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Are You There God?

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 410 Ratings and 410 Reviews

Book Description
If anyone tried to determine the most common rite of passage for preteen girls in North America, a girl's first reading of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret would rank near the top of the list. Judy Blume and her character Margaret Simon were the first to say out loud (and in a book even) that it is normal for girls to wonder when they are ever going to fill out their training bras. Puberty is ... More
Book Information
PublisherAtheneum Books For Young Readers
BindingPaperback (56 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date06/01/1975
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About Judy Blume (Author) : Judy Blume (born February 12, 1938) is a popular American author. She has written many novels for children and young adults. Blume's novels for middle schoolers were among the first to tackle such con... more
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Reader Comments
1/2/2015 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
When I decided in December to review favorite books, I tried to choose ones that were lesser known. And yet I’ve picked the book that launched Judy Blume’s career: Are You There God? It’s Margaret. You see, among all of her books, it’s the book one that had the greatest impact on me. https:... more

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7/16/2010 J.Aday Kennedy said:
I remember reading this when I was a young girl. It was out of date at the time. I didn't know what a sanitary napkin belt was. I was disappointed when I read it that it had not been updated. It spoke about albums and sanitary napkin belts. It could easily be updated to be relevant today. The c... more

tags: , juvenile fiction, fiction, girls, preteens, mnstruation, children's fiction, Judy Blume

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7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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11/18/2009 Angela Hettinger tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me

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11/16/2009 jacklyn curb said:
This is the story of an eleven year old girl who goes through a year of changes. She describes her worries that range from physical to spiritual. She tries to make sense of everything and discover a little bit about who she is becoming. I thought this book was very well written and the way Margaret,... more

tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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8/27/2009 Coriene Ploetz said: What can I say? I grew up in the 70's. How many children's book writers from the Judi Blume era can't say that they were inspired in one way or another by this awesome author?
tags: Inspired me

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6/22/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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2/28/2009 Kristi Combs tagged as: Inspired me

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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 1379495
tags: juvenile

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 46398
tags: realistic, children's lit

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read, I Read, I Read

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read, I Read, I Read

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4/4/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read, I Read, I Read

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