Translating Judy Blume

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Zarife Öztürk works at a publishing house in Istanbul. A few years ago she made it her mission to translate Judy Blume's children’s books into Turkish. Öztürk fell in love with Blume’s books when she was 10 years old, and about to attend school in America for the first time. Produced by Michele Siegel.

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Comments [2]

ashaley from bergen

i think that it's a great book and i love your book called a tale fo a fourth grade nothing and my favorite thing in the boobk is when the boy thought fuge at dribble.

Nov. 03 2008 04:37 PM
bonnie jo from detroit, michigan

This was a great piece to hear! I revisited my adolescence again. I remember stealing Dear God It's Me Margret from the library cause I knew my mother wouldn't approve of the book. Good luck in your work!

Apr. 13 2008 03:44 PM

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