Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret

By Judy Blume

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440404194, 160pp.

Publication Date: June 1986

"Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret"

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 someone to talk to about growing up-and it's not long before she's found a solution.

Are you there God?It's me, Margaret. I can't wait until two o'clock God.That's when our dance starts.Do you think I'll get Philip Leroy for a partner?It's not so much that I like him as a person God, but as a boy he's very handsome.And I'd love to dance with him... just once or twice.Thank you God.

About the Author
Judy Blume is known and loved by millions of readers for her funny, honest, always believable stories. She lives in New York City.

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