WorldCat Identities

Thigpen, Lynne

Overview
Works: 161 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 19,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Social problem films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Singer, Recipient, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lynne Thigpen
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Recording )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,075 WorldCat member 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 by David Greene( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 1,284 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 1,278 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 Revolution Studios( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 837 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( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 789 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 Robin Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
The road to Memphis by Mildred D Taylor( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 615 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 warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and French and held by 613 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
Steal away by Jennifer Armstrong( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 570 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 525 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( )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 497 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
Listening to children : a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert Coles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 461 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
Novocaine( Visual )

5 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
Tar baby by Toni Morrison( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 436 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
Jazz by Toni Morrison( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 432 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.--
I hadn't meant to tell you this by Jacqueline Woodson( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 426 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
Paradise by Toni Morrison( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the novel begins deep in Oklahoma early one morning in 1976, nine men from Ruby assault the nearby Convent and the women in it
Stand and deliver Lean on me : drama double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 393 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
Bear in the big blue house( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear and friends learn the value of hard work
 
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Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Alternative Names
Lynne Thigpen actrice américaine

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Lynne Thigpen American actor

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Lynne Thigpen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lynne Thigpen yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Richmond, Lynne

Линн Тигпен

لین تیگپن بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (115)

French (1)

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