Life's not meant to be lived in one place. Wow. [Intro] A Amaj7 A7 [Verse] D E A A/G D Dsus4 D Somehow I'm standing in your room without my boots A A#dim Bm C#m Dm A Amaj7 A7 With your spider in my hand and I look at you and my skin is red D E A A/G D Dsus4 D Yeah arm to arm and thigh to thigh even though there's plenty of room A A#dim Bm C#m Dm And I look just like an owl you think that's just fine A E It doesn't matter anyway [Chorus] … To this day, 20 years later, I still remember that it's Stephanie's birthday on Feb 2. Stephanie and Rachel are best friends – and when Alison comes along, that makes three! I was so worried that this might not be as wonderful as I remembered it. Stephanie hopes they can all be friends together, because she really likes Alison, and they have all sorts of things to share. More By and About This Author. 'Just as long as we' re together' is a thrilling read about three best friends called Alison, Stephanie and Rachel. This is definitely a book I’ll save to give to my future daughters, if I have any. Label: Warner Bros. Records - WBS 8713 • Format: Vinyl 7 Prince - Just As Long As We're Together (1978, Winchester Pressing, Vinyl) | Discogs Nov 23, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by carmen laura. Since the second grade they have shared all their secrets, good and bad. seventh grade and Jeremy Dragon, the cutest boy in junior high. Ground Hog day. And the complicated friendships and family relationships while on a hormonal roller coaster - it's all perfect and made me incredibly tense. I read and re-read it many times in my younger years. jeans, the school dances, the fear of nuclear war (thanks to The Day After) rosebud comforter with matching lampshades and jazzercise? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I will always remember it as the book that made me realize my dad wasn't really on a very long business trip! Now in seventh grade, Alison moves into the neighborhood. There were a lot of things that my seventh grade self would have related to. Judy Blume - how do you do it?!? The B-side of the track was the album track, "In Love".The single peaked at #91 on the R&B charts and did not enter the pop charts. This book was no exception. Judy Blume really is just so great. Just As Long As We're Together. Her oldest friend Rachel is gifted and her new friend Alison is an adopted Vietnamese girl with a tv star mom. Theres still a few things now which make me cringe like some of the descriptions around Steph's weight gain but ultimately the deep dive of complicated best friendships menas this book is still massively relatable. She is turning thirteen, her family has just moved, she is starting middle school, her parents are separating, she gains ten pounds over the holidays, she starts menstruating and becoming interested in boys, and her lifelong friendship with the overachieving Rachel Robinson (the later protagonist of Here's to You, Rachel Robinson) is threatened when new girl Alison Monceau (pronounced Mon-So, not Mon-see-u) moves to town. This was a favorite of mine as an adolescent, and it was fun to read again as an adult! your own Pins on Pinterest I have had my fair share of trios and it can definitely be tough to navigate. More than 80 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into thirty-one languages. ‎Show The SSR Podcast, Ep Episode 68: Just as Long as We're Together (with Caroline Moss) - Oct 21, 2019 ‎There’s nothing quite like a simple, solid friendship story to really bring you back to what it felt like to be a kid, and that’s exactly what you get in Judy Blume’s Just as Long as We’re Together. Read more. The coda is an instrumental track originally called "Jelly Jam" that was added to the main track, and modified over time to blend into it.. Just As Long As We're Together was better than the sequel, but it was nice to read the second book. “Sometimes I feel grown up and other times I feel like a little kid. I'm mad as hell that Goodreads doesn't have the cover of the version that I read, because I liked that cover a LOT. Listen to Just As Long As We're Together from Daddy Cool's Daddy Who? It was amazing, spectacular and heartwarming, Still a classic, after all these years. It is a companion book to Here's to You, Rachel Robinson. This was my fave book about friendship jealousy and breakups when I was younger and reading it now I still had all the same feelings.All of the book's breakups centre around best friends and families rather than any pointless boy crush related heartache. Nov 30, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by carmen laura. I could relate to all the characters, especially Stephanie... She reminded me of myself when I was that age! And the most important of all, I love how she wraps the lessons in an excellent and attracting stories. Discover (and save!) With Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson. I am sure I read this many, many years ago, when it was a lot newer. So every Friday, I would go into the little room with the bookshelf and beanbag chair during the spelling test and read, read, read. The popular author returns to the junior-high age with an episodic story about a three-way friendship during a seventh-grade year. The one real flaw is that the ending just seems to suddenly appear. Stephanie is an average girl making her way through junior high, having two best friends instead of one and the shock of her parents' trial separation. The companion to Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson. Rachel is Stephanie's best friend. So when Alison moves in, Stephanie hopes that the three of them can be best friends because Stephanie really likes Alison. When I was done, a male friend of mine in the class found out and put it on the markerboard tray during recess and drew arrows point to it and things like "DIANA READ THIS!!!!!" And to Judy Blume, a thank you for writing characters that seem as real to me now, as they did 20 years ago. by Macmillan Children's Books. I wish everyone in this book was nicer to Steph. This book shows how friendship can be hard but they will always be there for you when you need them. The companion book to Here's To You, Rachel Robinson. 