Yesterday, Judy Blume turned 80 and Mamamia ran a story on the difference Blume’s books had on eight women.

I was one of the eight women and I was thrilled to share how much Blume’s books taught me as I stood on the cusp of puberty.

You can read the full article by Tash Warren-James, here.


Judy Blume on the web.


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