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Your book was amazing and very funny!
Hello Ms. Blume,
I have been a fan for many years and share my love of reading with my 10 year old daughter. I just wanted to let you know that reading your books helped a very lonely and sad young girl feel understood and not so alone. For that I will be forever grateful. When my daughter and I read your books and I hear her laughter over something Fudge diid ... it brings joy to my heart. I truly am a thankful forever fan xoxo
I'm a young writer, and I'm about to embark on my second novel. Simply put, it is about the life of a teenage boy, and what it's like. It's fiction, though I'm trying to make it feel real. I am genuinely curious if there is any way I could come in contact with you and get some advice. Even the smallest response would mean the world.
Thanks for anything,
It has been such a joy to read to my 6-year-old daughter all of the Fudge books. She says, "I love your Fudge books. We read them out of order, so the last one we read was Fudge-A-Mania. We started with Double Fudge. I love how chaotic it is with Sheila and Peter. Can you pleeeeasse write another Fudge book?" It has been so much fun getting to read the same books I enjoyed as a child to my daughter now. So THANK YOU. I can't wait to introduce her to your other books as she grows up. Much love to you!
I love your Book.
Hi judy blume we just read your story sheila the great. It was a good story thank you for writing it.
Thomas m pagoulatos jr.
Just wanted to say my father thomas pagoulatos from elizabeth spoke often of u to our familey. He was very proud to be a teacher and always had many fond memories of students that he spoke about. You being one of them. My dad passed away this past month and he is missed very much. I wanted to thank you for being part of my dads fond memories in life.
Thomas Pagoulatos Jr.
My daughter begged me to stay listening in the car to finish Superfudge, because she loved it. We will definitely listen to more books by JB. She's also a magical reader of her own work.
But the Santa chapter. My daughter knew already about Santa. But still...
Just because something is an idea doesn't mean it isn't real.
Fudge's misbehavior is a voice for all the kids who aren't seen or heard. He is a beautiful character.
But the author didn't need to act like Fudge to be heard. We were already listening.
Being honest doesn't have to be so ugly. There is a hint of malice in writing this, at best. I haven't often felt so betrayed in my life. Wow. Wow.
Always loved your books, gave me so much inspiration as a young child, much love and blessings go you and your family, ALWAYS A FAN FOREVER XOXOXO
Corning Elementary Third Grade
Judy Blume, We love your books! You're a great author! You look very nice! You have a pretty name! The Pain and the Great One was very funny!
Mrs. Sothman's 3rd Grade
Mrs. Donahoo's 3rd grade class
We enjoyed reading The Pain and the Great One!
I just wanted to tell you ...Thank You!! When I was in the 4th grade, the librarian at my school's library- Mr. Kingsberry was always disappointed because I could never find a book I wanted to read. One day he gave your book- Are You There God, it's Me, Margaret. Every since that day I have been an avid reader. Thank you!
I love tales of a fourth grade nothing! Keep on improving!
Can you make comic books?
THANKS A LOT!!!!!!
I have been a writer all my life. I just finished your Master Class. I am currently a member of SCBWI. I have been taking classes and writing seriously for the last 5 years. I retired from teaching after 28 years, mainly teaching grades 3 and 4. I'm working hard to try to get something published soon. Maybe some day soon I'll get a book published and then travel to Key West and meet you in person.
I love your books.
Dear Ms. Judy,
I want to thank you for your great books, I love reading them and they have really great storylines, I would recommend them to nearly everybody! Have a great day! May God bless you!!!
Dear Ms. Blume,
I loved your books as a young reader and have fond memories of reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing so I'm reading it to my son who is 9 and about to start 4th grade. I was really uncomfortable about the descriptions of Ralph in the birthday party chapter and how his being fat is used for comedy. I like to be honest and open with my son but there were lines I didn't read out loud because I don't want him to think it's okay to talk about another person that way, let alone adults talking about a child. I respect your integrity as an author and I wonder if you have considered a rewrite, rewording a few lines so you're not fat shaming a child.
