Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

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What is the solution to the problem in Judy Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing?

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In Judy Blume's novel entitled Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, the main character, whose name is Peter Warren Hatcher, identifies his problem as his younger brother, Fudge. The novel is written from Peter's point of view, and the problem in the story is Peter's perception. In his mind, his entire world has been turned upside down by the arrival of this invader—his younger brother. He explains his problem in the quote below:

"My biggest problem is my brother, Farley Drexel Hatcher. He's two-and-a-half years old. Everybody calls him Fudge. I feel sorry for him if he's going to grow up with a name like Fudge, but I don't say a word. It's none of my business. Fudge is always in my way. He messes up everything he sees. And when he gets mad he throws himself flat on the floor and he screams. And he kicks. And he bangs his fists. The only time I really like him is when he's sleeping."

There is a six year age gap between Peter and his younger brother, Fudge. Peter doesn't get the same amount of...

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