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Hi, just wanted you to know another generation of readers is engrossed in your books. I'm enjoying re-reading them to kids ages 8 and 10; but was disappointed to see the edits made to update the content. A book is written in a certain time and place and to try to alter it thirty years later takes away from the experience of learning about that time and place. I credit Sally J. Freedman with exposing me to a time and culture I never would have known in rural Louisiana in the seventies. It may seem a small thing to give the Hatchers laptops, MP3 players and CDs, but it confuses the setting. Should the Ingalls family pile into a Suburban and zone out in front of their DVD players as they move across the prairie? I think not. Please reconsider for future editions.Hometown: Mandeville, LA - Age: 40 - Posted June 13, 2013 1:02 pm
we read all your tales of the fourth grade nothing series. you should make another book like fuge goes to 4th grade. peter goes to college. tootsie grows up. fuge gets a dog. there is alot of things and more books you could write.write like a different kind of book like a town that it is sunny all winter and snows all summer.and there is school all summer and no school when it is not summer.clouds are on the ground and the ground is in the sky. and houses are upside down.and people talk back wards but not all the time.and there is not a hill that goes down but the biggest one is called the big one.and everyone is scared to go down it but one person was riding there bike and lost controll and rode down and they never saw him again that is why everyone is scared to go down it. i hope you make it if you make it make more then one book make a serie of 1 or 6 books byeHometown: easton - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:59 am
My favorite book is out of all is double fudge.We just finished the book double fudge.My favorite character is Peter because he is like me I have a younger brother.When are you going to make another book?You should make the book called Fudge goes to High School.Do you like writing books as a hobby.We like reading your books.Can you make another series so my class can read it before the end of the school year.Thank you answer back.Thank you for reading the letter.Hometown: easton,PA - Age: 9 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:53 am
Dear Judy Blume;
My class and I read the entire series about Peter,Sheila,and Fudge .I think you should write another Fudge book about Jimmy Fargo,Peter's best friend and how he feels about his dad getting remarried .This was just an idea to make another Fudge book.
Hi,My class has been reading your Hatcher family books and we love them.We were wondering if you were having any plans for a new 5th book because my class was having many ideas like Peter goes to College,a separate book about Jimmy,Peter and his family go to Hawii to see the ''Natural Beauties'',or start the book series over as ''Tales of a fourth grade Tootsie'',or when Tootsie becomes Peter's age.I hope some of these ideas are helpful to you and that they make it into a book.Hometown: Easton - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:52 am
Hi Judy! I really enjoy your books they are hilarious!!! I really enjoyed your last book Double Fudge with the heavenly hatchers.I really wanted to know if you are making a new book.It could be about Tootsie. I hope you make a book about Tootsie.Hometown: Easton PA - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:51 am
I love your books.I have read all your books.I hope you are going to make more if you are planning to make another book I have lots of great ideas like when Tootise grows up and she's in fourth grade and Peter in Collage
I have read your Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing. I loved all of them.
please make another one. Your birthday is my birthday. My favorite book is double Fudge.
GREAT JOB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I like all the fudge books they are hilarious the book i liked was super fudge we read the whole series can you make another book like fudge has his own family or fudge goes to 4th grade or Tootsie goes to 4th grade or Peter has his own family.
Hi Judy Blume . I am a fan of your books .In my class we read the whole series of your books. I have sent you a message before and i doubt that you read it .i really like your books especially the double fudge, Fudge is really funny. Me and my classmates were wondering if you are going to or are working on writing a 5th book about Peter , Fudge , Tootsie all grown and going to college maybe???
I'm a student Paxinosa Elementary and my class was impressed when we read the first book you wrote and we read all the books.
I would like to read another fabulous book.If a would write I would
write 'Tootsie growing up!'.Thank you for making fabulous book and making as have fun.
i read all your books they are great and hilarious.it's near the end of the year for pax just two more days left.I Think you should make a book about peter and fudge when they grow up and when peter sister growns up to.
THANKS FOR HEARING ALL I NEED TO SAY
Dear judy my class and I read all of the tales of a 4th grade nothing
series it was hilarious
Ms. Bloom I liked your series. Are you making a new book
I hope you are making a new book.
