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Thigpen, Lynne

Overview
Works: 141 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 19,602 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Music  History  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Recipient, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Lynne Thigpen, published posthumously.
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 2,186 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 )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 948 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
To be a slave by Julius Lester ( )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences of leaving Africa through the Civil War and into the early 20th century
Lean on me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 799 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
Bear in big blue house ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 692 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 ( )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 648 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
The bluest eye by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 639 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
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong ( )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 599 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 women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor ( )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the stories of these African-American women
Listening to children a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert Coles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 536 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
Paradise by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 535 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
Bicentennial man by Isaac Asimov ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
The warriors by Walter Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 528 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!
Jazz by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 517 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
Bear in the Big Blue House ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member 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. Working like a bear: Bear teaches his friends about all the definitions of "work" through pretend and cleaning the house. Woodland house wonderful: Everyone has to wash up and pitch in to make the house beautiful. We did it our way: And Bear and his friends find out that sometimes it takes more than one to do a job the right way
Tar baby by Toni Morrison ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 509 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 445 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 420 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
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Jane looks back on the 100 years of her life, from slavery to the dawn of the civil rights movement
A. Philip Randolph for jobs & freedom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 359 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 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
 
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Alternative Names
Richmond, Lynne
Languages
English (108)
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