Stephanie Lessing, Contributor
“I wonder if Judy Blume really knows how many girls’ lives she affected. I wonder if she knows that at least one of her books made a grown woman finally feel like she’d been a normal girl all along. . . .”
. . .Girls all over the world have been touched by Judy Blume’s poignant coming-of-age stories. Now, in this anthology of essays, twenty-four notable female authors write straight from the heart about the unforgettable novels that left an indelible mark on their childhoods and still influence them today. . .These writers pay tribute, through their reflections and most cherished memories, to one of the most beloved authors of all time. Stephanie Lessing is the author of the essay, The One that Got Away.