Dear judy I've listened to all your fudge books and i'm wandering if you are going to write another book but when tootises in 4th grade.Hometown: EastonPA - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:45 am
dear judy blume,
I like all of your books and my favrote character is peter hatcher.
if you make another book it should be called peter and jimmy
go to coledge.
i loved your book double fudge and shela the great other wise knowed shela the great. stay safe judy have a good summer!!!Hometown: easton pa - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:43 am
hi judy are you going to write another book because I really like your character fudge and peter.I love your books because they are so good!are you coming up with a new book because my class has read all of your fudge books.your book can be called toostie grows up! I am a hudge FAN!Hometown: Easton Pa - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:43 am
Ms.Bloom I read your series. Are you writing another book? Peter Hatcher is hilarious. I'm impressed with how creative you can be. I like when you said Fudge ate Peter's turtle, Dribble. I love Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing. Your fabulous.Hometown: Easton'PA - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:42 am
i like you books a lot.i like Tales OF The Forth Grade Nothing it was hilarious.i hate when the dog dies it is so poor.we read all of the 4 books in your series.your series was fabulous.Hometown: easton - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:42 am
we read all four of your series my fav one was fudge a mania.Hometown: pennsylvania - Age: 10 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:41 am
you should make new book of the hatcher famliyHometown: easton - Age: 100 - Posted June 13, 2013 8:38 am
Hi, Mrs.Blume ! I just wanted to say I finaly read tiger eyes and it was amazing! It is my new favorite book, I love the way you used your words it was so detailed I could perfectly see the characters in my head! It was so sad to me because my dad died too so I could feel daveys pain through out the book. I know how hard it is to loose a family member that close to you, its much different than having your dog die or uncle.well anyways I'm still not sure if I want to see the tiger eyes movie because I have a distinguished way I imagined them from how you described the characters in the book, and I'm nervous if I see the movie I will be upset on how the actors/actress look. Buy I probably will and up seeing it one day. Ok that's all!
- love you,Lola
"Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" was so important to me growing up. It helped me get through puberty. Any chance you'll update it to let us know how she deals with menopause? I need a trusted resource.Age: 42 - Posted June 12, 2013 3:24 pm
Hello, Judy Blume! I'm 12 years old, you've emailed me a few times, but I just wanted to send a message to you again! I'm in middle school, so I have summer homework, and I need to read a book with a lexile of around 1200. Do you have any books that would be appropriate but harder that I could read? Let me know, and I'm a big fan of you, and you have inspired me to want to write a book when I'm older. So let me know if you have any ideas! Thanks!
I love Summer Sisters its my all time favorite book.I read it every year in May to get me pumped for summer xo Judy you rock !Hometown: Hyannis,MA - Age: 30 - Posted June 11, 2013 5:12 pm
hi judy, i have been a teacher's aide in a kindergarted classroom for many years. i see many problems that children have with learning specific skills. i've been writing books to help overcome these problems and friends and family are encouraging me to get them published. i don't have the first clue as to how to do this. can you help? is it as simple as sending a copy of a manuscript to a publishing company? i want my books to reach all kindergarteners around the world. thanksHometown: browns mills nj - Age: 47 - Posted June 11, 2013 7:54 am
Hi Judy; I just read the Los Angeles Times article about you, fascinating. I want to tell you, I grew up in LA and met the man I would marry in LA. He grew up in Elizabeth. We married a year later. And I lived in Elizabeth from '47 through 1955. If you cared to meet me - we could, I've a lot to share with you. By the way I'm writer too. We will meet at Shutters, or wherever... BW.Hometown: Beverly Hills, California - Age: 86 - Posted June 10, 2013 10:59 pm
I am a longtime fan who is being re-introduced to your books through a college course on Banned and Censored Literature. I just finished Forever and am reminded of why I loved your books so deeply as a teen reader. I remember feeling that Are You There God? It's Me Margaret was written for me and me alone. It touched me so. Thank you for always being an inspiration and for your tireless efforts at protecting intellectual freedoms.Hometown: Chandler, AZ - Age: 35 - Posted June 10, 2013 8:05 pm
i don't like freckle juice at all
I just wanted to let you know I was a huge fan of your books growing up. I read them all them multiple times a a child. I recently borrowed some of the books you wrote from our local library and started to read them to my 8 year old daughter. We started reading tales of a fourth grade nothing tonight before bed and she laughed at some of it while I was reading. I forgot how much I loved your books as its been along time since I've read one.. I advised my daughter that I wrote you in elementary school and thought itd be cool to let you know that my daughter appreciates your writing as much as I do!!
Thought I would let you know how awesome of a writer you are!
Dear Judy Blume,
I love your books a lot. They are great. I have read Are you there god? It's me, Margaret, Just as long as we're together, Here's to you Rachel Robinson, Deenie and The Fudge Books. I think I am most like Margaret in Are you there god? It's me Margaret. What book are you writing now? I love writing books. Thanks for the great books!
