WorldCat Identities

Sims, Blanche

Overview
Works: 240 works in 823 publications in 7 languages and 71,176 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Hanukkah stories  Detective and mystery fiction  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
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl brings her pets to the library--with predictably disastrous results
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,787 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 )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard looks forward to the Candy Corn contest in Ms. Rooney's class, but he can't resist sneaking just a few pieces
Fish face by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning reader
In the dinosaur's paw by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,646 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
December secrets by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate
Soccer Sam by Jean Marzollo( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,402 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
The Valentine star by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,321 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."
Snaggle doodles by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 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 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Arrow determines to get the most fish in the library's Fish for a Good Book contest, but she doesn't take into account the equal determination of Dawn Bosco
Say "cheese" by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the meanest substitute teacher in the whole school, Richard "Beast" Best learns a lesson about fear
Sunny-side up by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer for Richard Best, nicknamed Beast, means facing the two ordeals of summer school and losing his best friend, who is moving to a distant state
What are drugs? by Gretchen Super( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,047 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 )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard "Beast" Best has to write about a real person and everyone else has picked the best people to write about. Who can Richard write about?
You can say "No" to drugs! by Gretchen Super( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 985 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
Valentine's day : stories and poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 905 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 874 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 855 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 )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 688 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 (213)

Spanish (67)

French (8)

Catalan (3)

Chinese (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)

Covers
The beast in Ms. Rooney's roomThe candy corn contestFish faceIn the dinosaur's pawDecember secretsSoccer SamThe Valentine starSnaggle doodles