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Hometown: Lewistown, PA - Posted August 25, 2017 11:26 pm
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Kelly Manning

As a fourth grade teacher I have read your books aloud for the past 14 years as a life long fan of your books. A new role I have taken on at my school is assembly planner. I know it's a long shot - but I, personally, would forever remember a chance to meet you. Would you be willing to speak with a 4/5 school in central PA? Thanks so much, for just reading this! - Kelly

Hometown: Flushing NY - Posted August 22, 2017 10:19 pm
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Amanda

Dear Judy Blume,
I like all of your books especially the book "Tales of a fourth grade nothing”.I really think you are a great author! I found is book in ”Mitchell-Linden”Library.When I finished reading it I wanted to read the whole series so I did read the whole series and I love it really much!Thinks so much for writing these books!


From,
Amanda

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:41 pm
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Angela

Dear Judy Blume,

I love your books. They were really fun. The funniest book was Freckle Juice. I want to read more books like that. I read your books in school. What is your favorite book?
Have a great day!

- Angela

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:34 pm
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Emily

Dear Judy Blume,

Hi! My name is Emily.
When I read your book I said ¡°It is so fun!¡±
But I only read Freckle Juice, and Green Kangaroo. I want to read your other books too!
I want to write books like your fun books. I love your books. Please write more books for me. I hope you reply.
Talk to you later!

Your fan, Emily.

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:29 pm
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Eugene

Dear Judy Blume,

Hello,I love your books.
Your books were very fun.
I want to read more of your books.
I will buy more of your books. What is your favorite book? My favorite book is Freckle Juice. How can you write so well?
Your book is the best book.Thank you,

Love,

Eugene

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:28 pm
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Ara

Dear Judy Blume,

Your book was great, and it was fun. But it was a little hard. Is ok, because it was fun!
I like Freckle Juice and Green Kangaroo. But Green Kangaroo was fantastic too.
I really like you book. I want to read your other books.I want to be like you. The books were nice.
Bye bye!

Ara

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:24 pm
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Junyoung

Dear Judy Blume,

Hello how are you? I¡¯m fine.
Oh, I like your books, and it is amazing.
I hope you¡¯re glad to hear that.
Wait! Your letters are very neat too. I want you to male more books for me. I¡¯ll wait.
I¡¯ll read all of your books. I think they will be fin so could you please give them to me? I hope you like that to. Good Bye!

from Junyoung.

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 22, 2017 8:20 pm

Arlene

Hi Judy Blume,

Good morning, I like your books.
My favorite book is Green Kangaroo, because in Freckle Juice Sharon does that trick. Write more interesting books!

Thanks,

Arlene

Hometown: Viena, Austria - Posted August 21, 2017 1:52 am

Benjamin K

Dear Judy Blume,

Hello Judy Blume. How is it going in America? Your books are great I really liked Freckle Juice. But why did you write it like that? I have sooooo many questions about you. I¡¯m Benjamin. How are you? I hope you are not sick. Have a great day! Please can you write a book about a monster that is sick? Bye bye Judy Blume.

Thanks,

Benjamin

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 21, 2017 1:34 am

Minkyeol

Dear Judy Blume,

Hello my name is Minkyeol. I am from South Korea. Your books are so great! Please write more fun book please. HAVE A GREAT DAY!

Minkyeol

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 21, 2017 1:32 am

Emily W

Dear Judy Blume,

Good morning! I loved your books.
My favorite was The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo.
I have only read two of your books. Freckle Juice, The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo. I wish I could read your other books too.
Some people use there penname. Is Judy Blume your real name, or a penname? I wanted to be a writer. I can make a lot of stories if I use my head. But if I write story, it is quite short. My dad makes newspaper. So he taught me how to write very well. I wish you could write back to me. I would love to meet you in real life.

