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Sherrow, Victoria

Overview
Works: 127 works in 313 publications in 5 languages and 39,231 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Reference works  Fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: HV6432, 977.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victoria Sherrow
Connecticut by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 971 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
Women and the military : an encyclopedia by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 879 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
Encyclopedia of hair : a cultural history by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hairstyles and fashion through history
Encyclopedia of women and sports by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women have participated in sports throughout history, but only in recent years has this participation become widespread and attained recognition equal to that of men. This clearly written, comprehensive, illustrated volume includes nearly 600 entries on all aspects of women and sports in the United States, from the different sports to people and events, from teams and organizations to laws and court cases. Readers will learn about the first woman to climb Mt. Everest, Stacy Allison; women who have run the Boston Marathon; how the Nineteenth Amendment has affected women's sports; female shotputters; and how steroids affect women's muscles
Wilma Rudolph by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 805 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 756 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
The Iroquois Indians by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 743 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 )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 726 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
Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Chipmunk gathers and stores food to prepare for winter
Jonas Salk by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 675 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 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on various endangered mammals and discusses several threats facing the animal population of North America
For appearance' sake : the historical encyclopedia of good looks, beauty, and grooming by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of non-Jews throughout Europe who tried to save Jews from persecution and extermination by the Nazis
Smoke to flame : September 1935 - December 1938 by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 556 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 )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 546 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 )

2 editions published in 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 540 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
Ancient Africa : archaeology unlocks the secrets of Africa's past by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 509 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
Freedom of worship by Victoria Sherrow( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 377 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
 
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Women and the military : an encyclopedia
Alternative Names
シャーロー, ヴィクトリア

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OhioTitanicWomen and the military : an encyclopediaEncyclopedia of hair : a cultural historyEncyclopedia of women and sportsWilma RudolphIndians of the Plateau and Great BasinThe Iroquois Indians