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

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Macmillan Children's Books, Apr 1, 2000 - Adolescence - 149 pages
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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 . . . 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.

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Excellent insight into the mind of a 12 year old. - Goodreads
I didn't like the style of writing used. - Goodreads
Very good and easy to read/understand. - Goodreads
Interesting premise. - Goodreads
By the way, the ending is HORRIBLE! - Goodreads
I mean, educational. - Goodreads

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Read long time ago, loved Judy Blume in grade school. Read full review

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Great childhood memory. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

For several decades, Judy Blume has been winning legions of fans around the world with her stories. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. She receives thousands of letters every month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Judy lives on islands up and down the east coast of America with her husband.

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