Your #1 fan,
Congrats on the big screen version of Tiger Eyes! No pressure but please try to get more books to this point to! (such as blubber or are you there god it's me Margret)Thank you so much for your hard work and effort to the big screen and publishing!
I just saw you on CNN and looked you up, you are indeed a woman of virtueAge: 32 - Posted June 9, 2013 4:48 pm
There are no words to completely explain what it was like meeting you yesterday. "Tiger Eyes" was a great film!!! So happy Larry (and all of you) were able to make it happen! Please congratulate him, as well. Your words remain timeless, as I am certain this film will, too! With much admiration and love, TammyHometown: Glen Ellyn - Age: 40 - Posted June 9, 2013 7:33 am
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What if there was a girl who gets lost in Afrca then a tiger helps her fit in !Hometown: colrado sp - Age: 7 - Posted June 8, 2013 8:16 pm
HI Judy! Just met you at the Tivoli in Downers Grove, IL. You are so sweet! Now I know why I loved your books so much as a kid! Spreading the joy of your books to my twin baby girls and my students. Also spreading the word on "Tiger Eyes", the movie. It was awesome. Good luck with the rest of the promotion tour!Hometown: Wheaton, IL - Age: 41 - Posted June 8, 2013 6:14 pm
Hi JUDY! !!!!! LOVE your books read MARGRET its ausome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Hometown: Kenya - Age: 11 - Posted June 8, 2013 11:59 am
I am reading your books for the first time (at age 53)! They are so wonderful.
Just saw your movie Tiger Eyes and wanted to share with you and your husband that it was a beautiful tribute to the novel.
Thank you for your moving words and visions on screen.
Thank you sooooooooo much Judy Blume for the sheer enjoyment of the magical summers of reading your books during the holidays from school. You introduced me to reading from "Are you there God, it's me Margaret" and I learned about the visual world that was there just by opening a book. You helped answer so many questions to a young teen mind, you just knew how to put all those emotions into words. The wonderful books and wonderful characters who enriched my life. I owe you a debt of gratitude; may you be forever blessed!!!!Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD - Age: 49 - Posted June 7, 2013 6:25 pm
love over due thank you. at the age of 7 I lost my dad. he had lots of health issues so it wasn't sudden, but to a 7 year old, its always sudden.
A couple of years later I read Tiger Eyes. I would love to say it made it all better, but it didn't. What it did do is probably more important. It showed me that I wasn't alone in my shock and pain. It showed me that I wasn't the only one who didn't understand the decisions made by my mother after the loss of my dad. It showed me it was ok to be mad and to hurt.
Thank you for letting me know what I was feeling was normal.
Dear Judy Blume
I love your books we're reading them in class .
There really funny and fun to read.
I really like tales of fourth grade nothing and super fudge.
Your a real inspiration to me as you can do anything.
Can't wait to read the next book!
Are you there God was an important book to all of us. I know, I'm 50 years old. I'm sorry, I just wanted to say that when I saw a pic of you I thought you were much younger and can't believe how beautiful you are!!Hometown: Clinton, NY - Age: 50 - Posted June 7, 2013 4:07 pm
I just went to a book store on Tuesday night. My mom wouldn't let me get Forever. She said I can have it at the youngest, 8th grade. I just turned into 5th. What should I do?
Our family went to the National Book Festival a few years ago and really wanted to see you, but the line was too long for us to catch you at the end! I saw that I could send you a message, so I thought I'd say hi here since I couldn't there.
I read the "Tiger Eyes" is going to be made in a movie. I'm going to read the book now so I can see it!
We are reading Double Fudge at school. It is a very funny book. My favorite character is Turtle. He reminds me of my friend's golden retriever.Hometown: Chicago IL. - Age: 9 - Posted June 7, 2013 9:44 am
Double Fudge is so funny. My favorite part is when Turtle licks Eudora's face. Turtle reminds me of my dog Wrigley!Hometown: Chicago - Age: 9 - Posted June 7, 2013 9:43 am
I love your fudge books. I hope you write lots more. I have enjoyed Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing and Double Fudge. Next, I'm going to read Fudge-a-mania.Hometown: Chicago - Age: 9 - Posted June 7, 2013 9:38 am
Right now I am reading Double Fudge. It is very funny so far. My favorite part was when the Natural Beauties came to Peter's school. It would be embarrassing if my crazy cousins came to school!Hometown: Chicago - Age: 9 - Posted June 7, 2013 9:36 am
My reading class is reading Double Fudge right now.It is very good because it is so entertaining, especially when Fudge is bribing people to get money. I wonder what the story would be like without Fudge? It would probably be boring!Hometown: Chicago - Age: 9 - Posted June 7, 2013 9:35 am
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