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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing 8,091 copies, 157 reviews
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret 6,112 copies, 206 reviews
Superfudge 6,058 copies, 67 reviews
Fudge-a-mania 4,352 copies, 24 reviews
Freckle Juice 3,920 copies, 75 reviews
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great 3,861 copies, 30 reviews
Double Fudge 3,767 copies, 32 reviews
Summer Sisters 3,624 copies, 81 reviews
Blubber 2,864 copies, 56 reviews
Forever 2,862 copies, 120 reviews
Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself 1,539 copies, 21 reviews
Tiger Eyes 1,461 copies, 37 reviews
Then Again, Maybe I Won't 1,437 copies, 17 reviews
Just as Long as We're Together 1,392 copies, 14 reviews
Deenie 1,355 copies, 18 reviews
In the Unlikely Event 1,302 copies, 80 reviews
Iggie's House 1,213 copies, 8 reviews
Wifey 1,139 copies, 20 reviews
It's Not the End of the World 1,138 copies, 19 reviews
The Pain and the Great One 864 copies, 26 reviews
Here's To You, Rachel Robinson 770 copies, 14 reviews
Smart Women 737 copies, 7 reviews
Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set 197 copies, 1 review
It's Fine To Be Nine (Contributor) 89 copies
Wifey/Smart Women 37 copies, 1 review
Best of Blume 3 copies
Freckle Juice 2 copies
Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill (Foreword, some editions) 964 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008 (Introduction) 424 copies, 7 reviews
Free to Be... You and Me (Contributor) 378 copies, 6 reviews
It's Heaven To Be Seven (Contributor) 161 copies, 2 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Contributor) 102 copies, 1 review
A Collection of Action Stories (Contributor) 7 copies

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Judy Blume (born Judy Sussman on February 12, 1938) is a popular American author. Blume's novels for children and teenagers were among the first to tackle such controversial matters as racism (Iggie's House), menstruation (Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.), divorce (It's Not the End of the World), bullying (Blubber), masturbation (Deenie; Then Again, Maybe I Won't) and teen sex (Forever). Fans of Blume's novels have praised her use of real-life settings, ambivalent endings and gentle humor. Her allegedly ambiguous treatment of moral issues made her at one time a regular target of school library censors and the religious right. Her books are still often challenged in school libraries; in fact, Forever was the second most challenged book of 2005, according to the American Library Association. She is recognized as one of the most banned children's authors in the United States which eventually led her to edit a collection of short stories about censorship (Places I Never Meant to Be: Original Stories by Censored Writers). Despite ardent attempts at censorship Blume's young adult novels and books for children have sold 80 million copies world wide. Blume has also published adult fiction.
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