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Sparks, Beatrice

Overview
Works: 33 works in 147 publications in 17 languages and 10,467 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Diaries  Biography  Case studies  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Paranormal fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beatrice Sparks
Go ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 4,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized diary of a teenager whose life is dominated by her drug problems, recounting 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 1,114 WorldCat member 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A withdrawn adolescent boy's initiation into the occult draws him ever deeper into the bizarre world of witchcraft, voodoo, and satanism until, at age sixteen, he commits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 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a true story written by an anonymous fourteen-year-old teenage who reveals how she fell for a handsome college student who raped her and infected her with the HIV virus
Annie's baby : the diary of Anonymous, a pregnant teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In diary format, this is the story of 14-year-old Annie, her love for an abusive rich boyfriend, & her rape & subsequent pregnancy. When Annie discovers she's pregnant by her boyfriend, she's devastated. She has never felt so alone. With no one she can talk to, she pours her heart out to her diary, confiding her feelings of panic, self-doubt, and the desperate hope that some day she can turn her life around. She decides she wants to keep her baby and dreams of loving and caring for this little person. But after the baby is born, it's in her diary that she faces the agonizing question: Can she really raise this child on her own?
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 448 WorldCat member 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
Finding Katie : the diary of Anonymous, a teenager in foster care by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member 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?
Treacherous love : the diary of an anonymous teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member 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?"--Page 4 of cover
Kim : empty inside : the diary of an anonymous teenager( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Kim, feeling the pressure of maintaining an A average to stay on her college gymnastics team, becomes obsessive about her weight and develops anorexia
Voices by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go ask Alice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a teenage girl's downhill spiral into drug addiction and her painful struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
Kim : empty inside by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Indonesian and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Kim, feeling the pressure of maintaining an A average to stay on her college gymnastics team, becomes obsessive about her weight and develops anorexia
Pregúntale a Alicia by Beatrice Sparks( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member 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 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four interviews with teenagers who are dealing with problems such as cults, suicide, homosexuality, drugs and teenage sex
Tình yêu lừa dối = Treacherous love( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Indonesian and Vietnamese and held by 10 WorldCat member 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?
Đứa con của Annie : nhật ký nũ sinh 15 tuỗi( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Vietnamese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key to happiness by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lief dagboek by Anonymous teenager( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooperative interfaces to information systems by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information retrieval and hypertext by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie's baby : the diary of anonymous, a pregnant teenager by Beatrice Sparks( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When Annie discovers she's pregnant by her boyfriend, she's devastated. She has never felt so alone. With no one she can talk to, she pours her heart out to her diary, confiding her feelings of panic, self-doubt, and the desperate hope that some day she can turn her life around. She decides she wants to keep her baby and dreams of loving and caring for this little person. But after the baby is born, it's in her diary that she faces the agonizing question: Can she really raise this child on her own'
 
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Go ask Alice
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

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Jay's journalIt happened to NancyAnnie's baby : the diary of Anonymous, a pregnant teenagerAlmost lost : the true story of an anonymous teenager's life on the streetsFinding Katie : the diary of Anonymous, a teenager in foster careTreacherous love : the diary of an anonymous teenagerKim : empty inside : the diary of an anonymous teenagerKim : empty inside