'Just as long as we' re together' is a thrilling read about three best friends called Alison, Stephanie and Rachel. Just as Long as We're Together Let me start off by saying that I absolutely LOVE this book! Since second grade, they've shared secrets, good and bad. You can visit me online at www.judyblume.com. not perfect by any means (some lazy, dated stereotypes and fat phobia, but this book helped narrate my early teens and i identify so strongly with the friendships and big feelings, even now 25 years later. Refresh and try again. Judy Blume is an expert at depicting preteen suburban Jersey Girls in a way that reaches out to girls worldwide. Directed by Michael Landon. Just as Long as We're Together Judy Blume, Author Orchard Books (NY) $12.95 (296p) ISBN 978-0-531-05729-2. Read Just as Long as We're Together book reviews & author details and more at … Discover (and save!) I seem to be more than one person.”. I wanted to be just like those girls. April 9th 2001 "EWWWWWWWW!" See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. I never really minded it much though, other than that I want. I was great at spelling. your own Pins on Pinterest The emotionally difficult situations of changing friendships and the breakdown of the Hirschs' marriage struck a chord as well. Start by marking “Just as Long as We're Together” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This was my fave book about friendship jealousy and breakups when I was younger and reading it now I still had all the same feelings.All of the book's breakups centre around best friends and families rather than any pointless boy crush related heartache. Somehow the only Judy Blume book I read during my childhood/adolescence was 'Superfudge', the third in the Fudge series. Stephanie and Rachel are best friends – and when Alison comes along, that makes three! When I was done, a male friend of mine in the class found out and put it on the markerboard tray during recess and drew arrows point to it and things like "DIANA R. When I was in 5th grade, the deal was if you got 100% on the spelling test on Monday, you didn't have to take it on Friday. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. Blume then wrote a sequel, Here's to You, Rachel Robinson, from Rachel's point of view about her family problems. and they are laughing and someone's holding up one of the purple t-shirt that say "FRIENDS" in yellow letters. It doesn't seem to really tie things up at all. This book is cute. Stephanie really likes Alison and feels that Rachel is threatened when the twosome becomes a threesome. Just as Long as We're Together is a young adult novel written by Judy Blume and published in 1987. Just as long as we're together Everything's alright (everything's alright) Everything's alright (everything's alright) There is nothing that will overcome the love we share, Nothing that will break us apart Girl I gotta always have you in my ear, Gotta always have you in my heart Oh baby, your place or mine? Welcome back. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 16, 2016. So when Alison moves in, Stephanie hopes that the three of them can be best friends because Stephanie really likes Alison. It was again one of those books I discovered at the perfect age, and I fell in love. Gloria Scott of Port Arthur, TX was signed to Casablanca Records who got Barry White to produce her back in 1974. Rachel Robinson - I'm sure it's not easy being perfect, but like Stephanie said during the great fight before the Groundhog's Day Dance, it's not easy being friends with someone who always thinks they are right, even when they are not. But I thought I would give it a whirl since I just got a vintage copy. Together Lyrics: Oh, we could be on a desert / Lost without a place to go / But we are so in love / In love with each other / That we wouldn't even know / (Oh-oh, I) I don't care (I don't care It’s Me, Margaret and the upcoming adult novel In the Unlikely Event comes a tale of family, friendship, and pre-teen life like only JUDY BLUME can deliver. Stephanie’s best friend is Rachel. To see what your friends thought of this book. Just As Long As We're Together is my favorite by her. Wow. ARTICLES. Since the second grade they have shared all their secrets, good and bad. We hope that you like it and hope that it'll help you in your journeys too. Stephanie is an average girl making her way through junior high, having two best friends instead of one. She's an average, slghtly plump girl who has an endearingly optimistic approach to life. By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. 