Blubber

Blubber

Book - 1974
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What happens when teasing goes too far? This classic middle grade novel from Judy Blume addresses the timeless topic of bullying and has a fresh new look. Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Caroline said about Linda. Jill crumpled it up and left it on the corner of her school desk. She didn’t want to think about Linda or her dumb report on whales just then. Jill wanted to think about Halloween. But Robby grabbed the note and before Linda stopped talking it had gone halfway around the room. There was something about Linda that made a lot of kids in her fifth-grade class want to see how far they could go but nobody, Jill least of all, expected the fun to end where it did.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1974.
ISBN: 9780878880720
0878880720
9780027110104
0027110109
9780440407072
0440407079
9781481410137
Call Number: BLUME
Characteristics: 181 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects: Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Bullying -- Juvenile fiction.
Overweight children -- Juvenile fiction.
Teasing -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.

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ZoeCar
Jun 21, 2016

This book does have some bad language, but over-all it is a very good book. :)

Julia Reagon Sep 30, 2015

LOVE Judy Blume!!!

SpringAltman Jul 17, 2014

When Jill joins in to pick on another child in her class, she never stopped to think what it would feel like to be picked on herself.
That would never happen... would it?

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sapphicatthedisco
Oct 17, 2013

Really good.

lakevilla_IDOL Dec 13, 2012

This is a great book to read on anti-bullying. In the novel, there is an overweight classmate that gets bullied. Jill is going along with the rest of the class in mistreating her. Little does Jill know what it feels like to be tormented until it actually happens to her. I reccomend this book to any student in the fifth-grade who can relate or remember this experience happening.

ceecee Jun 26, 2008

A story of grade school bullying amongst a group of girls.

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ZoeCar
Jun 21, 2016

ZoeCar thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Julia Reagon Sep 30, 2015

Julia Reagon thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Jul 24, 2015

goosebumps_0 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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AL_SUSANW Oct 31, 2016

Fifth grader Jill is swept up in a group of kids who bully classmate Linda until she becomes the target.

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Leeann2004
Jun 29, 2015

It's about a girl named Jill and is being a bully with the almost the whole class to Linda. They called her blubber and made her eat stuff and etc

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