Blubber

Blubber

eBook - 1974
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Jill goes along with the rest of the fifth-grade class in tormenting a classmate and then finds out what it's like when she, too, becomes a target.
Publisher: New York : Yearling, [1974]
Copyright Date: ©1974
ISBN: 9780307817662
0307817660
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Notes: "A Yearling book."

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 05, 2018

This book focuses on the true morality of people, and what they are willing to do to fit in. Linda is an overweight child in the fifth grade who is bullied and made fun of for it. Luckily for Jill, she is not popular or bullied so she fits in perfectly. However, after she starts to get picked on herself she starts to think more about Linda and what is happening to her, and what she should do about it. This book will teach you more about yourself than you already know and how sometimes all you need to do is empathize and be there for someone else instead of just looking out for yourself. I would rate this book 4/5 stars and recommend it to young adults who are still struggling to fit in and find their voice. -@The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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anitalee6923
Mar 10, 2018

It was fine

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ZoeCar
Jun 21, 2016

This book does have some bad language, but over-all it is a very good book. :)

Julia Reagon Sep 30, 2015

LOVE Judy Blume!!!

SpringAltman Jul 17, 2014

When Jill joins in to pick on another child in her class, she never stopped to think what it would feel like to be picked on herself.
That would never happen... would it?

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sapphicatthedisco
Oct 17, 2013

Really good.

lakevilla_IDOL Dec 13, 2012

This is a great book to read on anti-bullying. In the novel, there is an overweight classmate that gets bullied. Jill is going along with the rest of the class in mistreating her. Little does Jill know what it feels like to be tormented until it actually happens to her. I reccomend this book to any student in the fifth-grade who can relate or remember this experience happening.

ceecee Jun 26, 2008

A story of grade school bullying amongst a group of girls.

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Jul 24, 2015

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ArapahoeSusanW Oct 31, 2016

Fifth grader Jill is swept up in a group of kids who bully classmate Linda until she becomes the target.

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Leeann2004
Jun 29, 2015

It's about a girl named Jill and is being a bully with the almost the whole class to Linda. They called her blubber and made her eat stuff and etc

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