fall apart. Her brother, Jeff, blames their mum. Her kid sister, Amy, asks impossible questions and is scared that everyone she loves is going to leave. Karen just wants her parents to get back together. Gradually, she learns that this isn't going to happen - and realizes that divorce is not the end of the world. It's Not the End of the World is Judy Blume's classic young adult novel about family separation.

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/1998

Tony Miglione is thirteen. His dad's an electrician with a sideline in inventing useless things, and three generations of the Miglione family fill a small house in New Jersey - until Tony's dad invents something that makes them rich. Money makes a big difference. The family move to a luxury home in Long Island, Mr Miglione gets a prestigious new job; Mrs Miglione gets rich new friends; Grandma gets a colour television in her room; Tony gets a view of the gorgeous girl next-door, who undresses with the light on, a pair of binoculars, and anxiety attacks . . . Being rich brings him a whole new set of complicated problems. America's number one children's author has written some of the best books of our time about real-life issues - family stress and pressures, what happens when your parents divorce, the problems of growing up and sexual awakening, bereavement - with insight, sensitivity and honesty. The response of readers all around the world continues to make her one of the best-loved writers ever published.

Deenie

Deenie

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/1998

'I hate it when my mother brags about me and my sister. Deenie's the beauty and Helen's the brain. ' Mrs Fenner has very fixed ambitions for her daughters. Deenie is thirteen years old and gorgeous. Her mother wants her to be a model - but Deenie's not so sure. So when she's diagnosed with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - Deenie's almost relieved. No more traipsing round modelling agencies, no more living up to her mother's expectations. But she has to wear an ugly, uncomfortable back brace for the next four years. And she's convinced that it will put an end to normal teenage life - including her blossoming relationship with Buddy Brader . . . Deenie by Judy Blume is a touching and heartfelt novel popular across the globe.

Freckle Juice

Freckle Juice

Author: Judy Blume Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/04/1990

Andrew wants freckles. He wants to be like Nicky Lane who has millions of them. If he had freckles like Nicky, then his mother would never notice when his neck was dirty. He wouldn't have to wash and he'd never be late for school. So when Andrew hears about the secret recipe for Freckle Juice, he's determined to try it....

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