WorldCat Identities

Thigpen, Lynne

Works: 160 works in 474 publications in 3 languages and 19,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Biographical films  Biography  Children's audiobooks  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 )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year?the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because she is black?to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan family's lifeblood. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride, for no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess something no one can take away
Lean on me by Michael Schiffer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey to keep trouble makers out and serious strivers in
Godspell : a musical based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew by Stephen Schwartz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member 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
Anger management by Woody Harrelson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 846 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
Bicentennial man by Chris Columbus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
To be a slave by Julius Lester( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation with commentary, 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 warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and French and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1!
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member 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 WW II 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
The road to Memphis by Mildred D Taylor( )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 582 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( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 542 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 bluest eye by Toni Morrison( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member 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( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of these African-American women
Novocaine( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 441 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
Bear in the big blue house( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear and friends learn the value of hard work
I hadn't meant to tell you this by Jacqueline Woodson( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 399 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
Listening to children : a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert E Coles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member 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
Jazz by Toni Morrison( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 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
Stand and deliver : Lean on me : drama double feature( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lean on me: A bat-and-bullhorn wielding principal in New Jersey turns a failing school around with his tough love methods
Tar baby by Toni Morrison( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 381 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
Paradise by Toni Morrison( Recording )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 364 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
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.03 for Steal away ... to 0.27 for A. Philip ...)

Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Lean on meGodspell : a musical based on the Gospel according to St. MatthewAnger managementTo be a slaveThe road to MemphisThe bluest eyeTar baby
Alternative Names
Lynne Thigpen

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Richmond, Lynne

Линн Тигпен

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English (153)

Spanish (1)

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