WorldCat Identities

Sims, Blanche

Overview
Works: 349 works in 977 publications in 7 languages and 65,617 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Literature  Hanukkah stories  Sports fiction  Christmas stories  Picture books  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Christmas fiction 
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
The case of the cool-itch kid by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays featuring the students in Ms. Rooney's class: "The Candy Corn Contest," "The Secret at Polk Street School," and "Fancy Feet."
The beast in Ms. Rooney's room by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,342 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
B-E-S-T friends by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate
I took my frog to the library by Eric A Kimmel( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making friends with the new girl in her class is hard for Emily after she replaces Emily as the fastest runner and steals her lucky unicorn
Purple climbing days by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 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 candy corn contest by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,507 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
The Valentine star by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,390 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."
Soccer Sam by Jean Marzollo( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,315 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
Sunny-side up by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 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
Say "cheese" by Patricia Reilly Giff( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 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 )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 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
What are drugs? by Gretchen Super( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 935 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 )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and French and held by 924 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
You can say "No" to drugs! by Gretchen Super( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 883 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
Valentine's day : stories and poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, poems, and activities by a variety of authors, on the theme of Valentine's Day
Marvin and the mean words by Suzy Kline( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin overhears remarks made by his second-grade teacher and is sure she hates him
Stage fright by Ann M Martin( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy Sara panics when her fourth-grade teacher announces that her class is to perform a play before the entire school, but eventually learns that stage fright can sometimes be healthy
Marvin and the meanest girl by Suzy Kline( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin thinks that the new girl in class, Lucy Tinker, is a liar and a thief, but then he finds that he may have misjudged her
 
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The beast in Ms. Rooney's roomB-E-S-T friendsI took my frog to the libraryFish facePurple climbing daysThe candy corn contestThe Valentine starSoccer Sam
Alternative Names
Sims, Blanche L

심스, 블랑쉬

심스, 블랜치

Languages
English (247)

Spanish (24)

French (7)

Catalan (3)

Chinese (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (1)