In this article, we have shared a list of some of the best Judy Blume books.
Judy Blume was born on February 12, 1938, she is one of America’s most popular authors. Some of her best work are Are You There God?, It’s Me Margaret, deenie, Tales Of Fourth Grade, and Blubber Her work has been translated into thirty-two languages.
Judy Blume expressed how adults were not honest with her about this information she shares with readers.
She published her first book, The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo, in 1969.
Here Are 25 Amazing Judy Blume Books
There is something special about Judy Blume Books for children,teens adult.
She receives thousands of letters every month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her.
she was awarded the 2004 National Book Foundation medal for distinguished contribution to American letters.
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1. Judy Blume and You: Friends for Life
2. The Pain and the Great One Go Places (Pain & the Great One Bind Up)
It was the best judy blume books.
when the Pain scares the Great One with his wolf surfing mask. They get up to lots of interesting things, it’s really exciting! Judy Blume is a really great author.
(‘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!
3. Judy Blume Boxed Set: Fudge-a-Mania; Otherwise Known as Sheila; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing; Superfudge
Judy Blume is a great writer,These judy blume books are amazing!
superfudge is incredible. the songs that fudge sings! “M-A-I-N-E spells Maine! F-U-D-G-E spells Fudgie! P-E-T-E-R spells Pe-tah! B-E-E-R spells Whiskey!”
This is a fantastic series to ignite the love of reading judy blume books.
4. Judy Blume’s Fudge
Judy Blume books stories are as good.
Beautifully and knowledgeably written, these books are full of humour and wit, and also offer a brilliant insight into family life.
The stories are still as enjoyable as ever.
Fans young and old will laugh out loud at the irrepressible wit of Peter Hatcher,
the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge, and the unbreakable confidence of know-it-all Sheila Tubman in Judy Blume’s five Fudge books.
5. Wifey/Smart Women
A bored New Jersey housewife faced with a dying marriage and stale suburban life-style sets out in quest of her emotional and sexual identity in Wifey, while divorcTes B.B. and Margo are unprepared for the frustrations, pain, and passion that arise
when B.B.’s ex-husband hits town, in Smart Women, in an omnibus volume containing two classic novels. Original.
6. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret
What a powerful little judy blume books.
It is a coming of age story about a pre-teen girl in the late 1960s, early 1970s, but it feels like a story with lessons and ideas that are important to everyone in any era.
This book that is very applicable to everyone today is the pressures Margaret goes through – social, religious, relationships, etc.
She just wants to live, but people are filling her head with lies and arguments that make it difficult for her to make decisions for herself. All it does is make her miserable.
The story is Margaret trying to decide which religion she wants to be?
What makes Judy Blume Books so wonderful.
7. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
He lives in an apartment in New York City’s west side with his parents and younger brother Fudge, and is fortunate to have his own room.
Yet, other than having space to himself, Peter does not feel very lucky, and that is because Fudge is a terror who ruins everything from a day out with their parents to the simple task of sitting down to eat supper.
He has managed to have their mother wrapped around his little finger, which in turn bothers Peter immensely because usually, if not always, Fudge is to blame for all of the incidents that go on in their home.
Over the course of a school year, Peter labels himself a fourth grade nothing because nothing happens to him, whereas everything exciting happens to Fudge.
Everyone’s still enjoy this Judy Blume Books.
Superb Judy Blume books for kids Funny and enjoyable.
Superfudge by Judy Blume is the third book in her Fudge series.
Peter is the oldest sibling in the house. Fudge is Peters little brother. Peter and Fudge like each other, but as siblings, they don’t really get along.
Peters mom and dad want to have a talk with him. He goes into the dining room by them and sits down. They tell him they’re having another baby.
Peter doesn’t like this. Once he tells Fudge this, he won’t like it either. Fudge through a huge fit and told his parents to get rid of it.
Another Fudge!? He doesn’t get along with the sibling he does have. What is he going to do with another one?
Peter and Fudge have a lot of ups and downs in this book. They both love each other, but it’s hard to get along with one another.
They’re going to be having another sibling join the family, and they don’t like the idea to much. As their little sister comes along they learn to like her. They don’t think she’s to bad after all. When she’s sleeping.
9. Freckle Juice
It was A full of humor and heart judy blume books From Andrew, who is so desperate to get freckles of his own he’s willing to do anything, including drinking a very suspicious concoction, to the Pain and the Great One who squabble over
who mom and dad love best, to Freddy who just wants a way to break out of being smooshed in the middle and stand out, there’s something for everybody in this collection..
It’s a comedy about Peter and his CRAZY little brother, Fudge. In this judy blume books, Fudge is marrying Sheila Tubman, Peter’s sworn enemy.
