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Sparks, Beatrice

Overview
Works: 32 works in 140 publications in 16 languages and 10,613 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Biography  Diaries  Case studies  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Drama  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Beatrice Sparks
Publications by Beatrice Sparks
Publications by Beatrice Sparks, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Beatrice Sparks
Go ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
28 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 4,623 libraries worldwide
A teenager whose life is dominated by her drug problems recounts in her diary her experiences from her indoctrination into the world of drugs to three weeks before her death
Jay's journal by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A withdrawn adolescent boy's initiation into the occult draws him ever deeper into the bizarre world of witchcraft, voodoo, and satanism until, at age sixteen, he commits suicide
It happened to Nancy by Anonymous teenager( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
In diary format, this is the story of 14-year-old Nancy who was raped by her boyfriend & infected with the HIV virus. The editor of the classic GO ASK ALICE has compiled the poignant journals of a 14-year-old date-rape victim who contracted AIDS and died
Annie's baby : the diary of Anonymous, a pregnant teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Annie's diary reveals her deepest feelings from the time she learns she is pregnant until the time she must decide whether to keep her baby or give the newborn up for adoption
Kim : empty inside : the diary of an anonymous teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Indonesian and held by 515 libraries worldwide
I am so scared.I feel like I'm silently screaming for help and no one pays any attention of tries to hear me.I can't control anything anymore. It's all out to get me! When Kim can't handle things, she eats. Then she purges. Sometimes she fasts. She knows she isn't as thin as the other girls on her gymnastics team, and she's worried that now, away from home for the first time as a college freshman, she won't be able to live up to expectations -- especially her own. Eating is the one thing she can control -- or can she'
Almost lost : the true story of an anonymous teenager's life on the streets ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
"Sammy ran away from home in depression and despair, and this is the story of his return to his family and his road to recovery. The book was written from tapes of his therapy sessions. In eight months, he transformed from being a gang member surviving in the streets to the glue that brought his parents together again"--Editor's review
Treacherous love : the diary of an anonymous teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Indonesian and held by 424 libraries worldwide
"Fourteen-year-old Jennie's life is turning upside down. Her father has walked out, and her anguished mother seeks solace in pills. Her best friend practically abandons her to be with a boyfriend. Suddenly, Jennie's real best friend is her diary, until she meets Mr. Johnstone--JJ--the substitute math teacher. Soon their friendship moves far beyond the classroom, and Jennie's diary becomes a record of her loneliness, insecurity, and confusion about her feelings for JJ. Will it also offer her a way to escape from his treacherous love?"--Cover, p. [4]
Finding Katie : the diary of Anonymous, a teenager in foster care by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Katie is always surrounded by wealth, but feels terribly alone because of the secret horror of her angry, abusive father. When she's thrown out of her house and put into foster care, it seems like the end of the world. But as she moves through the foster care system, she begins to realize that she can help others. Can she, at last, find courage and strength of her own?
Voices by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
11 editions published between 1942 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Go ask Alice ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a teenage girl's downhill spiral into drug addiction and her painful struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
Pregúntale a Alicia by Beatrice Sparks( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Un testimonio sobre el mundo de las drogas entre los adolescentes. Para los que leen este libro resultan perturbadoras la facilidad con la que se puede entrar en él y la soledad que se encuentra aquel joven que, en su desesperada búsqueda de aceptación, cae una y otra vez en ese seductor abismo. Publicado por primera vez en 1971, este diario relata parte de la vida de Alicia, una joven como cualquiera que, a sus 15 años, se ha iniciado en el consumo de drogas en una fiesta. Este diario será para ella un refugio cuando todo parezca perdido, pues en no más de dos años vemos cómo se levanta y vuelve a caer en la drogadicción, presa de las presiones de otros chicos drogadictos y de la incapacidad de comunicarse con su familia. Un libro que no sólo es recomendable para los adolescentes, sino también para los padres, y cuya lectura, más que ofrecer una respuesta, dejará en nuestro interior muchas preguntas que resolver"--Container
Voices : the stories of four troubled teenagers as told in personal interviews to by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Four interviews with teenagers who are dealing with problems such as cults, suicide, homosexuality, drugs and teenage sex
Đứa con của Annie : nhật ký nũ sinh 15 tuỗi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Vietnamese and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Tình yêu lừa dối = Treacherous love ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Vietnamese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Jennie is lonely. The loneliness pushes her to be friend with Mr. Johnstone (JJ), a substitute math teacher. Her diary becomes a record of her loneliness, insecurity and confusion about her feelings for JJ. Will it also offer her a way to escape from his treacherous love?
Key to happiness by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Pregúntale a Alicia : diario íntimo de una joven drogadicta ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Lief dagboek by Anonymous teenager( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Dutch and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jūgo-sai no isho : Arisu no ai to shi no nikki by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Information retrieval and hypertext by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cooperative interfaces to information systems by Beatrice Sparks( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beatrice Sparks American writer
Mathews, Beatrice Ruby Sparks.
Mathews Sparks, Beatrice
Sparks, Beatrice
Sparks, Beatrice M.
Sparks, Beatrice Mathews
Sparks Mathews, Beatrice Ruby.
スパークス, ビートライス
スパークス, ベアトリス
Languages
English (85)
Spanish (18)
Japanese (5)
Vietnamese (5)
Portuguese (3)
Dutch (2)
Indonesian (2)
Catalan (2)
French (1)
Swedish (1)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Finnish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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