WorldCat Identities

Sims, Blanche

Overview
Works: 237 works in 846 publications in 7 languages and 69,708 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Sports fiction  Picture books  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Soccer stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.G3626, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Blanche Sims
 
Most widely held works by Blanche Sims
Spectacular stone soup by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the kids in Ms. Rooney's class return to school after Christmas, one of them suspects he has found a magic ruler that makes wishes come true
B-E-S-T friends by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's September again. What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with "babies" like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't help getting into trouble. But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading and just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class. Held back for a year in second grade, Richard can't seem to help getting into trouble, until he gets really interested in reading and helps his class in a special way
The candy corn contest by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stacy wants to make a special "About-Me" box for her new class project, but she can't think of a thing to put in it
Fish face by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results
Purple climbing days by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the meanest substitute teacher in the whole school, Richard "Beast" Best learns a lesson about fear
The Valentine star by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Valentine's Day approaches and her class becomes busy making cards, Emily is worried about her fight with Sherri, who tells her, "You'll be sorry."
Sunny-side up by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kids in Ms. Rooney's class are off to tour Philadelphia. It's going to be a great trip, except that Mrs. Miller the Killer, the substitute teacher is coming along
Soccer Sam by Jean Marzollo( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam's cousin from Mexico comes for an extended visit and teaches Sam and all the second graders to play soccer
Say "cheese" by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of the school year, Emily thinks about the fun she has had with her classmates
Snaggle doodles by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Arrow has two problems, trying to work in her invention group with bossy Linda Lorca in charge and thinking of a wedding present for Ms. Vincent, the student teacher
Pickle puss by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Arrow wants to get the most fish in the library's "Fish for a Good Book" contest, but Dawn Bosco pursues the prize cat, Pickle Puss, with equal determination
You can say "No" to drugs! by Gretchen Super( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes, in simple terms, how to say "No" to drugs, how to listen to your own feelings, how to handle peer pressure, and how to become a drug-free kid." -- T.p. verso
What are drugs? by Gretchen Super( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines, in simple text and illustrations, what drugs are, what they can do to your body, and the problems of drug addiction
Lazy lions, lucky lambs by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March is the worst month for Richard Best, it's report card time and if he doesn't get good grades he might be left back again
Valentine's day : stories and poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, poems, and activities by a variety of authors, on the theme of Valentine's Day
Drugs and our world by Gretchen Super( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in simple terms, the harmful psychological and physical effects of drug usage and outlines reasons for not using drugs
Marvin and the mean words by Suzy Kline( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin overhears remarks made by his second-grade teacher and is sure she hates him
The secret at the Polk Street School by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn Bosco turns sleuth to find the individual responsible for sending her a threatening note just before she plays the lead in the class play
 
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Soccer Sam
Alternative Names
Sims, Blanche L

심스, 블랑쉬

심스, 블랜치

Languages
English (273)

Spanish (57)

French (8)

Catalan (6)

Dutch (3)

Chinese (2)

Korean (2)

Covers
B-E-S-T friendsThe beast in Ms. Rooney's roomThe candy corn contestFish faceI took my frog to the libraryPurple climbing daysThe Valentine starSunny-side up