Sheila is twelve and Fudge is five!!! Peter also has to spend three weeks in Maine with Sheila, Fudge and their families!!! At least he can bring his best friend, Jimmy Fargo too survive Sheila.
At the beginning of this amazing judy blume books.
11. Double Fudge
Peter Hatcher’s younger brother Farley Drexel, a k a “Fudge” becomes obsessed with getting money during the period just before the school year begins.
He wants to buy New York City, before deciding on something “smaller” like Toys R Us.
The boys’ grandmother suggests a trip to Washington DC, to the Bureau of Printing and Engraving will set Fudge straight, but this plan backfires.
In addition, it’s in the bureau’s gift shop where Peter’s father Warren stumbles on his long-lost cousin Howie Hatcher from Honolulu, a man who persistently calls Warren “Tubby,” his wife Eudora, their “perfect twin daughers” Flora and Fauna, plus their soon-to-be-four-year-old son, also named Farley Drexel whom Peter nicknames “Mini.”
This encounter is badly overwhelming for Peter, who is embarrassed by how stuck up and self absorbed they seem to be, but it’s nothing compared with what he has to go through when the Honolulu Hatchers materialize in New York, and Peter has to contend with interacting with them for seven weeks.
This judy blume books was quite enjoyable from beginning to end.
It was interesting to “witness,” even as Fudge is living out his money obsession, his character and his little sister, Tootsie actually seems to be growing up a little
12. Going, Going, Gone! with the Pain and the Great One (Pain and the Great One Series)
A great judy blume books for kids in the young teens and younger its about a sibling rivalry.
This is a funny and sweet story about sibling relationships.
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 judy blume books for the dynamic duo who never stay still.
13. The Judy Blume Teen Collection: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Deenie; Forever; Then Again, Maybe I Won’t; Tiger Eyes
This judy blume books series was great.
How the teenagers think and live -that’s what Judy Blume books told us she explains the way that teenagers think and their beliefs about Facts in life ..like love ..Marriage and intimate relationship.
how the girl had a passion to know about religions and determine the religion that suits her ..It’s a strange kind of writing method
14. Judy Blume Essentials: 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
In “Judy Blume its not the end of the world”, Karen is going through a major change in her life, her parents’ divorce.
Her father moved out of the house, and her mother is glad, her brother is a mess and her little sister doesn’t know what in one million years is happening.
Karen can’t bring herself to talk to anyone about it, not even her best friend. She just wants everything to be alright again.
She thinks that bringing them altogether will make things different and make her mom and dad realize that they really do love each other.
After a family compromise that makes everyone happy and more willing to take in things about the divorce, Her mother and Father spend a little more time together and the kids soon understand.
All of the stories portray protagonists that deal with issues such as the adolescence, family troubles, and more. Tweens and teens will easily relate to these stories, of judy blume books.
Deenie is a beautiful young girl whose mother wants her to be a model.
Deenie, a seventh grader, wants to be a cheerleader and get her crush’s attention.. Instead she gets the gym teacher’s attention because of her spine.
Those dreams are dashed when she’s diagnosed with scoliosis. Now she has to wear s brace and her life is over, or so she believes.
Super good Judy Blume books.
16. Tiger Eyes
Great judy blume books story about a young lady dealing with death and discovery of new friendships.
Davey, a high school girl from Atlantic City, New Jersey has just lost her father because he was shot when managing his store.
Her mom, her brother, and her move temporarily to New Mexico to live with her aunt and uncle.
One day Davey goes to a canyon to get her mind off things. While in the canyon she meets a boy named Wolf.
She tells him her name is Tiger and they meet in the canyon regularly. She soon goes back to school and meets and new friend named Jane.
Her and Jane go to the hospital to volunteer during the week. She finds a bond with a dying man named Mr. Ortiz.
Little does she know that is Wolf’s father. Mr. Ortiz soon dies and her mom announces they will move back to New Jersey and get a new start.
While she is sad to leave everything in New Mexico she is ready to go back home.
17. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
Sheila the Great amzing judy blume books , she tells a story about a babyish, bossy, nervous girl named Sheila.
Sheila hates dogs, and hates the idea of learning how to swim. She puts up a false front, because she doesn’t want to admit she can’t do things.
She has a love-hate relationship with her big sister, who dislikes her because her parents indulge her too much.
This judy blume books was another good one from one of the best authors – Judy Blume. Great, interesting story and good for younger kids
18. It’s Not the End of the World
Another solid Judy Blume books!
Karen’s parents were fighting, about almost everything. The mom, Ellie, got mad at the dad, Bill, for not being around.
