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Jun.09.2013
            Age nine, Peter Warren Hatcher often gets angry at his younger brother Farley Drexel Hatcher, called Fudge (age two and a half).  Fudge gets into trouble frequently, but he rarely gets punished.  Also, Fudge gets too much...
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Jun.06.2013
  From Starring Sally J. Freeman as Herself: Esther Williams was her favorite movie actress. Some day she was going to swim just like her, with her hair in a coronet and a flower behind her ear. Swimming along underwater, always smiling, with beautiful straight white teeth and shiny red...
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May.26.2013
How cool would it be to not just publish a number of successful children's and adolescent novels but then turn one into a major motion picture with your son as the director? No, it's not me; I've got to work on publishing first, not to mention raise my kids. I'm talking about author Judy Blume...
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Jul.23.2012
I hit a bad patch this summer when my father needed surgery. He took a while to recover, leaving us both crabby. My friend Gabriel sent me a fb note. Did I know Judy Blume was going to be on the Castro Sunday showing Tiger Eyes, the movie based on her book? Ears perked up. No, Gabriel! Did not know...
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Jun.08.2012
  When one thinks of Judy Blume, several things pop into mind: teenage girls. Periods. Training bras. Angst. Oh yes, angst. People always assume that Are You There God? It's Me Margaret was her first novel. It wasn't. Nope, earlier in 1970 Blume published her first novel called Iggie's House....
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Mar.17.2012
Judy Blume is one of the YA writers I look up to. I read two of her books over and over again as a teen–BLUBBER and DEENIE–because they spoke to me, they gave me small bits of my life reflected back to me (being bullied and not fitting in). So I loved finding these short video where Judy...
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Aug.10.2011
Hmmm . . . where were we? Oh, yes! HERE! So then, amazing authors and illustrators, editors and agents, were EVERYWHERE. It was as if they had all converged at at the SCBWI Conference, although some behaved better than others. Here's three time Newbery Honoree, and this year's Golden Kite winner...
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Aug.07.2011
Before I became a published author in October 2003, I joined the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, hence to be referred to here as the SCBWIABCDEFG. Even though I had been a copywriter, journalist, scriptwriter, and a hand model for a Whitman's Chocolate's ad, I hadn't written a...
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Oct.24.2010
Recently the book banners once again crawled out of their pits of nastiness to once again try to remove YA literature from classrooms and libraries. A certain Wesley Scroggins an associate professor of management at Missouri State University, and obviously standing for re-election for some post or...
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Oct.20.2010
EXCLUSIVE: Judy Blume Adapting 'Tiger Eyes' for Big Screenby Borys Kit Scott Gries/Getty ImagesAuthor wrote screenplay with her son Lawrence Blume, who also is directing.   Tiger Eyes, the beloved Judy Blume young adult novel, is heading to the big screen, and the author has a hand in the...