Paperback Books by Judy Blume

Judy Blume is the author of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. (2014), Double Fudge: A Fudge Book 5 (2015), Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself (2014), Blubber (2014) and other 193 books.

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

release date: Apr 29, 2014
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.

Double Fudge: A Fudge Book 5

release date: Apr 01, 2015
Double Fudge: A Fudge Book 5
Ooh, money, money, money,'' sang Fudge. ''I love money, money, money!'' Pete''s little brother, Fudge, has a new obsession. He''s mad about money and he wants loads of it. In fact, he''s going to print a hundred million trillion ''Fudge Bucks'' and buy the whole world. Or maybe he''ll just settle for buying the capital city of America and call it Fudgington. He''s driving Pete nuts. Will Fudge ever stop being the most embarrassing brother on the planet? A new cover edition for the final book in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

release date: Apr 29, 2014
Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself
While spending the winter of 1947-1948 in Miami Beach with her family, ten-year-old Sally makes up stories, casts herself in starring roles in movies, and encounters a sinister stranger.

Blubber

release date: Apr 29, 2014
Blubber
Jill goes along with the rest of the fifth-grade class in tormenting a classmate and then finds out what it is like when she, too, becomes a target. Reissued with a fresh new look and cover art. Simultaneous.

Forever . . .

release date: Jul 10, 2012
Forever . . .
You’ll never forget your first time...reading Forever, Judy Blume’s groundbreaking novel about teen sexuality, as an ebook. When you build up something in your mind—really imagine it, wish for it—sometimes, when it actually happens, it doesn’t live up to your expectations. True love is nothing like that. Especially not for Katherine and Michael, who can’t get enough of each other. Their relationship is unique: sincere, intense, and fun all at the same time. Although they haven’t been together all that long, they know it’s serious. A whole world opens up as young passion and sexuality bloom. But it’s senior year of high school, and there are big changes ahead. Michael and Katherine are destined for another big “first”: a decision. Is this the love of a lifetime, or the very beginning of a lifetime of love?

Iggie's House

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Iggie's House
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.

The Pain and the Great One Go Places

release date: Jan 29, 2015
The Pain and the Great One Go Places
Jake (''The Pain'') and Abigail (''The Great One'') may be brother and sister, but they don''t always see eye to eye. Abigail thinks that Jake is a massive pain while Jake thinks that Abigail thinks she is sooo great. Whether they are going on holiday, visiting family or enjoying a snow day, there''s always something to argue about. But despite these little disagreements, this pair are always there for each other, sharing in the fun! In thirteen hilarious and heart-warming young-fiction stories Judy Blume perfectly captures what it''s like to grow up with a brother or a sister.

Deenie

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Deenie
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 four years—or longer. She never worried about how she looked before—how will she ever face the hard times ahead?

Just as Long as We're Together

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Just as Long as We're Together
From the New York Times bestselling author of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret and the adult bestseller In the Unlikely Event comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only JUDY BLUME can deliver. The companion to Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson. Can you have more than one best friend? Stephanie’s best friend is Rachel. Since second grade they’ve shared everything, good and bad. But now it’s the start of seventh grade and Alison has just moved to their neighborhood. Stephanie immediately clicks with her—she’s cool and fun and totally humble even though she’s the daughter of a famous actress. Stephanie hopes all three of them can be best friends, but the more she pushes Alison on Rachel, the more Rachel seems to drift away. Is it possible to have two best friends? Or is it true that two’s company, three’s a crowd? “Judy Blume does it again in what may be her best book yet!” –American Bookseller

It's Not the End of the World

release date: Mar 21, 2012
It's Not the End of the World
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 a mess, and she can’t bring herself to talk about any of it with her best friend. She’s never felt so alone. Yet in spite of everything Karen is sure she can set things right again if only she can get her parents together in the same room. Or will her fantasy backfire?

Tiger Eyes

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Tiger Eyes
Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead—shot in a holdup—and now her mother is moving the family to New Mexico to try to recover. Climbing in the Los Alamos canyon, Davey meets the mysterious Wolf, who can read Davey’s “sad eyes.” Wolf is the only person who seems to understand the rage and fear Davey feels. Slowly, with Wolf’s help, Davey realizes that she must get on with her life. But when will she be ready to leave the past behind and move toward the future? Will she ever stop hurting?

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Here's to You, Rachel Robinson
From the New York Times bestselling author of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret and the adult bestseller In the Unlikely Event comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only JUDY BLUME can deliver. The companion to Just As Long As We’re Together. CAN YOU BE too perfect? 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 Rachel feels as if it’s all falling apart. Her brother, Charles, was just kicked out of boarding school and is now at home, wreaking havoc. Her sister, Jessica, has problems of her own, which Rachel thinks it’s her job to help solve. And Rachel herself is considering adding drama club, community service, and class president to her already crowded roster of activities. Rachel’s best friends, Stephanie and Alison, urge Rachel to lighten up and enjoy the end of seventh grade. Easy for them to say. Not so easy for Rachel. Not even when Jeremy Dragon, the coolest boy in ninth grade, notices her. Is it possible that perfection isn’t the key to an exciting life? An ALA Best Book for Young Adults “A master.” —SLJ

The Pain and the Great One on Wheels

release date: Jan 29, 2015
The Pain and the Great One on Wheels
Jake (''The Pain'') and Abigail (''The Great One'') may be brother and sister, but they don''t always see eye to eye. Abigail thinks that Jake is a massive pain while Jake thinks that Abigail thinks she is sooo great. Whether they are riding bikes, getting their hair cut or throwing parties, there''s always something for them to argue about. But despite these little disagreements, this pair are always there for each other, sharing in the fun! In fourteen hilarious and heart-warming young-fiction stories Judy Blume perfectly captures what it''s like to grow up with a brother or a sister.

