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Judy Blume

Judith Blume is an author known for her fiction, such as Are You There God?, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, and more.

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Judy Blume is an American author best known for her titles on children's and young adult literature. Blume's books have won multiple awards, including the Newbery Honor and National Book Award. Her works are widely acclaimed for their honest portrayal of the anxieties of growing up and the complexities of female relationships.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1938</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Judy Blume is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On February 12, 1938, Judy Blume was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1959</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Graduates from College</div><div class='timeline-text'>Blume graduated from New York University with a bachelor's degree in Education.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1969</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Publication of First Book</div><div class='timeline-text'>Judy Blume's first book, "The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo", was published.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1970</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret"</div><div class='timeline-text'>Blume published "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret", a book that would become one of her most famous works.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1986</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Wins Golden Kite Award</div><div class='timeline-text'>Blume won the Golden Kite award for her book "Letters to Judy: What Kids Wish They Could Tell You".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1996</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Receives Library of Congress Award</div><div class='timeline-text'>Judy Blume was awarded the Library of Congress Living Legends award.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inducted into Writers Hall of Fame</div><div class='timeline-text'>Judy Blume was inducted into the National Writers Hall of Fame.</div></div></div>

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Judy Blume was born on February 12, 1938 and is currently 85 years old. She is an American children's author, best known for her classic works such as "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing." Her books have sold over 85 million copies worldwide and are beloved by generations of readers.