I am an English teacher in upstate New York. You are invaluable to the education community. Thank you for all that you do.
I am writing today in hopes of gaining your support for a social media movement that is helping teachers out through a massive sharing of their classroom wishlists under the tag #clearthelists. In just over a month our group has gained over three thousand teachers hoping to have their classroom necessities purchased through the kindness of others, since so many of our districts are unable or unwilling to provide classroom teachers with a supply budget.
Could you please support our cause by using your influence on social media and help us #clearthelists?
If you would like to make a donation to my classroom, here is my link. No expectations though; I only hope that you will give us a shout out on social media. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/GH3N4RJGZGCR?ref_=wl_share
Hey Judy! I have always followed your footsteps when I first read your books! I wanted to create my own book as well! But, it's getting kind of boring writing it. What should I do? Should I change the topic (I actually like the topic though), or should I just keep writing and see how it turns out? I already started it, but I run out of ideas everyday!
Hello Judy! I recently visited your sweet bookstore and so want to thank you for taking the time to visit with me and autograph your books - even though you were on your way out. I would love my kids/students to say hello to you and chat with you for a few minutes. If there is any way we could Skype with you, that would be so amazing!! I want so badly for my students to meet wonderful authors - there's just no replacement for it!! Many thanks and hope we can work out something
Hello Ms Blume,
Another 30 something that loved your books as a child. Thank you for many happy hours. I still think about your characters sometimes.
Another Elizabeth in NZ
Dear Judy Blume,
I enjoy reading your books and would like to become an author. I am beginning to write my own book. Would you like to give me ideas to how to create a good storyline? It is about a unicorn. Who looses her magic powers. It takes place in a magical forest. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your time!
Dear Ms. Judy Blume,
Hello. It is so nice to talk to you Judy. My name is. Nadia. I just wanted to make a suggestion. I just read your book, Deenie and I wanted to just tell you that I liked it very much and if you can, can you write another Deenie book, Please. My sister says that she wants to read ď Are you there God, Itís me Margret. I canít wait. Thank you and have a nice rest of the day!😀
I just want to say that your books have helped shape me as a person. I grew up reading them, and I will still once a year read one of your books! I am now a teacher, and I encourage my students to check out your books at the library. Do you think you will ever write Allisonís story from Just as Long as Weíre Together? Stephanie and Rachelís stories are two of my favorites, and even now as an adult, I still wonder what an Allison story would be like. Thank you for giving us these wonderful characters and stories. Theyíre pure magic.
I love your Peter and Fudge books. Can you make more books about Tootsie, and when she's five and four? I wonder what she's like when she's five. I also love Blubber.
Dear Judy Blume,
My name is Fuzail Khan and I have just recently read you book called Double Fudge for my school assignment and I need help to write a 12 line poem about this book.
Dear Mrs. Blume; I have been a fan of yours since elementary school when my teacher introduced me to your amazing book Superfudge. I am a fan of your other books as well but Superfudge was the start of my love of books. I wish there was a movie. I loved the characters so much and to see them come to life would of been even better. I was just wondering if any body wanted to or if you even think about making one even now? Thank you for your stories there better then tv.
Thank you so much for your MasterClass lessons. I began your series last week and was immediately drawn in. Your remarks about catharsis and conveying the feelings of a situation helped me so much as I contemplate the final big revision of the manuscript for my second novel. Priceless.
God bless you!
Having grown up in Newark and graduated from Weequahic High School In the Unlikely Event really hit home. Lived on Williamson Ave in Hillside then Keer Avenue in Weequahic section of Newark. However, didnt sled on Wyoming Avenue. If my memory serves me (and it may not) it isnt a hilly street for sledding. A Zwillman lived jup the street on Keer Avenue, loved The Tavern and Sam Tieger (always ate lobster there).
