Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume . The first of the "Fudge" books, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume largely deals with the relationship of a fourth-grader, Peter, and his younger brother, Fudge. Reading aloud gives plenty of
Books Worth Reading / This book started my love for Judy Blume. I gave it to my niece on her or birthday- she graduates from high school this year- and it remains one of her favorites as well. My fav when middle school.
This article discusses the controversy in a few of Judy Blume's novels. Her books may be controversial due to the topics of sex, menstruation, masturbation and religion. Yet, many believe her novels should still be accessible for young adults at school. Adolescence, literature and censorship. (n.d.). Retrieved January 28, 2015, from http://www.neoamericanist.org/paper/adolescence-literature-and-censorship-unpacking-controversy-surrounding-judy-blume-szymanski Elyssa Zemel