Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
If anyone tried to determine the most common rite of passage for preteen girls in North America, a girl's first reading of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret would rank near the top of the list. Adolescents are often so relieved to discover that someone understands their body-angst that they miss one of the book's deeper explorations: a young person's relationship with God. Margaret has a very private relationship with God, and it's only after she moves to New Jersey and hangs out with a new friend that she discovers that it might be weird to talk to God without a priest or a rabbi to mediate. Margaret just wants to fit in! Who is God, and where is He when she needs Him?
- Paperback | 149 pages
- 137.16 x 205.74 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
- 15 Aug 2010
- Random House USA Inc
- Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
- New York, United States