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Author Judy Blume: The Power of Communicating Through Literature, Especially for Kids

As a mother, author, and friend of teachers, Judy Blume knows that communicating through books with kids—and adults—can serve as an effective and loving way to breach difficult topics. Her books like Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret and Blubber have helped generations of children, parents, and teachers talk openly about what can be tricky topics at certain ages like puberty, bullying, and the isolation emotions of feeling different.

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