From Emily

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea - Posted August 21, 2017 1:29 am

Anna

Dear Judy Blume,

I like your books and I like to read all of your books. I think Freckle Juice was my favorite. I am reading Green Kangaroo too. Freckle Juice was interesting. But, Sharon fooled Andrew with the freckle juice recipe! I learned a word! Appendicitis. I think Andrew war angry with Sharon. It was a very cool cook.
Thanks,

Anna

Hometown: New York, NY - Posted August 20, 2017 11:39 am
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Terry

I still have the copy of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret that I bought at the Scholastic Book Fair in the late 1970's. I have enjoyed most of your books through Summer Sisters and got to reread them with my now adult children when they were young. I am studying the voices of your characters at different ages as I am now taking my first writing class. Your work has come up in class discussion as so relatable and impactful on us as we were growing up. Thanks for paving the way for so much great Young Adult literature that came after you.

Hometown: Lock Haven - Posted August 18, 2017 10:21 pm
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Sarah

Hello!

I'm currently reading Wifey; I love it! I read most of your books when I was in elementary school and junior high school. I remember that my favorites were Blubber, Forever, Deenie and Are you There God? It's Me, Margaret. Wow! I read Are You There God- in 1980, and it feels like I read it yesterday. I also remember reading Forever at church camp. LOL Now, my daughters are reading your books. Thank you for the great stories. They are truly the best. Now I'm going to curl up in bed with my chihuahua and probably finish Wifey tonight. Do you ever give speeches, etc. in NYC? We come into the city frequently.

Regards,
Sarah

Hometown: north canton - Posted August 17, 2017 3:43 pm
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janet

Hello. I am leading my 39 year-old Book Club in a discussion on In An Unlikely Event tomorrow. Your blog has provided me great visuals! My daughter-in-law saw you @ SCBWI in LA in July; she shared with me too! As I grew up in the 50's too, it was a trip down memory lane. Thank you!

Hometown: Tyler, TX - Posted August 16, 2017 4:58 pm
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Emily Brady

Hi Judy Blume! My students love you so much! We are reading one of your books now! I was wondering if there is any way possible you might be able to do a live skype for my class? I know it would make their year complete!

Hometown: Decatur, GA - Posted August 9, 2017 4:22 pm
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Lili

Dear Ms.Blume,
I really love your books! Especially the Peter Hather series. Hope you write back!

Love,
Lili

Hometown: Southaven, MS - Posted August 9, 2017 11:11 am
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Mrs. Waddle's Class

Good Morning Mrs. Blume. We began reading and learning about you in our classroom. We loved The Pain and the Great One and we plan on reading more of your books in our class this year. Some of us really feel the same way about our siblings. My kids would really like to know how old you are? Thank you for reading our message,
Mrs. Waddle's class

Hometown: Winston-Salem - Posted August 7, 2017 8:40 am
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Jenny

Dear Ms. Blume,
I wanted to write to you and let you know how much my six year old loves Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. He is a reluctant reader and is having trouble learning all his sight words. He claims reading is boring. But he recently started listening to the audio version of TFGN and he loves it. He listens to it all the time. He says he's a lot like Fudge. Thank you for making books fun and relatable to kids.
Sincerely,
Jenny

Posted August 4, 2017 10:35 am
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Manisha

i love you the most and specially fan of the blubber book

Hometown: Adelaide, South Australia - Posted July 31, 2017 8:59 pm
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Pauline

