Alicia Keys

Author: Geoffrey M. Horn

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9780836842333

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4986

Highlights the life and career of Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys.

Darling Alicia

Author: Alicia Kaner,Stephen Merrett

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781848761643

Category: Argentina

Page: 296

View: 8590

This is an edited collection of love letters written in 1966-67 between Stephen Merrett, a young British academic based in Delhi and Alicia Kaner, an Argentinian student. The couple begin corresponding as friends and the reader is swept along as they flirt, fight and fall in love on the page. The tension of whether their romance will succeed is maintained until the final pages and their letters are a delight to read; witty and perceptive about politics, culture and family life in India, Argentina and Britain.


Author: Lisi Harrison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031603259X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 8162

Alicia takes on Mission Spalfa: Spanish Alpha! Back in Spain to visit her relatives, Alicia discovers that Spain's newest pop sensation ¡Ignacio! is searching for a true Spanish beauty to star in his new hit-single video. She can't believe her luck! If Alicia is cast as a true Spanish beauty, Massie will never call her fake-Spanish again. The only trick: She'll have to beat her super-bonita cousins to win the coveted spot. Adios, bimbos!

Alicia Keys

Author: Russell Roberts

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1422290999

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 1331

Alicia Keys has dominated hip-hop and R&B music since first bursting onto the scene in 2001. She has released four hit albums, several number one singles, and thrilled fans throughout the world with her live performances. This one-woman dynamo is also a best-selling author, an actress, and a tireless advocate for charitable causes. Success did not just come overnight to Alicia. The biracial daughter of an Italian-American mother and an African-American father from Jamaica, Alicia grew up in the treacherous Hell's Kitchen section of New York City. She had to learn how to avoid danger while staying focused on her dream. It was a dream that required practice, patience, and persistence in the face of several false starts. However, Alicia never gave up and never gave in, and today she has achieved superstardom.

Alicia Maldonado

Author: Ardain Isma

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595303218

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8822

Alicia Maldonado is the tumultuous and tormented story of a beautiful, aristrocratic and universally enchanting white woman born in Cuba in 1943 to a well-to-do landowning family. She arrives in Haiti with her parents after they flee Cuba following the Batista regime's political turmoil. The family settles in Les Cayes, on the exotic Caribbean coast, where the young lady blossoms within a tropical paradise. She grows up to marry Richard Laveaux, the son of a wealthy mulatto family, despite her mother's protests. Following the sudden death of her alcoholic husband, the young woman, her mother, and her two children move to Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, where she meets and marries Georges Duplan, a young officer of the Haitian army. But after discovering her husband cheating on her with the vibrant and exciting Rosita, she becomes severely depressed. What is her life about, why do such things always spoil her happiness? Unable to cope with her problems, Alicia leaves Haiti and vanishes without a trace. For twelve long years no one knows her exact whereabouts, until one day in 1984, on a rainy Tuesday morning, in a crowded Miami Laundromat.

Alicia Keys

Author: Leanne K. Currie-McGhee

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1420509659

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 5163

Singer and songwriter Alicia Keys has won fifteen Grammys and seventeen NAACP Image Awards. In 2006 and again in 2017, Time Magazine named her as one of the most influential people in the world on their TIME 100 list. This compelling edition provides a balanced biographical overview of Alicia Keys. Chapters discuss her childhood and early career, her extremely successful debut album, her subsequent follow-up albums, and the singer's acting career and charity work.

Alicia's Gift

Author: Jessica Duchen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444765280

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2810

Forbidden by her parents to become a musician, Kate Bradley is stunned when her small daughter reveals an exceptional talent for the piano. Kate is determined to give Alicia the chance to succeed and it's not long before the fame of the Peak District prodigy begins to spread. Alicia, though, craves her father's approval: Guy, with a demanding job, is rarely at home, alienated by Kate's obsession with her daughter's burgeoning career. Meanwhile Alicia's tearaway brother is sidelined, and warns his sister that Kate doesn't mother her but smother her. As the heap of white lies designed to keep Alicia concentrating on her piano in peace escalates into a mountain of deceit, conflict threatens to overwhelm the entire family - with potentially devastating consequences.

Alicia's Updates

Author: Rene A. Fesler

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781462800056

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 176

View: 3384

When six year old Alicia complained of a backache in December 2001, little did anyone realize that their lives were about to change. By January 2002 after numerous tests, doctors finally identified her pain as a spinal chord tumor that needed to be surgically removed. Everyones worst fear was recognized when the tumor turned out to be cancerous. Alicias Updates follows Alicia and her family on a journey filled with hospital admissions, chemotherapy and life, as the family learns copes and conquers one of lifes toughest battles: pediatric cancer. Alicias Updates is a book about adversity and the hope it can inspire. It will make you laugh and cry and recognizes that some heroes come in little packages.