9613 Ratings. YA/teen: girl moves & makes 2 new friends, I think one is Asian. A hilarious book about growing up and some how very relatable. They meet Albert, an orphan who Charles forms an attachment to, even though Laura catches him stealing from the hotel that Charles was managing and Caroline was … Tall, super-bright Rachel and narrator Stephanie have been best friends forever. I could relate to all the characters, especially Stephanie... She reminded me of myself when I was that age! Poor financial conditions influence the Ingalls family to move to Winoka when Mary goes there to teach at the Blind School. She has his way with words and creating these characters that have so much dimension...my heart! I loved this book growing up. She receives thousands of letters a year from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Just as Long as We're Together is a young adult novel written by Judy Blume and published in 1987. But with a good pair of friends, a gi… Judy Blume is an expert at depicting preteen suburban Jersey Girls in a way that reaches out to girls worldwide. It was my first Judy Blume novel, and it captured perfectly the world of preteen girls that I was in the midst of experiencing. I was obsessed with this book. It's Me, Margaret; Blubber; Just as Long as We're Together; and the five book series about the irrepressible Fu. She has spent her adult years in many places doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Just As Long As We're Together; Here's to You, Rachel Robinson; Young Adult; Tiger Eyes; Forever; Deenie; Are You There God? Travel as much as you can, as far as you can, as long as you can. Just as Long as We're Together (novel) Book descriptions Stephanie's relationship with her best friend, Rachel, changes during her first year in junior high as she tries to conceal a family problem and meets a new girl from California. This book was no exception. They meet Albert, an orphan who Charles forms an attachment to, even though Laura catches him stealing from the hotel that Charles was managing and Caroline was … Click on Book List, then on Just as Long as We’re Together and Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson to find out how I chose the titles for these two books, how I named the characters, and more. When I was in 5th grade, the deal was if you got 100% on the spelling test on Monday, you didn't have to take it on Friday. I miss this world. I also have best friends but not only one. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1978 Winchester Pressing Vinyl release of Just As Long As We're Together on Discogs. your own Pins on Pinterest We're Nguyen & Dan, and this is the place we write evething about our journeys to many new lands. So when Alison moves in, Stephanie hopes that the three of them can be best friends because Stephanie really likes Alison. This was a childhood favorite growing up and I guess I'm getting real nostalgic this Christmas and I reread it. I had read this book back in elementary school and hadn't liked it much then. She also talked about how it is a STRUGGLE being a part of a trio of friends. Read more. Discover (and save!) About BFF*: Two novels by Judy Blume–Just As Long As We’re Together/Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson (*Best Friends Forever). ‎In this new bind-up, Judy Blume's two stories about three best friends will reach a new set of girls. I was just a little too old to read this when it was first published in 1987, but the Guess? She also talked about how it is a STRUGGLE being a part of a trio of friends. It reminds me a lot of teaching middle school - all of the painful friend/not friend, lonely, teasing/showing romantic interest, young teen issues. Adults as well as children will recognize such Blume titles as: Are You There God? The companion to Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson. Tensions within Just as Long as We’re Together come from two sources: the separation between Stephanie Hirsch’s parents and that between Stephanie and her best friend, Rachel Robinson. It's a lot to handle when you're young and Blume knows all those feelings. Never have I been taken back to the pain and torture of 7th grade until now, reading this. Now in seventh grade, Alison moves into the neighborhood. Just as Long as We're Together is about Stephanie, her best friend Rachel, and the new girl on the block, Alson, and how they tackle their first year of Junor High. Stephanie, Rachel and Alison know there will be plenty of family issues, broken hearts, and tough school assignments as they make their way through junior high. The characters to in this to me did not act like 7th graders AT ALL. I’ve always admired Judy Blume for her writing style and support of the awkward years. I was not disappointed at all, absolutely love her friendship stories. But I thought I would give it a whirl since I just got a vintage copy. 'Just as long as we' re together' is a thrilling read about three best friends called Alison, Stephanie and Rachel. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Rachel is Stephanie's best friend. So I already had a kinship with this book when I started and it just got better. I laughed the whole way through! Judy just captures these kids' minds and her characters are so relatable. Stephanie is a massive optimist who mostly sees the best in people, but when a huge argument occurs to the girls she wonders if that's the right thing to do. Click here to see the rest of this review. Stephanie is a massive optimist who mostly sees the best in people, but when a huge argument occurs to the girls she wonders if that's the right thing to do. Discover (and save!) Lyrics to 'Just As Long As We're Together (In My Life There Will Never Be Another)' by Gloria Scott. More By and About This Author. The weight stuff is hard to read, and makes my heart ache for Steph. I was great at spelling. It may be that they were just a group of immature girls, or that the author does not exactly understand how middle schoolers are. Having read that "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret" may be made into a movie, I thought it would be fun to re-read some of my favorite Judy Blume books and read ones that I have missed. 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