Nomination: Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume

9780802737953Krull, Kathleen. Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume. 2015. 48p. Bloomsbury, $16.99 (9780802737953). Gr 4-6.

Krull’s Women Who Broke the Rules series celebrates women who broke rules to forge their own paths while changing history, for the better! This edition documents the life of famed (and often-banned) author Judy Blume who forged her own path to become a celebrated author. Judy Blume wanted to be an author during a time when women were expected to stay at home and raise families. She defied social norms and weathered rejection in order to provide the realistic books she knew children needed and wanted.

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