Tag Archives: Judy Blume

Happy Birthday Judy Blume!!

In honour of Judy Blume’s birthday, I am posting links to a couple of her books along with my blog post from her appearance at the Toronto Reference Library. I feel like I grew up with Judy Blume, starting with Freckle … Continue reading

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45. Tiger Eyes (Judy Blume)

After listening to Judy Blume speak about Tiger Eyes at her engagement at the Toronto reference library last week, I was curious to reread Tiger Eyes.  Reading her novels in my younger days, they seemed to grow with me and … Continue reading

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Judy Blume at the Toronto Reference Library

Judy Blume drew an audience of nearly 1000, at the Toronto Reference Library, on Monday.  Most of the audience were women who had loved Judy’s through the years, growing up with her books which sold over 85 million copies in … Continue reading

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44. Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret (Judy Blume)

In preparation for seeing Judy Blume in Toronto tomorrow, I have reread Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret, an iconic book for young girls.  Originally published in 1970, it has been a favourite of generations of girls.  I actually … Continue reading

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41. In the Unlikely Event (Judy Blume)

Judy Blume books were among my favourite stories while I was growing up – in fact, I still have some well-loved, dog-eared and yellowed copies of Superfudge, Blubber and Are You There God, Its Me Margaret.  The audience for her … Continue reading

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