She has one Christian and one Jewish parent, and the novel explores her quest for a single religion. She also confronts many other pre-teen issues, such as buying her first bra, having her first period, coping with belted sanitary napkins, jealousy towards another girl who has developed a womanly figure earlier than other girls, liking boys, and whether to voice her opinion if it differs from what her girlfriends seem to believe.
Friday, February 27, 2009
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret., by Judy Blume, was published in 1970. Typically categorized as a novel for young adults, it is about Margaret, a preteen girl in sixth grade who has plenty to talk over with God.