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Sherr, Lynn

Overview
Works: 103 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 12,008 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Guidebooks  Miscellanea  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Gazetteers 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Reporter
Classifications: PN1997, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lynn Sherr
 
Most widely held works by Lynn Sherr
Failure is impossible : Susan B. Anthony in her own words by Lynn Sherr( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
Sally Ride : America's first woman in space by Lynn Sherr( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America?s first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride?s family and partner, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys? club to a more inclusive elite. Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space. A member of the first astronaut class to include women, she broke through a quarter-century of white male fighter jocks when NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, cracking the celestial ceiling and inspiring several generations of women. After a second flight, Ride served on the panels investigating the Challenger Sherr also writes about Ride?s scrupulously guarded personal life?she kept her sexual orientation private?with exclusive access to Ride?s partner, her former husband, her family, and countless friends and colleagues. Sherr draws from Ride?s diaries, files, and letters. This is a rich biography of a fascinating woman whose life intersected with revolutionary social and scientific changes in America. Sherr?s revealing portrait is warm and admiring but unsparing. It makes this extraordinarily talented and bold woman, an inspiration to millions, come alive
Peter Jennings : a reporter's life by Kayce Freed Jennings( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of personal reminiscences, reflections, and observations celebrates the life of journalist Peter Jennings, documenting his Canadian upbringing, devotion to family, seminal journalism career, and untimely death from cancer in 2005
Susan B. Anthony slept here : a guide to American women's landmarks by Lynn Sherr( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A state-by-state guide to historic sites, monuments, memorials, markers, homes, gravesites, etc. associated with women who have made important contributions to American history
Tall blondes : a book about giraffes by Lynn Sherr( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the cultural history of the giraffe, includes ancient and contemporary descriptions, and studies the impact of giraffes on the human imagination
America the beautiful : the stirring true story behind our nation's favorite song by Lynn Sherr( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this beautiful, patriotic gift book, colorfully illustrated throughout, ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr explores the fascinating history of our unofficial national anthem. Full color and b & w photos and illustrations throughout
Swim : why we love the water by Lynn Sherr( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renowned broadcast journalist and author explores the culture, history, challenges, and pleasures of her favorite recreational sport in this deliciously illustrated book
The American woman's gazetteer by Lynn Sherr( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating disorders : the hunger within by B. Timothy Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Correspondent Lynn Sherr visits the Montreux Counseling Center in Victoria, British Columbia, where Peggy Claude-Pierre offers hope, a voice of comfort and reason, and a highly successful alternative treatment plan for anorexia and bulimia to more than 400 patients annually."
The best of Nature : 25 years( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents excerpts from the first 25 years of the television series Nature
Tall blondes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This personal odyssey takes a surprising and revealing look at the magnificent giraffe
Sally Ride : America's first woman in space by Lynn Sherr( Recording )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space. A member of the first astronaut class to include women, NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission. After a second flight, Ride served on the panels investigating the Challenger explosion and the Columbia disintegration that killed all aboard. Lynn Sherr writes about Ride's scrupulously guarded personal life, with exclusive access to Ride's partner, her former husband, her family, and countless friends and colleagues
Susan B. Anthony slept here( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives, landmarks and famous places of 7 famous American women
Julia Child : the French chef( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the television chef Julia Child
The SPHAS : the life and times of basketball's greatest Jewish team by Douglas Stark( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the road -- A Jewish game -- A new league, a new team -- Prospect Hall and the Vissies -- Shikey -- Howard the Red -- Saturday night SPHAS' habit -- The darlings of philadelphia -- rosenberg to the rescue -- Basketball and war -- The influx of New York players -- Losing home court -- The end of the line -- Playing it straight -- Epilogue : memories live on
Taking on the Boys' Club : Women in the Workplace( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one (15 min.) examines the sexism faced by two women in high professional positions. The women are Dr. Frances Conley, a brain surgeon, and Nancy Ezola, an attorney. Part two (20 min.) focuses on sexual harassment issues in the U.S. Military and other organizations
An American revolution : women take their place( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott led a 72 year battle for women's rights and the right to vote. In June of 1997, the statue honoring these three women was raised from the Basement Crypt of the US Capitol to the Rotunda. It had been in the basement for 76 years. This is its story and the story of the three American revolutionaries who take their place in American history
Obsessive-compulsive disorder by Australian Psychological Society( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programs looks at people who suffer from various forms of OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder) and features a doctor, Dr. Jeffery Schwartz, who believes that patients can cure themselves
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship between Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony who were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. This first segment of a 2-part presentation covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship between Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony who were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. This final segment of a 2-part presentation covers the years from the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868 to the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution in 1919 which gave women the vote
 
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Failure is impossible : Susan B. Anthony in her own words
Alternative Names
Lynn Sherr American writer

Lynn Sherr écrivaine américaine

Sherr, Lynn B.

Languages
English (103)

German (4)

Covers
Peter Jennings : a reporter's lifeSusan B. Anthony slept here : a guide to American women's landmarksTall blondes : a book about giraffesAmerica the beautiful : the stirring true story behind our nation's favorite songTall blondesThe SPHAS : the life and times of basketball's greatest Jewish team