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4.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 54.02 out of 5 4.02 (43 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Judy Blume Narrator: Laura Hamilton Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2009 ISBN: 9780307738653
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Margaret Simon, almost twelve, has just moved from New York City to the suburbs, and she's anxious to fit in with her new friends. When she's asked to join a secret club she jumps at the chance. But when the girls start talking about boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret starts to wonder if she's normal. There are some things about growing up that are hard for her to talk about, even with her friends. Lucky for Margaret, she's got someone else to confide in... someone who always listens.

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Quotes & Awards

  • One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terri Herbst | 1/27/2014

    " One of the best teen books of my generation! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diana | 1/11/2014

    " I loved it, then my daughters (who don't like to read) read it and loved it. It's a right of passage about a young girl coming of age. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 chey | 1/2/2014

    " Read this as a tween where I then became hooked on Judy Blume books "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rusty Waldron | 1/2/2014

    " Read it in 6th grade because all the girls were and there were rumors that it had something to do with girl's bodies. Don't really remember what it was, maybe some chick got her period. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eliza | 1/1/2014

    " Brings back memories of my childhood, waiting to his puberty. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liv Katamanin | 12/27/2013

    " This book is about a gierl Margret who moves to New Jersey at the age of 12. Margret used to live in New York until her papernt decided to move. When moving to her new house, she meets her naber Nancy, who is the "leader" of the four PTS's. As soon as she meets Nancy, Margret relizes that she is "not normal". She thinks that she isn't normal because she doesn't have the same body type ad Nancy or the oter girls in the group.. espeachally not Laura Danker. Margret's whole entire life people have been convincing her that she is Cristian because her mothe ris Cristian. She wants to be apart of the Jewish Center or the Y, but she just can't figure out which on she wants to be. Margret tryed to go to the temple, and church and she even tryed going to confession befor running out of the church and yelling out "Im sorry!" She even tryes to make a project for one of her classes to help her make her decision, but at the end of the book, she still can not decide. At the end of the book, Margret finds out that she is normal and she should judge people. She laerns how it feels to be the odd one out. This is a great book, and I reccomend it to girls.This book talks about some problems that most girls face. Each girl goes through things that makes them doubt their self. that is why having true friends is very important. People should judge themselves, and others because every body is unique in their own way. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lizzie | 12/27/2013

    " This is a great book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Zoey42 | 12/27/2013

    " I really liked the book. Although now I'm a bit too old for it, I still remember that uncertainty and confused feelings about growing up. With this book you suddenly find out that everything what you feel is just normal and almost everyone feels the same way and you're not alone. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mehtap Salman | 12/22/2013

    " Sweet. About pre-teen struggles. And about the quest for a religion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Molly | 12/21/2013

    " A staple for you girls everywhere. It has "the talk" with your child so you don't have to! Yes, I know, that's a cop-out, but believe me, your kid doesn't want to have the talk any more than you do. At least this covers a lot of the groundwork and you can fill in the blanks afterwards. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michele | 11/30/2013

    " Thank you Judy Blume. Answered many questions we had in the 70s that the adults were afraid to talk about. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Christabel | 11/16/2013

    " Terrifying romp through the frightening life of teenagers wearing polyester and having breasts. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Justine | 11/11/2013

    " I really liked this book. It was a very good, fast read. I would recommend it to girls age 11 and up. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sonia | 11/11/2013

    " As wonderful as I remember it from 30 years ago "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cooper | 8/27/2013

    " This book answered many questions that I was too afraid to ask myself. I remember reading this in my room and hiding it when I was done because I was scared my mom would find it! I LOVE this book, it helped me a lot in my childhood. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Susan Miller | 7/19/2013

    " Read it in 1970. and loved it. My friend and I took turns reading outloud to each other in like 4th grade. I couldn't wait for the next school day so we could read more. Good book for little girls of 10. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gretchen | 6/28/2013

    " Any book with a character named Gretchen should get five stars! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kit | 5/7/2013

    " God, I hated this book so much as a kid. It never made sense to me then and sure as heck hasn't made any more now. Such an irritating book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 CaveCreekGirl | 3/27/2013

    " So fun to read as an adult "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ann Tran | 11/25/2012

    " When I read this in the fourth grade, I loved it. When I reread it in the sixth grade, I didn't like it. Though relatable, it had no plot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Penni Russon | 11/5/2012

    " This is just brilliant. I read this the other evening in one sitting, and I was immediately transported back into my pre-pubescent self. Judy Blume is pitch perfect, writing a very tricky transitional age with authenticity and grace. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Fiddlin' Holley | 1/10/2012

    " in high school read this "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lianne | 1/2/2012

    " I have read this to vet it before my daughter read it, but really enjoyed it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brenda | 12/13/2011

    " A classic must read for all young girls "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Candi Moreland | 12/4/2011

    " Sweet and innocent story of a young girl growing up and all that implies. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lisa | 10/1/2011

    " This was the perfect book when I was 10. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marisa Ynostroza | 7/6/2011

    " My mom gave this book to me when I was in 4th grade--just as her mom did. I remember this book being everything I needed at the time--informational, silly, sad, and triumphant at times. Loved it! Judy Blume is awesome! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Olivia | 5/24/2011

    " At the time, I really enjoyed this book. I was the exact age that Margaret was and therefore could easily identify with her. I would recommend it to any pre-teen. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 5/23/2011

    " This was my favorite book in the whole world when I was 13. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 leah | 5/22/2011

    " the book that got me through puberty. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tamara | 5/21/2011

    " Remember this one from when I was about 10...loved it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth | 5/19/2011

    " This book was ok but it I would not recommend it "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cooper | 5/18/2011

    " This book answered many questions that I was too afraid to ask myself. I remember reading this in my room and hiding it when I was done because I was scared my mom would find it! I LOVE this book, it helped me a lot in my childhood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christine | 5/16/2011

    " I re-read this after my daughter took it off the shelf to check out at the library. Although I don't think my (barely) 9 year old needs to read it yet, it was fun for me to read a again. A trip down memory lane - I can even remember where this was shelved in my elementary school library! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Char | 5/15/2011

    " If you are under 15 and have not read this, you should. If you have a daughter, you need to. So great! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mercedes | 5/15/2011

    " This book helped me out a lot during that awkward stage of puberty that everyone goes through. Oh and for those who get this: I MUST, I MUST, I MUST INCREASE MY BUST! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tatiana | 5/15/2011

    " Its pretty good so far. I forgot what it was like to be this young. I'm only 22 now. But it feels like a life time ago that I was boob-free and in middle school. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Danielle | 5/14/2011

    " I read this book over and over again when I was younger. Such a classic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sandra | 5/13/2011

    " This is my favorite book of all time :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 5/12/2011

    " I read all of Judy Blume's book when I was young, they are all so very good! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marikka | 5/12/2011

    " Glad I finally read it. In 3 hours. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sara | 5/12/2011

    " If you need a sweet coming-of-age story, read Sharon Creech instead... in my opinion, her writing is a MUCH better alternative. I read this when I was in middle school, and I remember feeling almost insulted that someone thought twelve-year-old girls were THAT silly. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jessie | 5/9/2011

    " One of my favorite books. Ever. "

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About the Author
Author Judy BlumeJudy Blume’s books have won hundreds of awards. She is the recipient of the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She lives in Key West and New York City. You can visit her at www.judyblume.com.
About the Narrator

Laura Hamilton is an award-winning narrator of many outstanding books for children. She was named one of AudioFile’s Best Voices of 2010 in Children’s and Family Listening. When not recording the books she loves, she also records radio and televion spots. She lives with her family in Chicago.