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

release date: Mar 21, 2012
Then Again, Maybe I Won't
Ever since his dad got rich from an invention and his family moved to a wealthy neighborhood on Long Island, Tony Miglione’s life has been turned upside down. For starters, there’s his new friend, Joel, who shoplifts. Then there’s Joel’s sixteen-year-old sister, Lisa, who gets undressed every night without pulling down her shades. And there’s Grandma, who won’t come down from her bedroom. On top of all that, Tony has a whole bunch of new questions about growing up. . . . Why couldn’t things have stayed the same?

Judy Blume Essentials

release date: Oct 07, 2014
Judy Blume Essentials
No one should have to survive adolescence (or adulthood) without Judy Blume. And with this essential boxed set of seven beloved novels, no one has to. The ideal antidote for angst at any age, this boxed set of seven classic Judy Blume books makes a great gift for yourself or someone else. From Margaret and her crisis of faith in Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret to Karen and her coping with her parents’ divorce in It’s Not the End of the World, the characters of these cherished novels feel like more than characters—they feel like friends. This boxed set includes paperback editions of the following Judy Blume classics: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Blubber Deenie Iggie’s House It’s Not the End of the World Then Again, Maybe I Won’t Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

The Judy Blume Teen Collection

release date: Oct 07, 2014
The Judy Blume Teen Collection
Being a teenager (or an adult) is way easier with Judy Blume. And now that five of her most cherished classics are available in a paperback boxed set, everyone can get what they need. Whether it’s a gift for yourself or someone else, this boxed set of five beloved Judy Blume books is the perfect way to share the relatable travails and triumphs of growing up. From Katherine and first love in Forever… to Davey and her transition through loss in Tiger Eyes, the characters of these cherished novels feel like more than characters—they feel like friends. This boxed set includes gorgeous paperback editions of the following Judy Blume novels: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Deenie Forever... Then Again, Maybe I Won’t Tiger Eyes

Superfudge

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Superfudge
Sometimes life in the Hatcher household is enough to make twelve-year-old Peter think about running away. His worst problem is still his younger brother, Fudge, who hasn''t changed a bit since his crazy capers in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. If you ask Peter, Fudge is just an older — and bigger — pain. Then Peter learns that his mom is going to have a baby and the whole family is moving to Princeton for a year. It will be bad enough starting sixth grade in a strange place and going to the same school as Fudge. But Peter can imagine something even worse. How will he ever survive if the new baby is a carbon copy of Fudge?

Wifey

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Wifey
With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume''s hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies—and learns a lot about life along the way. Sandy Pressman is a nice suburban wife whose boredom is getting the best of her. She could be making friends at the club, like her husband keeps encouraging her to do. Or working on her golf game. Or getting her hair done. But for some reason, these things don''t interest her as much as the naked man on the motorcycle...

Smart Women

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Smart Women
Two thirtysomethings try to find their way through the complications of post-marriage love in this beloved novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Judy Blume. Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Colorado—while their respective teenage daughters look on with a mixture of humor and horror. But even smart women sometimes have a lot to learn—and they will, when B.B.’s ex-husband moves in next door to Margo... Includes a New Introduction by the Author

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
Sheila Tubman sometimes wonders who she really is: the outgoing, witty, and capable Sheila the Great, or the secret Sheila, who''s afraid of the dark, spiders, swimming, and dogs. When her family spends the summer in Tarrytown, Sheila has to face some of her worst fears. Not only does a dog come with the rented house, but her parents expect Sheila to take swimming lessons! Sheila does her best to pretend she''s an expert at everything, but she knows she isn''t fooling her new best friend, Mouse Ellis, who happens to be a crackerjack swimmer and a dog lover. What will it take for Sheila to admit to the Tarrytown kids -- and to herself -- that she''s only human?

Fudge-a-Mania

release date: Dec 01, 2011
Fudge-a-Mania
Part of the classic Fudge series from Judy Blume, bestselling author of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing! Peter Hatcher can’t catch a break. His little brother, Fudge—the five-year-old human hurricane—has big plans to marry Peter’s sworn enemy, Sheila Tubman. That alone would be enough to ruin Peter’s summer, but now his parents have decided to rent a summer home next door to Sheila the Cootie Queen’s house. Peter will be trapped with Fudge and Sheila for three whole weeks! “As a kid, Judy Blume was my favorite author, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was my favorite book.”—Jeff Kinney, author of the bestselling Wimpy Kid series Love Fudge, Peter, and Sheila? Read all the books featuring your favorite characters: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Superfudge Double Fudge

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

release date: May 29, 2014
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
Over Nine Million Copies Sold Worldwide. Meet Margaret. She''s going through all the same things most teenage girls have to face; fitting in, friendship and first bras. 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''s bestselling classic teen novel, Are You There, God? It''s Me, Margaret features a fresh, contemporary cover look.

Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One

release date: Jun 30, 2010
Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One
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; and a beach outing includes a boogie board. Lots more action and adventure for the dynamic duo who never stay still.

Here is to You, Rachel Robinson

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Here is to You, Rachel Robinson
Trying to be a perfect student and friend is hard enough, but when Rachel develops a crush on her brother''s tutor and lands a surprise date with Jeremy, she worries that she may be in over her head.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

release date: Jan 01, 2020
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.
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