Get a guy’s perspective on adolescent hang-ups in this classic Judy Blume novel, now with a fresh new look.
“That’s an interesting way to solve the problem, Tony.”
Miss Tobin is talking about a math problem on the blackboard, but Tony is thinking about real problems.
If his parents or his friend Joel or Joel’s sixteen-year-old sister Lisa knew what Tony was thinking about a lot of the time, they’d probably freak out. About snitching on Joel, who Tony knows is a shoplifter. About watching Lisa undress each night and liking what he sees. About money and the changes money makes in people (especially his mother).
Hung up at thirteen. That’s Tony Miglione—especially this morning in math class in front of Miss Tobin, for everyone to see...
Judy Blume, one of America’s most popular authors, is the recipient of the 2004 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of beloved books for young people, including Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (which celebrated fifty years in 2020), and novels for adult readers, including Wifey,Summer Sisters, and In the Unlikely Event. Her work has been translated into thirty-two languages.Visit Judy at JudyBlume.com or follow her on Twitter at @JudyBlume.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 29, 2014)
Length: 160 pages
Grades: 7 and up
Ages: 12 - 99
Lexile ® 560L
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