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Deenie by Judy Blume

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Published by Dell Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scoliosis in children,
  • Scoliosis,
  • Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

A thirteen-year-old girl seemingly destined for a modeling career finds she has a deformation of the spine called scoliosis.

Edition Notes

Statementby Judy Blume
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7 B617d, 1973b
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24949459M
ISBN 100440932599, 0689866100
ISBN 109780440932598, 9780689866104
OCLC/WorldCa8653121

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  Judy Blume, one of America’s most popular authors, is the recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of beloved books for /5(). Scoliosis twists Deenie’s plans for seventh grade in this classic Judy Blume novel with a fresh new look. Deenie’s mother wants her to be a model, with her face on magazine covers—maybe even in the movies—but Deenie wants to spend Saturdays with her friends Janet and Midge, tracking Harvey Grabowsky, the captain of the football team, around Woolworth’ Edition: Reprint. Scoliosis twists Deenie s plans for seventh grade in this classic Judy Blume s mother wants her to be a model, with her face on magazine covers maybe even in the movies but Deenie wants to spend Saturdays with her friends Janet and Midge, tracking Harvey Grabowsky, the captain of the football team, around Woolworth's.   The book Deenie is about a thirteen year old girl who was thinking about becoming a model when she learns that she, beautiful Deenie has scoliosis. Judy Blume so accuratly described the feelings and emotions of Deenie that it 5/5(5).

The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Judy Blume. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this young adult, fiction story are Deenie, Buddy Brader. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.   Deenie: Book Summary The story centers on a 13 year old girl named Wilmadeene Fenner or Deenie who is always being taking to modeling agencies by her mother Thelma who wants her to be a model and also wants Deenie’s sixteen year old sister, Helen, to be a doctor. She states that “Deenie is the beauty, Helen is the brains!”.   'Deenie' by Judy Blume Is a Book To Remember Forever, and Here's Why Believe it or not, Judy Blume's Deenie was published in — a true throwback novel. But I — and I assume most. The basic idea for the book came from that meeting. Everything else about the family is fiction. I set the book in the town where I grew up—Elizabeth, New Jersey—and sent Deenie and her friends to my junior high school. I think of the story as one about parental expectations.

Deenie is a pretty inspiring book. Deenie grew up in a world where her mother and everyone else gives her high expectations, she was expected to become a great model. However, everything changes when the doctor announces that Deenie has scoliosis, to fix her spine and prevent further dangers, she has to wear a brace/5(23). It was a book I read over and over, at home and on the bus. My copy was taped together and I knew I needed a new copy. I still love this book. I always wish we could have got a sequel and seen what happened to deenie in the future. Deenie is a beautiful young girl whose mother wants her to be a model/5(). Deenie’s mother says: Deenie’s the beauty, Helen’s the brain. What happens when a parent pigeon-holes her children that way? What happens when a parent pigeon-holes her children that way? Since I wrote the book new ways of treating scoliosis have been developed, though some patients still wear the Milwaukee Brace. Like John Neufeld (see Freddy's Book, KR, p. , J), Judy Blume seems to be growing impatient with fictional considerations and more preoccupied with her bibliotherapeutic themes — which is not to deny that this could hit a responsive nerve with her body-centered early adolescent readers. At the beginning Deenie is an ordinary seventh grader preoccupied with making the Author: Judy Blume.