Blubber

Blubber The Classic Novel About Bullying From America S No.1 Children S Author. I was at the library with my children yesterday when I noticed the Judy Blume books I loved Judy Bloom when I was younger So I thought it would be interesting to reread some of them again Blubber is the one I read last night I remember when I read it the first time that I really related to the main character, Jill It is about a 5th grade class who begins to pick on Linda who is overweight This is day in and out teasing harassing Then one day Jill gets on the wrong side of one of the main I was at the library with my children yesterday when I noticed the Judy Blume books I loved Judy Bloom when I was younger So I thought it would be interesting to reread some of them again Blubber is the one I read last night I remember when I read it the first time that I really related to the main character, Jill It is about a 5th grade class who begins to pick on Linda who is overweight This is day in
The genius of this book is not that it doesn t impart any moral, it does, but it does so subtly, without condescension There s no comeuppance for the ringleading bully, no adult interference to save the tormented Hell, the girl who is picked on isn t all that sympathetic It s a dark little book, a
Don t be a hater.How many other books have you seen shelved by different goodreads users as mean girls teen faves childrens classics middle grade and postmodernism all at the same time My signed copy of Blubber is one of my most prized possessions This is an honest and sometimes painful to read portrayal of bullying It does not wrap up neatly, as few real life bullying situations do, but it does have some important lessons After reading this book, it is comforting to find Judy Blume s personal note about why she wrote it I wrote Blubber because bullying is often kept a secret by the kids who see it happening, and even by the person who s being bullied Being bullied feels My signed copy of Blubber is one of my most prized possessions This is an honest and sometimes painful to read portrayal of bullying It does not wrap up neatly, as few real life bull
What is a 46 year old man doing reading literature directed for 12 year old girls I could say that my girlfriend made me read it, but it was only a recommendation and I went along willingly I am glad I did so In Blubber a middle school Nazi and her cadre of sheep persecute a marginally overweight girl This book was written at a time prior to all children being fat I imagine now they would pick on the slender child This book confirms all my fears about children and makes me grateful that I What is a 46 year old man doing reading literature directed for 12 year old girls I
I finished this book days ago and here I sit, still not entirely sure how to review this I didn t like the bookmuch I hated Jill I never found anything to like about her at all She went along with the crowd and even when the tables were turned, she showed no compassion at all, with the attitude of She shouldn t let other people get to her The bullying was traumatic to read about I d been bullied as a child in the 70s and this brought back a lot of bad memories Things happened here tha I finished this book days ago and here I sit, still not entirely sure how to review this I didn t like the bookmuch I hated Jill I never found anything to like about her at all She went along with the crowd and even when the tables were turned, she showed no compassion at all, with the attitude of She shouldn t let other people get to her The bullying was traumatic to read about I d been bullied as a child in the 70s and this brought back a lot of bad memories Things happened here that were appalling, and yet the adults around had no interest and tended to turn a blind eye to the entire situation.I didn t like the swearing in the book, wondering why the author felt it was necessary to include the words for no good reason at all it seemed, other than to maybe appeal to the readers to beon their level I don t know.Most of all I hated the conclusion The bullying of Jill never fully manifested There was no emotional impact, there was no CHANGE in her as a character Everyone was about equally
I LOVE Judy Blume She is my childhood for sure When I think about how my love of reading started it was the Big 3 for me Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary and Ann M Martin.I remember reading this one in school but not much about it It s basically about bullying a girl named Linda, whom everyone calls Blubber because shes overweight and she does an oral report in class about whales I didn t realize what a JERK the main character was Usually books about bullying are told through the eyes of the I LOVE Judy Blume She is my childhood for sure When I think about how my love of reading started it was the Big 3 for me Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary and Ann M Martin.I remember reading this one in school but not much about it It s basically about bullying a girl named Linda, whom everyone calls Blubber because shes overweight and she does an oral report in class about whales I didn t realize what a JERK the main character was Usually books about bullying are told through the eyes of the one being bullied this one is told by one of the Mean Girls I did like this perspective.Overall I gave this book 3 stars because the ending totally fell flat for me It just ends I wish it came about full circle and had a deep discussion between the main character and the one being bullied
I did a long in depth review of this on my site entitled Judy Blume s Blubber Ballad of a Bully as you can see by the title , I wasn t too impressed by the supposed lesson every reader out there, believes we ve been taught Jill is painted as an unremorseful heroine who blames just about everyone for her actions, most specifically Wendy While Linda a.k.a Blubber is a most pathetic victim never is she given one ounce of dignity, everything associate I did a long in
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book was so sad I almost cried 5 different times But, Blubber also gave me a new insight on bullying I used to think most bullies had a rough life and or family, etc But, Blubber let me know that not every bully has to have extremely hard times Like Jill, some people may just be influenced by a bossy friend Blubber was heartbreaking and heartwarming, but the ending Ughhh Tracy, the target of bullying from the girls at school was just left alone at the end of the book WHA This book was so sad I almost cried 5 different times But, Blubber also gave me a new insight on bullying I used to think most bullies had a rough life and or f
This book repulsed me in so many ways To have to watch read as an innocent child is torn to emotional shreds hurts my heart, even if she is a fictional character Even though Blume tries to give her main character a chance at redemption, I felt like this character was flat, evil, and horrible to anyone who seemed weaker than her I can t honestly say I loved this book however, I think it s important that kids and adults be taught about bullying This book is a good conversation starter, but t This book repulsed me in so many ways To have to watch read as an innocent child is torn to emotional shreds hurts my heart, even if she is a fictional character Even though Blume tries to give her main character a chance at redemption, I felt like this character was flat, evil, and horrible to anyone who seemed weaker than her I can t honestly say I loved this book however, I think it s important that kids and adults be taught about bullying This book is a good conver

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  • Paperback
  • 127 pages
  • Blubber
  • Judy Blume
  • English
  • 26 November 2018
  • 0330398059