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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 !
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. thanks
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.
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.
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 virtue
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, Tammy
Zoey isabelle Garn
What if there was a girl who gets lost in Afrca then a tiger helps her fit in !
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!
Hi JUDY! !!!!! LOVE your books read MARGRET its ausome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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!!!!
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!!
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.
Double Fudge is so funny. My favorite part is when Turtle licks Eudora's face. Turtle reminds me of my dog Wrigley!
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.
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!
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!
I love The one in the Middle is the Green kangaroo! I read Tales from a fourth grade nothing and Double fudge. .You are awesome!
Hi Judy Blume- So far I love Double Fudge. I'm gonna keep on reading you're books as long as you keep on writing books!!!!
I love reading your books especially Double Fudge. I'm not done reading it but so far it's so funny!!!
I love all your books! The very first book I read of yours was Tales of a Forth Grade Nothing! When my daughter was in 4th grade, I gave the book to her and she loved it just as much as I did. Thank you so much for writing such wonderful books as this one!
Just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking about you. I wrote you when you were first diagnosed with breast cancer. I was diagnosed initially at 34 and had a recurrence 10 years later. I have been getting treatments for metastatic breast cancer for 18 months now and am stable although I've had a little progression. Hope all is well with you and wish you the best with Tiger Eyes the movie. I've read (and reread) all of your books and just love them and you. Hope all is well and wish you continued success and good health!! Sincerely, Lisa
I have read and reread all of your "children's" books my whole life. I am excited for a few years in the future when I can share my copies, old as they may be, with my now 4 year old daughter. Thank you for adding to my amazing childhood.
I have kept my original tatter and torn copy of Tiger Eyes that Ive had since I was 10 years old because it was my favorite. I am sure I could quote you lines to this day. Thank you for all of the wonderful stories. Great memories from my childhood! Although I was always hoping for a Tiger Eyes follow up.
Just wanted to say Thank you! for writing such thoughtful and meaningful books that were the background to my childhood. I remember reading Tiger Eyes as a teenager and thinking that maybe I did not have it so bad, my folks divorced but both my parents were still alive. That book made a tough time in my life a little easier. Thank you!
Hey Judy I love your books! I am reading Superfudge so far it is AWESOME!
Hello Judy and/or Judy's assistant ,
I just read that "Tiger Eyes" has been made into a movie. Congrats! I read this book at the age of 12 or so and it resonated with me then although I couldn't exactly relate. At age 30, I was with my fiance when he passed away in a similar manner to Davey's father. I found it incredibly difficult to find solace in most grief books. I stumbled across "Tiger Eyes" at a bookstore and re-read it, from my new perspective. I can't even begin to express how that book touched me and even comforted me. I apologize for this lengthy message, but as a longtime fan I felt that you should know (even for the millionth time) the impact you have made. Thank you for your work and I am so looking forward to seeing the movie!
Judy! That's great news about Tiger Eyes coming to the big screen finally! I think we have all been holding our breath and now it's here and it's not just a rumor. It's really here. I bought your books for my children. You're absolutely wonderful! Just today I read about the passing of Esther Williams. My first thought was about Sally J. Freedman and how broken she must have been hearing the news. What I am trying to say is each and every one of your books has a character that we can all identify with and ficticious character's become real people with real feelings. That's how write. You make us believe. You're amazing judy Blume! Please don't ever stop writing.
Hi Ms. Blume! I have read "Are You There God? It's Me Margaret", and I truly, truly enjoyed it, even if it was over 20 years ago! I will now purchase your adult books, and I know that I will find these quite enjoyable, as I found the wonderful book that I read as a child. My little girl is way more of a reader than I was at her age of 11, and she has read ALL of your books! Keep up the great work as an author! You ROCK!
I read your books as a child and then as a young adult. Your gift for telling a story is one of the great memories I have from my childhood.
Every year - I pull out my favorite read "Summer Sister" have your son adapt this to the big screen.
To Judy I love your books and I have sent you a letter hope you receive it
Our 3rd Grade Class just finished reading "Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great" and we loved it. We are your friends from New Milford, New Jersey at Berkley Street Elementary.
Keep on writing
Hi Judy Blume,
I absolutely love your book 'Just as long as we're together.' I can relate to some of it and I can't wait to read many more of your other books for my age!
Hi Judy. I'm back. Again, your Judy's says is so true for "Letters to Judy". And Again, I thought no adult could understand kids this way. You are truly incredible Judy! Your simply marvelous!
I love you!
I think you should have a book finder section on your website. People can put there ages and genders in, and up comes a matching book!
I have never written a review of any kind but your books have been such an important part of my life, from "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" to "Forever" to "Summer Sisters". I have never read anything of yours that I didn't love and identify with. I'm tearing up writing this because I'm remembering specific lines from all the books I've loved since I was a little girl. I'm looking forward to seeing "Tiger Eyes". Continued success and blessings.
Dear judy blume,your books opend me up.They heiped me with my ''girly'' problems.Could you wright another book like forever please.I am only 11 and i finished it in 2 days.People say iim very mature when should i read forever?And by the way these books reninde me of me.
I recently have read forever..., and it's a great book with a good moral. But am I too young to be reading this? I am in middle school.
A lot of girls like, "Are you there God It's me Margret". I'm looking for an other book similar to that subject. I no you are busy, but if you need an idea, please write another book with that topic!
I ready many of your books as a child,they were my favorite to read! My mother was a librarian and would go to theAmerican Library Asscoiation summer conferences and she brought me a couple of books back that you had autiographed at the convention! I was absolutely ecstatic! Thanks for the wonderful books that you have written!!! Buffy
A big Fan
I just read your 'Judy says' on Blubber. I never thought an adult would understand kids like that. When I first got that book it was because I had a gift card to a local bookstore. I already read fudge at the time, and my mom didn't even look at, but let me get it! I was in second grade. A couple of nights later, we read a chapter at a time every night. That is until, we got to the part about apparently "un-nice words", bad words about Mrs. Minish, in the bathroom. Then, my mom took the book away from me, until I begged here this year, in fourth grade, to read it, alone. She agreed. I am so glad she let me have it back. Now me and my friends are reading all of your middle grade books, and discuss them. We just read, "are you there God?" That was so helpful Judy! YOU answered so many questions!
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