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Simms, Heather Alicia

Overview
Works: 20 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 4,516 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Psychological fiction  Personal narratives  Biography  Erotic stories  Manuscripts 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.5.W65, [FIC]
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Publications about Heather Alicia Simms
Publications by Heather Alicia Simms
Most widely held works by Heather Alicia Simms
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
True believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to
Make lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
In order to earn money for college, fourteen-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother
Silver sparrow a novel by Tayari Jones( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, Silver Sparrow revolves around James Witherspoon's two families-the public one and the secret one. When the daughters from each family meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows they are sisters. It is a relationship destined to explode when secrets are revealed and illusions shattered
This full house by Virginia Euwer Wolff( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
High-school-senior LaVaughn's perceptions and expectations of her life begin to change as she learns about the many unexpected connections between the people she loves best
Upstate by Kalisha Buckhanon( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
"Baby, the first thing I need to know from you is do you believe I killed my father?" So begins Upstate, a powerful story told through letters between seventeen-year-old Antonio and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Natasha, set in the 1990's in New York. Antonio and Natasha's world is turned upside down, and their young love is put to the test, when Antonio finds himself in jail, accused of a shocking crime. Antonio fights to stay alive on the inside, while on the outside, Natasha faces choices that will change her life. Over the course of a decade, they share a desperate correspondence. Often, they have only each other to turn to as life takes them down separate paths and leaves them wondering if they will ever find their way back together
On the 7th day by T. D Jakes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
David, a respected college professor and his wife, Kari, appear to be the perfect church-going prosperous couple when their young daughter is abducted. The police immediately, launch an investigation and set out to find the child of this high-profile couple. Reports surface of a serial child-kidnapper on the loose with a pattern of killing his victim on the seventh day, so there's no time to waste
Leslie by Omar Tyree( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Leslie Beaudet, a popular but reserved young Haitian-American student at a New Orleans college, is struggling with a dark power in a world that is pulling her in many different directions. When a series of murders point to Leslie, her friends and relatives realize they've never really known her
Too much of a good thing by Kimberla Lawson Roby( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Divorced and remarried, Rev. Curtis Black is now head of a newly-formed church. Trouble is, Curtis can't stay on the straight and narrow, as his second marriage sours and he takes up with former lover Adrienne and then Carmen, the mother of his teenage daughter, Alicia. Alicia herself, resentful of Curtis's lack of attention, meets someone over the Internet, and soon finds herself in trouble. And as his professional and personal relationships crumble, Curtis wonders how he can redeem himself
When Kambia Elaine flew in from Neptune by Lori Aurelia Williams( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Shayla, an aspiring writer growing up in a poor section of Houston, can't figure out the new girl next door, Kambia Elaine, who tells fantastic stories. She slowly realizes that Kambia Elaine needs help, but Shayla doesn't know where to find it
Angel in the rubble the miraculous rescue of 9/11's last survivor by Genelle Guzman-McMillan( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The story of the last survivor pulled from the 9/11 Ground Zero debris after 27 hours and her journey from desperation to a miraculous salvation
Shayla's double brown baby blues by Lori Aurelia Williams( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Shayla is upset when her estranged father's new baby is born on her birthday, but she learns that her problems are nothing compared to those faced by her friends Kambia and Lemm
I'll be home for Christmas by Zane( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Noelle Mitchell never explained why she abruptly ran away from home at the age of fifteen. All anyone knew was that her boyfriend Reno convinced her to abandon her family. But when she shows up at the family house on Christmas thirteen years later what's revealed about her absence will either tear her family further apart or bring them closer together
Stella by starlight by Sharon M Draper( file )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
When the Ku Klux Klan makes an unwelcome reappearance in Stellá??s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this Depression-era tour de force from Sharon Draper, the New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind.Stella lives in the segregated South́??in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it. Some stores she can go into. Some stores she cań??t. Some folks are right pleasant. Others are a lot less so. To Stella, it sort of evens out, and heck, the Klan hasń??t bothered them for years. But one late night, later than she should ever be up, much less wandering around outside, Stella and her little brother see something theý??re never supposed to see, something that is the first flicker of change to come, unwelcome change by any stretch of the imagination. As Stellá??s communitý??her world́??is upended, she decides to fight fire with fire. And she learns that ashes doń??t necessarily signify an end
NY's dirty laundry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"In the weeks after 9/11, racial paradigms are shifted and hidden prejudices are revealed in this heated ... exchange between the members of two immigrant families (one Afro-Caribbean and the other Arab-Muslim) who clash in a crowded Brooklyn laundromat and in an airless NYC taxicab. With mistrust already heightened, quarters are exchanged for political conversation as these 'new' New Yorkers debate what it now means to be an American."
True believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to
Make lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
In order to earn money for college, fourteen-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother
The brother / sister plays Part II: The Brothers Size & Marcus ; or the secret of sweet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Broken Flowers (2005) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
The brother / sister plays Part I: In the red and brown water ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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