By Lauren Cowan and Jayne Wexler. Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2005.


The Half-Jewish Book

By Daniel M. Klein and Freke Vuijst. Villard, 2000.

Although both Judy's parents were Jewish, she was asked to participate in this book because the heroine of Are You There God? It's Me Margaret is half-Jewish. The book contains a long piece by Judy about the role religion played in her life, and how she came to write Margaret.


Letters of Intent

Edited by Anna Bondoc and Meg Daly. The Free Press, 1999

Contains an exchange of letters in which Judy replies at length to the inquiry: "How Did You Manage a Writing Career While Raising Kids?"


Letters to Judy: What Kids Wish They Could Tell You

By Judy Blume. Putnam/Pocketbooks, 1987.

Letters from her readers linked by autobiographical material.


Mid Life Crisis At 30

By LiaMacko and Kerry Rubin. Rodale Books, 2004.


Trust Your Children: Voices Against Censorship in Children's Literature

By Mark I. West. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1988.


Presenting Judy Blume

By Maryann Weidt. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989.

Short biography of Judy included.


(Some of these titles are out-of-print, but you should be able to find them in your library or search for a used copy online).


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