Having received over 90 awards for her writing, Judy Blume has proven to be an asset to American fiction and one of girls'greatest allies.

Judy's books are among the most widely read fiction for young people. She has written 21 books, including Are You There God? It's Me Margaret; Superfudge; Blubber: Then Again Maybe I Won't; and her latest, Here's To You Rachel Robinson. Judy's books have been translated into sixteen languages and she receives one thousand letters a month from readers who share their feelings and concerns with her.

Courtesy of the Ms. Foundation.