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Forever . . . Katherine And Michael Meet At A New Year S Eve Party They Re Attracted To Each Other, They Grow To Love Each Other And Once They Ve Decided Their Love Is Forever, They Make LoveIt S The Beginning Of An Intense And Exclusive Relationship, With A Future All Planned Until Katherine S Parents Insist That She And Michael Put Their Love To The Test With A Summer Apart Forever Is Written For An Older Age Group Than Judy Blume S Other Novels For Children It Caused A Storm Of Controversy When It Was First Published Because Of Its Explicit Sexual Content

About the Author: Judy Blume

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 Adults as well as children will recognize such Blume titles as Are You There God It s Me, Margaret Blubber Just as Long as We re Together and the five book series about the irrepressible Fudge She has also written three novels for adults, Summer Sisters Smart Women and Wifey, all of them New York Times bestsellers More than 80 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into thirty one languages She receives thousands of letters a year from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her.Judy received a B.S in education from New York University in 1961, which named her a Distinguished Alumna in 1996, the same year the American Library Association honored her with the Margaret A Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement Other recognitions include the Library of Congress Living Legends Award and the 2004 National Book Foundation s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.She is the founder and trustee of The Kids Fund, a charitable and educational foundation She serves on the boards of the Author s Guild the Society of Children s Book Writers and Illustrators the Key West Literary Seminar and the National Coalition Against Censorship.Judy is a longtime advocate of intellectual freedom Finding herself at the center of an organized book banning campaign in the 1980 s she began to reach out to other writers, as well as teachers and librarians, who were under fire Since then, she has worked tirelessly with the National Coalition Against Censorship to protect the freedom to read She is the editor of Places I Never Meant To Be, Original Stories by Censored Writers.Judy has completed a series of four chapter books The Pain the Great One illustrated by New Yorker cartoonist James Stevenson She has co written and produced a film adaptation of her book Tiger Eyes, and is currently writing a new novel.Judy and her husband George Cooper live on islands up and down the east coast They have three grown children and one grandchild.

10 thoughts on “Forever . . .

  1. Nataliya Nataliya says:

    A word of warning This review will be conducted from a soapboxwhich, if you think about it, is a completely baffling expressionAs one would expect from a young feminist gynecologist, of course.Let s cut to the chase This book is about a realistically intense relationship between Kath and Michael, two teenagers in the 1970s They meet, fall in love with a speed only teens are capable of, he wants to sleep with her, sh

  2. Aleeeeeza Aleeeeeza says:

    Edit on 12 11 2011 To anyone who s got a problem with this review 1 Yes, I know that this book was a big deal when it was released That doesn t mean that when I read it in this day and age that I m going to judge it by it s historical significance I definitely appreciate it but it doesn t change the fact that I read it when I did and didn t like it and I don t want to have to constantly justify myself for that Let s i

  3. Aj the Ravenous Reader Aj the Ravenous Reader says:

    To my dear friend, Christine s credit, she didn t recommend this personally I just shamelessly meddled with her shelves and found this novel You may as well proceed with her wonderful one line review if you want to avoid the rant y one coming your way But before the rant, let me just greet my sweet friend, A HAPPY BIRTHDAY.I hope you re having the best time and even though I didn t like this novel, again, it s the thoug

  4. karen karen says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here they have sex it does not last forever at the end, she is a bitch.come to my blog they have sex it does not last forever at the end, she is a bitch.come to my blog

  5. Alex Alex says:

    The thing about Forever is that I didn t read it Boys didn t read any of this, and do you know what happened next What happened is we were terrible at sex. My sex ed was, I would trace ladies from comic books and then I would draw nipples and bushes on them I sold them to my classmates Here s the exact picture I used to trace Somebody drew this, like Here s this bad guy s costume, and everyone else in a whole ass company wa

  6. JJ JJ says:

    I read this book because I m attempting to read or reread some classic YA books Now, I m a so so fan of Judy Blume, I know she has a lot of die hards out there I recently read Everything I Need to Know About Being a Girl I learned from Judy Blume but I guess I wasof a Beverly Cleary kid.This book is about first loves and first sexual experiences The story itself was good, but I think Judy Blume left out a lot of details The b

  7. Katrina Passick Lumsden Katrina Passick Lumsden says:

    What do you do when the love of your life.isn t Forever answers that question with a simple and unflinching response you move on Kath and Michael meet at a party and quickly fall into a very physical romance After roughly a few months, Kath finally gets up the courage to have sex with Michael, believing she is in love and that she and Michael will last forever Michael too feels he and Kath are meant to be, so they flounder alon

  8. Julie Julie says:

    Wow, this retro re read project I ve taken on with my sister in snark, Vanessa, has become borderline INSUFFERABLE.We had so much enthusiasm, Vanessa and I, as we compiled an informal list of our most decadent, dirty reads, the ones we hid back in the day from the probing eyes of teachers and had covers that were worn from so many adolescent girls hands.Once, our inexperienced selves considered these books titilating as experienc

  9. Whitney Atkinson Whitney Atkinson says:

    2.5 starsThis book is to the girls of the 70s what American Girl s The Keeping and Caring of You is to girls from the 90s It s a very short, dry story of these two teens exploring sex, and it readslike a zeitgeist piece than an evergreen how to guide I was mainly interested in how teenagers talked to their partners and the social environment of sex around that time, and evaluating how different the world is today compared to this b

  10. Sheri Sheri says:

    Judy Blume has always excelled at writing about issues that are relevant to teens Her plainspoken characters dealing with everyday contemporary topics offer relatable reads that get right to the heart of the matter Here she takes the reader into that first real relationship, that first love, and that first sexual experience.While some say there is no plot or character development in this novel, I find that to be Blume s point she per

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