When tall the fighting had started Karen’s brother, Jeff, thought they would get a divorce.
Karen would not believe that her parents would do something like that. Amy, the youngest sister, was unsure of what was going on with her parents.
Once the parents agreed to divorce, Bill moved out, and the kids were unhappy. Karen and Amy had the hardest time with their dad gone.
Karen was upset and shut out her best friend. When the kids would go visit their dad, Karen met someone.
This person was Val. Val helped Karen get through the divorce. After some time, Jeff got mad at his mom and ran away. Everyone was worried about him.
He was missing for almost a week. Once Jeff was found, thier parents followed through with the divorce.
19. Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson
Rachel Robinson was just as good as Just as Long as We’re Together. It’s from Rachel’s perspective instead of Stephanie’s.
Rachel is the super-achiever who is pushed by her parents, friends, and school to participate in all these programs and activities to the point where she’s so stressed she grinds her teeth.
To make things harder, her attention-seeking older brother got expelled from his boarding school and is home making life hard for the whole family.
There’s also drama with Stephanie’s mom dating a younger man, Rachel’s sister looking for a job, sexy classmate Jeremy Dragon, Rachel’s college-age cousin Tarren getting involved with her professor, and Rachel’s crush on her brother’s tutor.
20. Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One (Pain and the Great One Series)
21. Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One (Pain and the Great One Series)
Judy Blume has a great way of speaking from the perspective of a child.
It is enjoyable to read her stories spoken through the lens of a brother and sister as they go about their weekend.
Apparently siblings argue a lot…
In an elementary classroom, it would be fun to read aloud analyzing perspective of the speaker.
22. Then Again, Maybe I Won’t
The story is set in the early, and is about a boy named Tony Miglione as he is coming “into his own” in the process of evolving into a young man.
After moving from his home in New Jersey, thanks to his father’s business success, they move into an upper-class neighborhood in Rosemont, New York. Soon, he meets Joel (a well-to-do local hoodlum) and his older sister, Lisa.
Almost instantly, Tony becomes infatuated with Lisa; often attempting to spy on her as she undresses in the window next door.
This infatuation with Lisa leads Tony to begin to discover aspects of his own sexual development and desires.
Tony also meets a girl named “Corky” who begins to like him very much, but Tony is only interested in the prospect of developing a relationship with Lisa.
Joel creates family issues for Tony due to some mischievous behaviors, and eventually their friendship draws to an end.
Once Tony realizes that Lisa has a new boyfriend, the youthful struggle of his prospects of love become shattered, leaving Tony to deal with his romantic wounds.
23. The Pain and the Great One
It is a story about a brother and a sister who think that their parents love the other one more.
It is written in such a clever way that shows that each kid is annoyed by the other one but is always board when they don’t have their sibling around to play with and that their parents actually love both of them.
24. Smart Women
Smart Women’ is a very early 80s story, pre ‘Working Girl’ or ‘Fatal Attraction’.
Margo and B.B and two girl teens, their daughters, Michelle and Sara respectively.
Margo is a NY Jew who married a successful dentist because, why not? Until she could stand neither him nor the marriage and, as an architect, took herself off to Boulder, CO, to ‘find herself’, along the way entering and exiting several mostly pointless love and sexual affairs.
B.B. lost her son when he was 10 in a car accident produced, if by accident, by her then husband Andrew, now, for no logical reason, lover to Margo.
25. BFF*: Two novels by Judy Blume–Just As Long As We’re Together/Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson (*Best Friends Forever)
It is such a good judy blume books about two Bff meeting a new girl one of them wants to be her friend while the other is left out.
The situation in this story is that Stephanie starts to become more closer friends with Alison than Rachel who has been her best friend for years.
Rachel starts to get jealous and later becomes best friends with someone else.
this is about Stephanie and Rachel, who have been best friends for basically forever.
Then Stephanie starts hanging out with Alison (a new girl) and all of a sudden, they’re fighting.
And the girls are in middle school, so there’s also a slew of first crushes and whatnot.
AND there’s an example of the worst parenting EVER.** It’s really sweet and a good lesson about friendship being important.
Judy Blume books had a lot of suprising moments.
Frequently Asked Question
Who is Judy Blume book?
She published her first book, The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo, in 1969. The decade that followed proved to be her most prolific, with 13 more books being published, including many of her most well-known titles, such as Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
What was Judy Blume’s last book?
In addition to swearing that this is her final tour, Blume claims that “In the Unlikely Event” will be her last big book.
How many books did Judy Blume make?
The Fudge series written by Judy Blume consists of 5 books in total, published between the years 1972 and 2002. The debut book of the series is titled as ‘Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing