Adolescent psychotherapy -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include manuscripts and proofs of Beatrice Sparks' books, both from her for her publishers, and from the printer's. The materials relate to the following books: "Almost Lost," 1996, with alternate title variation "It's My Candle, I Can Blow It Out If I Want To"; "Annie's Baby"; "It Happened to Nancy"; "Hey! What's Eating Kim?"; "Jay's Journal"; "Treacherous Loving"; "Sammy Sully's Sister Sally's Silly Slippery Sayings"; and others. Dates range approximately 1970-2000.
Materials include letters Beatrice Sparks has recieved in response to her books. Many include personal content and stories related to the themes in Spark's books. The other letters are mostly from students responding to an author for a school asignemnt. Dates range 1972-2005.
The majority of the collection is related to Spark's work as an author. This includes biographical material, correspondence from readers and publishers, manuscripts and printer proofs, and other material Sparks collected relating to her books. There is also correspondence and information documenting the mission she and her husband served for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dates range from 1949 to 2005.