Hi Judy, I read your novels when I was a "young teen"there were 2 novels in particular that i was easily able to relate to,"Deenie" & "Blubber".I was born with Scoliosis & had to wear a back brace, not the Milwaulke Brace though, mine was smaller & less invasive, but I wore mine after 2 major spinal surgeries & then wearing a full plaster cast that went from my neck all the way down to my right knee.I wore this plaster cast for 6 months,I could not sit, so it was either kneeling or lying down.A fter the cast came off I wore a smaller brace for a year.I spent a total of18 months in & out of hospital & a school for children with disabilities.It was a long & painful process.I walked with a limp & unable to stand up straight,I was also struggling with a bad left eye & ear, something that had been a proble7m since I was 6years old.I had a corneal transplant when I was 12 after 25 failed surgeries to my left eye,the transplant rejected & I ended up losing 95% of my sight.I went back to my own high school & thats where the bullying started,I was bashed up, had things stolen I was called horrible names ,like Hunchback,quasimodo,cyclops & an anorexic bit** a starving Biaffrin, as I was also extremely thin, Your book Blubber taught me to accept myself for who I am, & not to let others make me think I am what my disabilities are. I have now had 56 different surgeries for various things, 6 of these surgeries were major spinal operations to try & stabilize the problems with my spine,the 6th surgery failed & I am now paraplegic & wheelchair reliant.I now need to rely on carers to help me with the basic day to day tasks that I used to be able to do without trouble & without really thinking about it. I guess it's those things you take for granted. I lost my left eye about 5yrs ago to a rare form of cancer, I now wear a prothsesis. Even though I am now 47yrs old Deenie & Blubber still remain 2 of my favourite books.i love your other books too, "Shiela the great, Tales of a 5th grade nothing, Fudge, super fudge etc.Most of your books I have read & re read, even as a now 47yr old I will read one every now & then. I think a talented writer like yourself could deal with some of the "darker" side of childhood, like abuse, whether, physical, emotional,psychological or sexual abuse, letting kids know it is ok to tell. we also have the issues of cyber bullying, & the effect the media has on the way people, especially kids between 8-18yrs see themselves.I would have thought the more advanced & educated the world became the better people would treat each other, sadly it has gone the complete opposite direction.
Thankyou for taking the time to read my email,I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Cheers
Pauline Newman

Hometown: san antino - Posted July 31, 2017 11:46 am
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frances

i love you'r books a lot i have all you'r books

Hometown: China,Dongguan,New World Garden - Posted July 28, 2017 11:22 pm
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Grace

Hi my name is Grace,I love your books and I always wanted to be a writer just like you.When I grow up,I want to be a funny writer just like you.Thank you for inspiraing me.

Hometown: Guyana - Posted July 28, 2017 9:15 pm
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Julieanna

Hey Judy Blume,
I am your biggest fan I have a faovr to ask of you. You really inspired me to write a book but the problem is money tight I tried to do summer jobs but I wasn't able to make enough. If possible can you please dontate or send me at least $500 becuae thats how much it costs to publish. Thank you in advance Have a great day!!

Hometown: Rochester,NH - Posted July 27, 2017 3:36 pm
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Barb

I really enjoyed In the Unlikely Event". Just finished it. A wonderful book that I will pass on to my daughter-in-law. I could relate to the 50s so well. Totally enjoyable! Thank you!

Hometown: Waterbury, ct - Posted July 26, 2017 8:50 pm
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Lisa

Loved your books as a kid- now I'm listening to them in the car with my son. Know that your work is important and real.

Hometown: Haverhill - Posted July 22, 2017 10:08 am
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Meghan

I really like the book blubber.It's so realistic.I have a suggestion,maybe you could make a version of blubber from Linda's point of view.THANK YOU!


From,Meghan

Hometown: Fontana. Calif. - Posted July 21, 2017 9:57 am
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Shutterbug

Hi, my name is Mikey (John Shutterbug is just a nickname/user name), and I've read "Superfudge" since I was 9. I have a variation of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome. I therefore work around handicapped people [and I feel segregated], and it makes me ask, does Fudge from the Fudge books have Autism or Asperger's? I mean the people around me have gotten me completely instilled, and as a consequence of my instillment, I started to think that about Fudge from your books. Thank you for your time to answer this question of mine. I look forward to either an official confirmation or denial.

Hometown: ELIZABETH - Posted July 20, 2017 9:02 pm
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Robyn

I am placing a geocache in Elizabeth in your honor. I think I have read 90% of your books! Thank you for the great books I've read throughout my life.

