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Sherrow, Victoria

Overview
Works: 151 works in 442 publications in 6 languages and 34,784 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Encyclopedias  Biographies  History  Reference works  Fiction  Picture books  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victoria Sherrow
Encyclopedia of women and sports by Victoria Sherrow( )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An A-to-Z guide providing over 600 entries related to women and sports, with articles on key individuals, various sports, and topics that include awards, health issues, sexism, dress codes, and the media
Freedom of worship by Victoria Sherrow( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores freedom of worship, as guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, along with its history and importance to the formation of the United States of America
Titanic by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and building of the Titanic, its departure and passengers, its fatal collision with an iceberg and sinking, and the fascination with this disaster held by so many people
Encyclopedia of hair : a cultural history by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2021 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hairstyles and fashion through history
Connecticut by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography, history, people, and customs of Connecticut
Ohio by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geographic features, history, government, people, and attractions of the state once called the "Gateway to the West."
Women and the military : an encyclopedia by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events, laws, court cases, concepts, organizations, wars, and military branches. A highly readable introduction provides an informative and useful context for the entries, while generous cross-referencing, an index, and a bibliography ensure readers can easily locate related topics of interest
Wilma Rudolph by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who overcame polio to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics
Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Chipmunk gathers and stores food to prepare for winter
Indians of the Plateau and Great Basin by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the tribal roots, ways of life, rituals, and history of several Indian tribes of the Plateau and Great Basin, including the Paiute, Shoshoni, Ute, and Flathead
For appearance' sake : the historical encyclopedia of good looks, beauty, and grooming by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference book containing an alphabetical list of definitions and descriptions of beauty, body ornamentation, and grooming
The Iroquois Indians by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, and future prospects of the Iroquois people
The Oklahoma City bombing : terror in the heartland by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the events surrounding the 1995 terrorist bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City, as well as the investigation and trial of those responsible for the blast
Jonas Salk by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in English and Chinese and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and work of the scientist who, in 1954, discovered an effective vaccine against what was than a dreaded disease, polio
Endangered mammals of North America by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on various endangered mammals and discusses several threats facing the animal population of North America
The righteous gentiles by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of non-Jews throughout Europe who tried to save Jews from persecution and extermination by the Nazis
Ancient Africa : archaeology unlocks the secrets of Africa's past by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history and culture of ancient Africa; and examines major archaeological sites, including Blombos Cave, Piankhy's tomb, Great Zimbabwe, Tassili-n-Ajer, and Jenne-jeno, and artifacts
Smoke to flame : September 1935 - December 1938 by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses primary source material along with historical narrative to explore the unique aspects and events in the period of the Holocaust between September 1935 and December 1938
The World Trade Center bombing : terror in the towers by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the events surrounding the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center as well as the investigation and trial of those responsible for the terrorist attack
The Aztec Indians by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, and daily life of the Aztec Indians of Mexico
 
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Encyclopedia of hair : a cultural history
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Freedom of worshipTitanicEncyclopedia of hair : a cultural historyConnecticutOhioWomen and the military : an encyclopediaWilma RudolphChipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane
Alternative Names
شيرو، فيكتوريا

쉐로우, 빅토리아 1953-

シャーロー, ヴィクトリア

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