WorldCat Identities

Thigpen, Lynne

Works: 129 works in 350 publications in 3 languages and 19,819 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Children's films  Children's television programs  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Singer, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lynne Thigpen
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Recording )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of 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 by Stephen Schwartz( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, set in contemporary New York City
Lean on me by Michael Schiffer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey
Anger management by Gary J Oliver( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik (Sandler) is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell (Nicholson). But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life"--Container
To be a slave by Julius Lester( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member 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
Bicentennial man by , Chris Columbus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Para el año 2005, todo hogar tenía un robot doméstico, el NDR-114, diseñado para servir a los humanos. Como cualquier aparato electrodoméstico, como cualquier máquina hecha por el hombre, los NDR eran exactamente lo mismo. Todos excepto uno...Había algo distinto en Andrew...una chispa especial, una personalidad única...humana."--Envase
Bear in big blue house( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member 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 road to Memphis by Mildred D Taylor( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member 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
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member 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
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and French and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gigantic battle is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000; they outnumber the police five to one; and tonight they're after the Warriors: a gang blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death. The action takes place at night, underground, in the sub-culture of gang warfare raging from Coney Island to Manhattan to the Bronx. Members of the Warriors fight for their lives, seek to survive in the urban jungle, and learn the meaning of loyalty
The bluest eye by Toni Morrison( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove, a black girl who prays for her eyes to turn blue, so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different
The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of these African-American women
Bear in the big blue house by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear and friends learn the value of hard work
Listening to children : a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert Coles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child psychiatrist Robert Coles investigates children's moral development via case studies of eight children and their families. Later in the program, Coles leads a group discussion with parents and teachers in Raleigh, North Carolina
Jazz by Toni Morrison( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet and Joe Trace, a black couple who left Vesper County, VA in 1926 find twenty years later that they are without words or ambition. Their child was loved then murdered by Joe, defamed then maimed by Violet. As Joe and Violet search for the reality of who their daughter was, they arrive at a quiet but powerful redemption.--
Paradise by Toni Morrison( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member 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
Tar baby by Toni Morrison( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member 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
Novocaine( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member 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
I hadn't meant to tell you this by Jacqueline Woodson( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member 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
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stand and deliver: A teacher in a Los Angeles barrio inspires his students to excel at math and to pass the Calculus Advanced Placement Test
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Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Alternative Names
Lynne Thigpen actrice américaine

Lynne Thigpen American actor

Lynne Thigpen Amerikaans acteur

Lynne Thigpen Amerikaans actrice

Lynne Thigpen amerikansk skådespelare

Lynne Thigpen amerikansk skodespelar

Lynne Thigpen amerikansk skuespiller

Lynne Thigpen attrice statunitense

Lynne Thigpen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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English (112)

Spanish (1)

French (1)

Godspell a musical based on the Gospel according to St. MatthewLean on meAnger managementTo be a slaveThe road to MemphisThe bluest eyeTar baby