It's Not the End of the World by Judy BlumeIt's Not the End of the World by Judy Blume

It's Not the End of the World

byJudy Blume

Paperback | April 29, 2014

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Can Karen keep her parents from getting a divorce? This classic novel from Judy Blume has a fresh new look.

Karen couldn’t tell Mrs. Singer why she had to take her Viking diorama out of the sixth-grade showcase. She felt like yelling, “To keep my parents from getting divorced!” But she couldn’t say it, and the whole class was looking at her anyway.

Karen’s world was ending. Her father had moved out of the house weeks before; now he was going to Las Vegas to get divorced, and her mother was pleased! She had only a few days to get the two of them together in the same room. Maybe, if she could, they would just forget about the divorce. Then the Newman family could be its old self again—maybe. But Karen knew something she didn’t know last winter: that sometimes people who shouldn’t be apart are impossible together.
Judy Blume is considered one of the world's best-known writers for young adults. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1938. She earned a degree in education. Blume has written over 20 books. Titles such as "Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret", "Then Again, Maybe I Won't", and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" are widely recogniz...
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Title:It's Not the End of the WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.8 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1481411160

ISBN - 13:9781481411165

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book for young kids! so great for young kids to read! my 8yr old loved this book.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Its not the end if the world This book was amazing and opened my eyes to the fact that life can be displeasing but also necessary! Life for a teenage girl is hard especially when your parents are divorced, but you've got to push through all the unhappy events in life to get to the rainbow! Hope my review helped!
Date published: 2015-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I just couldn't let go of it PS: if your parents are going threw a divorce this is what you need saving some time to read this book(that isn't as long as most that i have read) is a splendid idea. with all the emotions and the pain that kids can suffer threw they're parents divorce is so sad. if u are going threw this then this is the book for you and i have no doughts about it ...at all
Date published: 2011-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book is not for people who easily cry This book was very good, but I felt like crying as I read it. It's about a girl named Karen whos parents can't stand to be in the same room togher. They get devorced and Karen hates it. She wont stop at nothing to get them back togher. She sends them a Happy Aniversary card in the mail, Invites them both over to show them her viking diorama. In the end her brother runs away and Karen's parents get in such a big fight that it seems that they want to kill each other! Karen then relizes that they wont get back togher and gets on with her life getting used to the fact that her parents are devorced and theres nothing she can do about it. This book was excellent and would recieve 10 stars from me although it was sad
Date published: 2009-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of My Favorites This book was one of my favorites growing up. I recommend it to anyone.
Date published: 2002-09-28