What happens when teasing goes too far? This classic middle grade novel from Judy Blume addresses the timeless topic of bullying and has a fresh new look.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;Blubber is a good name for her,and#8221; the note from Caroline said about Linda. Jill crumpled it up and left it on the corner of her school desk. She didnand#8217;t want to think about Linda or her dumb report on whales just then. Jill wanted to think about Halloween.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;But Robby grabbed the note and before Linda stopped talking it had gone halfway around the room. There was something about Linda that made a lot of kids in her fifth-grade class want to see how far they could goand#8230;but nobody, Jill least of all, expected the fun to end where it did.
Judy Blume, one of Americaand#8217;s most popular authors, is the recipient of the 2004 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of beloved books for young people, including andlt;iandgt;Are You There God? Itand#8217;s Me, Margaretandlt;/iandgt;, and novels for adult readers, including andlt;iandgt;Wifeyandlt;/iandgt;,andlt;iandgt; Smart Womenandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Summer Sistersandlt;/iandgt;. Her work has been translated into thirty-two languages.Visit Judy at JudyBlume.com or follow her on Twitter at @JudyBlume.
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