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Sherrow, Victoria

Overview
Works: 140 works in 392 publications in 5 languages and 35,984 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Biographies  Reference works  Fiction  Picture books  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Victoria Sherrow
Encyclopedia of women and sports by Victoria Sherrow( )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,794 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( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,089 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 )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the passengers and crew, the sinking of the Titanic, and the discovery of its remains more than seventy-five years later
Connecticut by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography, history, people, and customs of Connecticut
Encyclopedia of hair : a cultural history by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 855 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 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and the Military looks at the significant contributions women have made to the services throughout our nation's history. By including information on all aspects of the combatant, noncombatant, and support roles of women in the military, this illustrated encyclopedia chronicles both the accomplishments and the ongoing struggles experienced by women serving or fighting for the right to serve. In total, nearly 400 alphabetical entries cover notable individuals
Wilma Rudolph by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics
Indians of the Plateau and Great Basin by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 690 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
Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Chipmunk gathers and stores food to prepare for winter
The Iroquois Indians by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 670 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 666 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
For appearance' sake : the historical encyclopedia of good looks, beauty, and grooming by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 598 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
The righteous gentiles by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of non-Jews throughout Europe who tried to save Jews from persecution and extermination by the Nazis
Endangered mammals of North America by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on various endangered mammals and discusses several threats facing the animal population of North America
Ancient Africa : archaeology unlocks the secrets of Africa's past by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 530 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 496 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 491 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. Includes information about the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks
The blaze engulfs : January 1939 - December 1941 by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using primary source material along with historical narrative, explores the unique aspects and events in the period of the Holocaust between January 1939 and December 1941
 
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Encyclopedia of women and sports
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Freedom of worshipTitanicConnecticutEncyclopedia of hair : a cultural historyOhioWomen and the military : an encyclopediaWilma RudolphIndians of the Plateau and Great Basin
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