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Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, 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; Blubber; Just as Long as We're Together; and the five book series about the irrepressible Fudge. She has also written three novels for adults, Summer Sisters; Smart Women; and Wifey, all of them New York Times bestsellers. More than 80 million copies of her books have... Read More


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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

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





BFF*: Two novels by Judy Blume--Just As Long As We're Together/Here's to You, Rachel Robinson (*Best Friends Forever)
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

In this new bind-up, Judy Blume's two stories about three best friends will reach a new set of girls. Stephanie, Rachel and Alison know there will be plenty of family issues, broken hearts, and tough school assignments as they make their way through junior high. But with a good pair of... Read More
 





BFF*: Two novels by Judy Blume--Just As Long As We're Together/Here's to You, Rachel Robinson (*Best Friends Forever)
Written by Judy Blume
Hardcover

In this new bind-up, Judy Blume's two stories about three best friends will reach a new set of girls. Stephanie, Rachel and Alison know there will be plenty of family issues, broken hearts, and tough school assignments as they make their way through junior high. But with a good pair of... Read More
 





Blubber
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

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... Read More
 





Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
eBook

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... Read More
 





Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Trade Paperback

The perfect chapter book!

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... Read More
 





Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Hardcover

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... Read More
 





Deenie
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

When Deenie finds out that she has scoliosis, she’s scared. When she sees the brace for the first time, she wants to scream.

But the words won’t come out. And Deenie, beautiful Deenie, who everyone says should be a model, is stuck wearing a brace from her neck to her hips. For... Read More
 





Freckle Juice
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by Debbie Ohi
eBook

Nicky has freckles—they 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...

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Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Trade Paperback

This dynamic bestselling author/illustrator duo captures the ups and downs of everyday life in this chapter book offering fun and perfectly narrated short stories—for kids who can already read, like the Great One, or for kids who are learning to read, like the Pain. Friend or Fiend? is the fourth book... Read More
 





Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
eBook

What’s 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... Read More
 





Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Hardcover

What’s 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... Read More
 





Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
eBook

THE PAIN AND the Great One are going places! In these new stories the kids are on the go—the 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... Read More
 





Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Trade Paperback

THE PAIN AND the Great One are going places! In these new stories the kids are on the go—the 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... Read More
 





Here's to You, Rachel Robinson
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

It's the end of seventh grade, and the stress of trying to be perfect is getting to Rachel. She's tired of being the straight-A student on every teacher's wish list. Plus she's busy dealing with her sister's junior prom mishaps, and harboring a secret crush on her brother's tutor. But most... Read More
 





Here's to You, Rachel Robinson
Written by Judy Blume
Trade Paperback

Trouble in Rachel's family is spelled with a capital C—for Charles.

From the outside, Rachel looks like the perfect daughter in the perfect family. She’s a straight-A student, a gifted musician, and a good friend. But her older brother, Charles, seems determined to ruin everything. Rachel feels as if it’s all falling... Read More
 





Here's to You, Rachel Robinson
Written by Judy Blume
Trade Paperback

It's the end of seventh grade, and the stress of trying to be perfect is getting to Rachel. She's tired of being the straight-A student on every teacher's wish list. Plus she's busy dealing with her sister's junior prom mishaps, and harboring a secret crush on her brother's tutor. But most... Read More
 





Iggie's House
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

Winnie Barringer’s best friend, Iggie, has moved away. How is Winnie going to make it through summer vacation?

Then the Garber family moves into Iggie’s House, and Winnie is thrilled. The problem is, not everyone is as welcoming as Winnie. Read More
 





It's Not the End of the World
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

Karen Newman has decided she’ll never get married. Just look at her parents. All they do is fight. And now Karen’s 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...

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Just as Long as We're Together
Written by Judy Blume
eBook

Rachel is Stephanie's best friend. Since second grade, they've shared secrets, good and bad. Now in seventh grade, Alison moves into the neighborhood. Stephanie hopes all three of them can be best friends, because Stephanie really likes Alison. But it looks as if it's going to be a case of two's... Read More
 





Just As Long As We're Together
Written by Judy Blume
Trade Paperback

How can you be best friends with someone who keeps secrets from you—important secrets?

Stephanie’s best friend is Rachel. Since second grade they’ve shared everything, good and bad. Now, as they start seventh grade, Stephanie meets Alison, who has just moved to their neighborhood. Stephanie hopes all three of them can be... Read More
 





Just as Long as We're Together
Written by Judy Blume
Trade Paperback

Rachel is Stephanie's best friend. Since second grade, they've shared secrets, good and bad. Now in seventh grade, Alison moves into the neighborhood. Stephanie hopes all three of them can be best friends, because Stephanie really likes Alison. But it looks as if it's going to be a case of two's... Read More
 





The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by Debbie Ohi
eBook

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 "the peanut butter part of a sandwich," squeezed between an older brother and little sister. But now for the first time it's Freddy's chance... Read More
 





The Pain and the Great One Quartet Box Set
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Boxed Set

This dynamic bestselling author/illustrator duo captures the ups and downs of everyday life in this color box set of four hilarious and perfectly narrated chapter books—for kids who can already read, like the Great One, or for kids who are learning to read, like the Pain. These warm-hearted stories showcase the... Read More
 





The Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by Debbie Ohi
eBook

“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 One
 
The 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... Read More
 

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