Hi Judy! I read your novels when I was a child and preteen and wow what a difference they made in my life! Books have always been my escape. Deenie was an especially important novel for me- I received my scoliosis brace at 13 years old and having that book really made me feel less alone in that experience! My best friend just had her first baby and I canít wait to get her daughter your novels when sheís of reading age, the stories you have written are truly timeless. <333
I have always wrote short stories like you when I was going to school I stories I remember writing a story about me taking Roger Staubauch place being Quarterback and we won the game.
Right now I am working on a book and I am thinking about taking your master class out of all the authors as far as childrens books I like your ideas and actually my character wrote me a letter so with that Thank you now I have to give James Kristopher Claus sometime
Are you going to write another book?
How did you get the idea to write Frecke Juice?
What was the title of your first book and when did you publish it?
Hi Judy ,
I think you should make a book about mermaids.
Hi Judy ,
What is your husbands name?
From Ethan aka Bob the builder
How many pets did you have in your life
How many books have you written?
Hi Judy! I don't want to reveal my name but I just want to say I love you Fudge books! Thanks for reading this!
What were your kids names?
As I wrote this, I am in my car, on my way to work, listening to your Masterclass chapter on Ďrejection.í Thank you for the insight, and encouragement. Rejections in life, I have had a few, and none literary :-) so Iím not too worried. The blank pages do stare back however, but thatís another tale. Thank you again, Iím more determined than ever. Your voice cuts right through my insecurities, and I cannot wait for the moment I get home and start typing. You are inspiring to me. THANK YOU!
I'm back. LOL.
Sorry, I read your side bar and I thought, "I want to be a future author one day, and maybe this is my chance to help take a step."
So I'm here to give you ideas. It's ok if you don't use them, but sense I know this is what girls want.
A girl that lives in the country, but longs for New York, girls in her classes call her a, "City-Girl-Wanna-be" One night, she decides to run away, she comes across another girl that's running away to the country. I guess the verdict for this story is, "The Grass Is Always greener on the other side."
2. A bloging story. Bloggers. Whats not to like? has friends all over the world, interviews famous people, posts random outrageous posts. It's all fun and games Until virus's come, internet bully's, scammers,and hackers! the internet is scary!
I love all the fudge books! I hope you make some more books for girls soon! I really love them all!
Yvonne (Zoeís Mum)
In 1982, when I was 12 years old, I found your books on a shelf in a library run by a nun in my all girls Catholic school, and soon became addicted to the stories. The nun thankfully never realised that your books included snogging; she was just happy that girls like me suddenly loved reading fiction!
Now, more than 35 years later, I bought my 11 year old daughter ďAre you there God? Itís me, MargaretĒ, and we are reading the story together. I have to say that your fiction is timeless, as Zoe loves the story just as much as I did all those years ago. Zoe is about to start her new secondary school and we feel that you could be describing our life. (Her Dad even attempts to garden like Margaret's Dad does in the story. )
Thank you so much for your wonderful work. Your ability to make a daughter thoroughly enjoy reading a book with her mum is simply priceless!
Dear Ms. Blume,
My name is Kaitlin, and I am nine years old. I am an avid reader of your books. My favorites are "Blubber" and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing." I am doing a school project called "The Living Museum" where I get to choose a famous person to learn about and dress up as. I chose you because I admire your work, and I love to read and write and hope to be an author like you one day. I read the "Who is Judy Blume" book and am amazed by everything you have accomplished in your life. Do you have any advice for aspiring authors and students? I can't wait to read your new book!
I am a second grade teacher and we have been reading our Soupy Saturday as readalouds. The kids are loving them!!! We are in the middle of writing persuasive letters to people. Our class decided to write one to you. I wanted to take a picture of it, however I am unable to attach it here. Is there a place I can send it to?
I'm extremely excited to take the Master Class but it will have to wait, I'm in school with a very limited budget. I enjoy the way you write, and the trailer on the masterclass website was great, very funny and engaging. I've been writing for years but only for work; audit findings, reports, but nothing for pleasure, so that is where I need help. I need to find a switch that will turn on the juices.
Thanks for your time,
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heyyyyyy sister judy pls respond you are reall cool! have a good life
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