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  • Bibliography:
    30 Books (3 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1970
  • Latest Book:
    May 2022
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Full Series List in Order

Best Friends

1 - Just as Long as We're Together (Nov-1987)
2 - Here's to You, Rachel Robinson (Jan-1993)


1 - Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (May-1972)
2 - Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great (Sep-1972)
3 - Superfudge (Sep-1980)
4 - Fudge-A-Mania (Oct-1990)
5 - Double Fudge (Sep-2002)

The Pain and the Great One

1 - The Pain and the Great One (1974)
2 - Soupy Saturdays With the Pain and the Great One (Sep-2007)
3 - Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One (May-2008)
4 - Going, Going, Gone! With the Pain and the Great One (Aug-2008)
5 - Friend or Fiend? With the Pain and the Great One (May-2009)

Book List in Order: 30 titles

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    Winnie Barringer can't help feeling lonely ever since her best friend, Iggie, moved away. How will she make it through summer vacation? Then a new family moves into Iggie's house, and Winnie is thrilled. She hopes Glenn, Herbie, and Tina Garber wi...

  • No one ever told Margaret Simon that eleven-going-on-twelve would be such a hard age. When her family moves to New Jersey, she has to adjust to life in the suburbs, a different school, and a whole new group of friends. Margaret knows she needs someon...

  • Nicky has freckles -- they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Once, sitting behind him in class, Andrew counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if hi...

  • Ever since his dad got rich from an invention and his family moved to a wealthy neighborhood on Long Island, Tony Miglione's life has been turned upside down. For starters, there's his new friend, Joel, who shoplifts. Then there's Joel's sixteen-year...

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    I want a mother and a father and I want them to live together -- right here -- in this house! Karen Newman can't believe it when her father moves out. How could her parents do this? Don't they know they belong together? Somehow Karen has to get he...

  • This Fudge isn't so sweet. Two is a crowd when Peter and his little brother, Fudge, are in the same room. Grown-ups think Fudge is absolutely adorable, but Peter and his pet turtle, Dribble, know the truth. From throwing temper tantrums to smearin...

  • Sheila Tubman sometimes wonders who she really is: the outgoing, witty, and capable Sheila the Great, or the "secret" Shelia who's afraid of the dark, spiders, swimming, and dogs. When her family spends the summer in Tarrytown, Sheila has to face ...

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    When Deenie finds out that she has scoliosis, she’s scared. When she sees the brace for the first time, she wants to scream. But the words won’t come out. And Deenie, beautiful Deenie, who everyone says should be a model, is stuck wearing a brac...

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    Judy Blume’s quintessential tale of sibling rivalry is as funny as ever—and has a fresh new look!When an eight-year-old girl and her six-year-old brother take turns describing each other, it’s no surprise that “The Pain”...

  • Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy said about Linda. Jill crumpled it up and left it on the corner of her desk. She didn't want to think about Linda or her dumb report on the whale just then. Jill wanted to think about Halloween. ...

  • The story of Katherine's and Michael's love is a joyous one, filled with all the wonder of "the first time." They meet on New Year's Eve and become completely involved with each other. It's an idyllic affair -- until they're separated that summ...

  • Look out, Florida. Here comes Sally J. Freedman! When her family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947 because of her brother's health, Sally is excited and nervous at the same time. It will be a new adventure, but how often will she see her...

  • With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume's hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies-and learns a lot about life along the way.


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  • One Fudge is enough. Farley Drexel Hatcher, otherwise known as Fudge, plans to be a bird when he grows up. As far as his older brother, Peter, is concerned, Fudge will grow up to be a big pain! Dealing with Fudge has been hard enough, but now Peter ...

  • Lately second grader Freddy Dissel has that left-out kind of feeling. Life can be lonely when you're the middle kid in the family who feels like "the peanut butter part of a sandwich," squeezed between an older brother and little sister. But now for ...

  • Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead -- shot in a holdup -- and the rest of the family has moved to New Mexico to try to recover. Climbing in the Los Alamos canyon, Davey meets mysterious Wolf, who can read Davey's "sad ey...

  • Two thirtysomethings try to find their way through the complications of post-marriage love in this beloved novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Judy Blume. Margo and B.B. are each divorced, and each is trying to reinvent her life in Co...

  • Rachel is Stephanie's best friend. Since the second grade they have shared all their secrets, good and bad. So when Alison moves in, Stephanie hopes that the three of them can be best friends because Stephanie really likes Alison. After all, they hav...

  • Peter Hatcher's summer is not looking good. First of all, Peter's brother Fudge -- the five-year-old human hurricane -- has a plan: to marry Peter's sworn enemy, Sheila Tubman. Disgusting! Could anything be worse? Yes. Peter's parents have deci...

  • Rachel’s a straight-A student, is on every teacher's wish list for Natural Helpers, and practices the flute forty-five minutes a day. But she grinds her teeth at night and dreads dinnertime now that her troublemaker brother, Charles, has been expel...

  • In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changed forever -- when Caitlin Somers chose her as a friend. Dazzling, reckless Caitlin welcomed Vix into the heart of her sprawling, eccentric family, opening doors to a world of unimaginable privileg...

  • Gathers selections from stories by Judy Blume, Roald Dahl, Beverly Cleary, James Howe, Ann M. Martin, Patricia MacLachlan, Betty Horvath, Johanna Hurwitz, Suzy Kline, Susan Wojciechowski, Dick King-Smith, and Miriam Cohen...

  • Money, money, money! Fudge is obsessed with money. He's going to be a miser for Halloween and has made plans to buy the entire world (or at least Toys "R" Us). But life really gets crazy when Fudge and his older brother, Peter, run into their long-l...

  • MEET THE PAIN: My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first? MEET THE GREAT ONE: My brother's name is Jacob Edward, but everyone calls him Jake. Ever...

  • "Sometimes I think Mom and Dad love her more than me." -- The Pain "Sometimes I think Mom and Dad love him more than me." -- The Great One It’s back to school for the Pain and the Great One. The kids hardly agree on anything, but especially at sch...

  • The Pain and the Great One are going places! In seven comical new stories, Jake and Abigail are always on the move. A day at the beach finds the waves crashing, but only one of them wants to ride a Boogie board. The family takes a trip to the mall bu...

  • What's the difference between a friend and a fiend? Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. Their teenage cousins have turned int...

  • In this brilliant new novel, her first for adults since "Summer Sisters", Judy Blume takes us back to the 1950s and introduces us to the town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, where she herself grew up. Here she imagines and weaves together a vivid portrait ...

Award-Winning Books by Judy Blume

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
1975 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction
1976 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Children's
1977 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's
Double Fudge
2004 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction
1992 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Grades 4-6
1992 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's
1992 Maine Student Book Award -- Grades 4-8
1993 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction
1994 Volunteer State Book Award -- Grades 4-6
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
1977 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Children's
1982 Bluebonnet Award -- Children's
1982 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades 4-8
1982 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Picture Book
1982 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's
1982 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction
1983 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Children's Fiction
1983 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Children's Book
1983 Land of Enchantment Book Award -- Children/Young Adult
1983 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Children's
1983 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's
1984 Great Stone Face Book Award -- Grades 4-6
1986 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Elementary
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
1975 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's
1976 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Children's
1982 Great Stone Face Book Award -- Grades 4-6
Tiger Eyes
1983 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades 4-8
1985 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult
1985 Iowa Teen Award -- Young Adult

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Judy Blume has published 30 books.

Judy Blume does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Going Places, was published in May 2022.

The first book by Judy Blume, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret, was published in January 1970.

Yes. Judy Blume has 3 series.