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ - Posted July 20, 2017 2:37 pm
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Kim

Just finished "Summer Sisters" for maybe the 10th time. It gets better every time I read it and the older I get. I first read it years ago when I was still in high school and it was a book I couldn't put down and to date is still the only book I can read again and again. Smiles, tears and all the feels come from this remarkably written book. Oh how I love it.

Hometown: St. Louis Missouri - Posted July 19, 2017 7:00 pm
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Beth

I just finished In the Unlikely Event. As always I enjoy your writing. My daughter read your books for young adults, and I have enjoyed your other adult novels. You really bring the reader into the story. Thank You for being a consistent and wonderful writer. By the way I am headed to Las Vegas with my husband to meet my sister and her husband, we are going to the Mob Museum. Good Health to you, Beth Moore

Hometown: Weaverville - Posted July 17, 2017 9:15 am
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Amy

Dear Judy--

Thank You. You were and are Everything. I would love to know what that Nancy is up to today .

Hometown: Lake Charles, LA - Posted July 16, 2017 6:06 pm
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Helen Curol, MLIS

One of my online students at Northwestern State Univ of Louisiana created a webliography regarding you for middle school children this summer. It was GREAT, and even I (as always) learned something new (need for your bodyguard) about you. Thank you for writing wonderful books for children & making an impact to assist school librarians in that endeavor.

Hometown: Austin, TX - Posted July 14, 2017 3:43 pm
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Joy

I just reread Just As Long As We're Together-- a book I adored as an adolescent and it's STILL AMAZING. I was ecstatic to see that you'd written a second book, Here's To You, Rachel. I would love to see a third book from Alison's point of view that wraps all 3 girls' stories up nicely. I'd really adore that.

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii - Posted July 11, 2017 12:03 am
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Susanna

I have read your books "Just as long as we're together", and "Here's to you, Rachel Robinson", and LOVED them so much (literally they are my favorite books in the entire world!). I really think you should write a book through Allisons perspective like you did with Rachel and Stephanie, because I think it would be interesting to here everything from her perspective.

Hometown: New York - Posted July 4, 2017 9:20 pm
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Elyse

I was just reading your blog about your breast cancer diagnosis from a few years back , I am newly diagnosed and getting ready for my second chemo , I wanted to know how you are now and any advice ?? 💕💕

Hometown: Anderson IN - Posted July 3, 2017 4:56 pm
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Laurie

Having read In the Unlikely Event last summer while on vacation in Northern MN, I went looking for more of your work this year and found Wifey, Summer Sisters and Smart Women. We were gone for two weeks this year out where there is little cell signal and only a radio/no television. It rained quite a bit and there was a chill in the air so fishing on our boat was a challenge. Instead, we drove the 30 miles back to town where I could download the three books from Amazon. We had a fire going in the fireplace and I was not disappointed. I so loved all three books, your characters and the way you tell a story. I'm still an aspiring novelist, retired and ready to write. Thanks for the inspiration. Don't stop because I am hungry for more!

Hometown: Virginia Beach - Posted July 3, 2017 11:55 am
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Nicholas L. Brown

Hello finally got time to write you a note keep up the good work and take care

Hometown: Allendale - Posted June 24, 2017 11:22 am
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Donna

Thank you Judy for writing the stories I grew up with in the '70's...being bullied in school for being a ministers daughter or being made fun of because I didn't know 'certain words'. I grew up in Brooklyn, NY so being a preachers kid was hard. I read your books and my whole life related to them in 6th-8th grade.
So I just wanted to say thank you and maybe I'll look in my attic and find my old paperback stories...
Donna

Hometown: Castaic, California - Posted June 23, 2017 10:47 pm
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Sally

Hi Ms.Blume, just doing homework for workplace diversity class and I have to right about media that changed my life. I can truly say that your famous book, "Are you there God, it's me Margaret" changed my life. In the 70s, I couldn't Talk to my mother about puberty so I had no idea how to tell her about things I was experiencing but thanks to Margaret, I just did it the way she did. My Mom was still cold. Anyway, just wanted to thank you!!! Brought tears to my eyes when I remembered it.

