Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
|Rating||:||4.57 (985 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||192 Pages|
She’s just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friends—Nancy, Gretchen, and Janie. She can talk to God about everything—family, friends, even Moose Freed, her secret crush.Margaret is funny and real, and her thoughts and feelings are oh-so-relatable—you’ll feel like she’s talking right to you, sharing her secrets with a friend.. What they don’t know is Margaret has her own very special relationship with God. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret is happy to belong.But none of them can believe Margaret doesn’t have religion, and that she isn’t going to the Y or the Jewish Community Center. Margaret shares her secrets and her spirituality in this iconic Judy Blume novel, beloved by millions, that now has a fresh new look.Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of ra
Margaret just wants to fit in! Who is God, and where is He when she needs Him? She begins to look into the cups of her training bra for answers . Judy Blume and her character Margaret Simon were the first to say out loud (and in a book even) that it is normal for girls to wonder when they are ever going to fill out their training bras. Puberty is a curious and annoying time. Adolescents are often so relieved to discover that someone understands their body-angst that they miss one of the book's deeper explorations: a young person's relationship with God. Margaret has a very pri
Brown Thumb said Still a great book for teenage girls!. I remember reading Judy Blume stories when I was a teenager, but somehow, I never got to read this one. I suppose that's because this book was considered somewhat controversial back then. Preteen girl tries to figure out her views about religion? Is that controversial? She also gets her first period. Mayb. "Up to that point I was raised by all men in a pretty neglectful environment" according to stormkat. When I went to live in foster care at 10 I wanted to read this book. I purchased it with my allowance and then was told I had to take it back. Because I had crossed out the price on the book, the used bookseller wouldn't let me return the book for full price. I stood in the back of his store tears streami. Wonderful book for a girl of any age, even 50 What a wonderful book. Margaret is a great character going through life lessons as a young girl. If you are an adult who still struggles with what you went thru in your youth like moving to a new school or body image, trying to fit in, understanding the world around you this is still a great read no matte