Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, making up stories inside her head. She has spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Her twenty-three books have won more than ninety awards, none more important than those coming from her young readers. Judy lives on islands up and down the East Coast with her husband, George Cooper. They have three grown children and one grandchild. You can visit her at www.judyblume.com.Blume, Judy is the author of 'Are You There God? Its Me, Margaret ', published 1972 under ISBN 9780440404194 and ISBN 0440404193.