Hometown: Durham - Posted June 22, 2017 6:20 am

Isabelle

Hi Judy I love your book the fourth grade nothing . I love your other books but I like fourth grade nothing the best!💩💩💩😍😍😍😍😋😋😋

Hometown: Bronx,NYC - Posted June 20, 2017 12:46 pm
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Kash

Hi Judy! I love your Fudge books. He is so funny!!! You should make a book about Tootsie. It may not be a good idea but hey a baby has a mine of its own right. Thank you for being a inspiration to my sister. Keep writing because your clearly a kid genius. Thanks!!!!!!

Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa - Posted June 19, 2017 1:14 pm
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Lisa Cook

Hi Judy

I have just finished read Double Fudge to my 9 year old son. I read Superfudge when I was my son's age. Please can you tell us if you are going to write a 4th Fudge book. We are so sad to say goodbye to the characters.

Hometown: MENOMONIE - Posted June 18, 2017 4:03 pm
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Jen

I loved your books as a teenager...I don't remember which book I was reading in 7th grade when the english teacher asked "do your parents know you're reading that?" I learned about "Summer Sisters" from a daily book calendar I had and was interested. By page 9 I was hooked...yes about the summer sisters but also that Vix had a brother named Nathan with muscular dystrophy....I had a brother named Nathan with MD!!!!!! The coincidence was crazy. I cried when Vix found about his death and the way you describe her and her parents reactions when he was gone. I lost my brother at 20 (I was 23) and he too died quickly. I lived about 2 hours away and got a call at work that he had passed. Eventually, my parent too divorced. What made you choose MD for your book? Do you have experience in this area? Just curious Summer Sisters was a great book that I couldn't put down....a whole Sunday spent finishing it up Thanks for a great book and sharing your talent!

Hometown: Calgary - Posted June 15, 2017 6:02 pm
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Miss M

In the book "Are you there God? It's me Margaret.", I think I found an error. It's on page 101, 3rd paragraph.

"No, thank you," Gretchen said. "That's disgusting!
"Above the neck, Gretchen," Norman said.

The error I noticed is there is no closing quotation mark after the word disgusting.

The book edition I am reading is printed by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, April 2014.

Hometown: Andover - Posted June 13, 2017 6:06 am
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Catelynn

are you going to write another fudge book?

Hometown: Rangiora, Christchurch, New Zealand - Posted June 13, 2017 12:59 am
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Deanna

Hi Judy
Im doing a author study in English and I choose yourself I would love to know which of your books to read first also if you could email me I would really appreciate some info for my studies. Thank you Deanna

Hometown: Hilside, NJ - Posted June 12, 2017 10:29 am
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Ann

Born in Elizabeth General 1936, Graduated From Hillside H.S. 1954. Lived on Wilder St which ran into Westminster Ave. Recall the three crashes well. Had a piano lesson just after the third and froze halfway thru it. Hit me then, I guess. Loved your conversations with all the Jewish girls..(I'm Prot.)so sweet/amusing, but so point on. Thanks!!

Hometown: Dallas Texas - Posted June 11, 2017 8:55 am
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kierstin

hi judy I was born in Canada but then I moved to Dallas Texas where Owen Bodnar lives and I really like Owen Bodnar although I haven't met him but that's okay when I read a book I always make sure that the athour is you because I love ur books so much I am going to let you be and try to email Owen Bodnar now. Goodbye

Hometown: Canada Ontario - Posted June 9, 2017 6:47 pm

Alisha

Hi Judy Blume ,
I LOVE READING YOUR Books ! I hope you make a new book or maybe put one of your books into a movie . My favourite book is Tales of Fourth Grade nothing.Also I was born on February 11 2006 !

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