Most widely held works about Lynne Thigpen
Most widely held works by Lynne Thigpen
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
A black family living in the South during the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.
Godspell A musical based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. "Set in contemporary New York City, John the Baptist gathers a diverse band of youthful disciples to follow and learn from the teachings of Jesus. They form a roving acting troupe that enacts the Parables through the streets and landmarks of...New York City." -- Container.
The road to Memphis by Mildred D Taylor ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Sadistically teased by two white boys in 1940's rural Mississippi, a black youth severely injures one of the boys with a tire iron and enlists Cassie's help in trying to flee the state.
To be a slave ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.
The bluest eye by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
The bluest eye tells of a young black child who prays for her eyes to turn blue so that her life will be better.
The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
In 1855 two thirteen-year-old girls, one white and one black, run away from a southern farm and make the difficult journey north to freedom, living to recount their story forty-one years later to two similar young girls.
Listening to children a moral journey with Robert Coles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Child psychiatrist Robert Coles investigates children's moral development via case studies of eight children and their families. In Part II, Coles leads a group discussion with parents and teachers in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Paradise by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
During the mid-1970s, the all-black community of Ruby, Oklahoma, is proud of its heritage and wary of the five women who inhabit the "Convent" at the edge of town. Motives and secrets are revealed as nine of the town's upstanding citizens plan the brutal murder of the Convent's unusual residents.
Jazz by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Portrait of black urban life during the Jazz Age.
Tar baby by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
On a tropical island paradise, six people interact with each other in all the tender or hateful ways that human beings are capable of. Rich and poor, black and white, young and old, male and female, each has something to teach the others -- and each has something to learn.
I hadn't meant to tell you this by Jacqueline Woodson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Marie, the only black girl in the eighth grade willing to befriend her white classmate Lena, discovers that Lena's father is doing horrible things to her in private.
Bear in the Big Blue House. Tidy time with Bear ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends. Every day Bear uses his reassuringly shaggy presence to help solve problems and explore a different topic of the day. Bear teaches his friends about all the definitions of "work" through pretend and cleaning the house (1st work). Everyone has to wash up and pitch in to make the house beautiful (2nd work). And Bear and his friends find out that sometimes it takes more than one to do a job the right way (3rd work).
Bear in big blue house. Bear for all seasons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Summer cooler: Bear and his friends Tutter, Pip & Pop, Ojo, and Treelo spend a lazy day doing their favorite summer activities. Falling for fall: Bear and his friends show us their favorite things from the autumn season, including pumpkin pie and falling leaves. All-weather bear: A storm has moved through the valley, leaving the otter pond a mess; everyone pitches in to clean it up, but the rain returns. Bear shows them that there's always fun at his house.
The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
A black family of five moves into an enormous house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger.
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Miss Jane looks back on the 100 years of her life, from slavery to the dawn of the civil rights movement.
Novocaine ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
A prosperous dentist has his well-ordered existence thrown into turmoil when an alluring new patient draws him into the seedy underworld of sex, drugs and murder.
Sula by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Gather together in my name by Maya Angelou ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The life of the author and poet as a teenage mother in post-war California.
A. Philip Randolph for jobs & freedom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements.
African Americans African American women African American women authors Angelou, Maya Audiobooks Audiobooks Autumn Bear (Fictitious character : Henson) Bible. Biography Children's audiobooks Christian films Depressions Disciples Documentary television programs Drama Economic assistance, Domestic Economic history Entertainers Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Girls Godspell (Schwartz, Stephen) History Jesus Christ John,--the Baptist, Saint Juvenile works Leisure Logan family (Fictitious characters : Taylor) Mississippi Music Musical films Musical settings Nonfiction television programs Ohio Oklahoma Poverty Prejudices Race relations Religious films Slaves Slaves--Social conditions Social history Talking books United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired