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Whitfield, Lynn

Overview
Works: 156 works in 360 publications in 4 languages and 17,304 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Poetry  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Short films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lynn Whitfield
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Southern matriarch Medea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway and her nieces are suffering relationship trouble. Through it all, she has to organize her family reunion
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities. Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. Unable to find the understanding she is looking for Eve decides to take matters into her own hands. For the Batiste family, the ties that bind may not be strong enough to keep them together, and what they learn will change their lives forever
Head of state( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a presidential candidate is needed just a few weeks before the election, Washington picks Mays Gilliam, a powerless politician they plan to use as their puppet, certain that he will lose. Buy Mays won't go down that easy. If he is going to run, he is going to do it his way and have fun doing it that way as well
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
The Cheetah Girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Cheetah Girls, four New York teens facing the challenges of growing up as they sing and dance their way toward that elusive record deal. As the girls are gearing up to rehearse for the school talent competition, they're discovered by famous record producer Jackal Johnson. But the foursome soon learn that their big break is not what they expected since Jackal wants to remake them into something they are not. Ultimately, the path of stardom challenges their friendship and the girls must find a way to come together in order to achieve their dreams
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
The Josephine Baker story by Brian Gibson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Josephine Baker, the African-American girl who became an international star only after emigrating to France
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina by Frank Loesser( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of classic Hans Christian Andersen tales includes six beloved stories brought to life on film: The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Little Match Girl, and The Swineherd
Good night, gorilla --and more bedtime stories by Peggy Rathmann( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the zookeeper makes his nightly rounds, he has no idea that Gorilla is letting all the animals out of their cages. A thoughtful little bear decides to get the moon a birthday present, so he climbs a mountain to ask the moon what it wants. Granny and all the critters in her house pile on her bed for a nap, until a little flea has a big surprise. An old couple pines to have children, so the moon presents them with twelve tiny babies. A lonesome trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet for a duet. One by one ten instruments gather together to create beautiful music. When her new brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that makes a perfect baby
March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world-- and more stories about African American history( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry's freedom box: A fictionalized story about a young slave who mails himself to freedom
Gone fishin' by Roger Birnbaum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus and Joe eagerly anticipate another quiet, relaxing fishing trip. Only things don't go quite as they planned! Instead, they innocently create an unstoppable series of outrageous mishaps, destroying everything in their wake!
Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big as a mountain, with arms as big as oak trees, John Henry must prove he can do his job better than a machine
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member 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
The emperor's new clothes --and more Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales by Maxine Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The emperor's new clothes," two swindlers create a royal robe from magical cloth for a vain king. In "The ugly duckling," a duckling is teased because of his awkward appearance until he grows into a beautiful swan. In "The swineherd," a spoiled princess scorns the love of an honorable prince until he comes up with a clever way to steal some kisses from her
Rebound by Bart Freundlich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dumping her unfaithful husband, a single mother moves with her kids to a Manhattan apartment. The demands of her new job force her to hire a young coffee shop clerk to be her nanny. When romance blooms, they must decide if it is true love or a rebound
All things fall apart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promising football running back plans to make it to the NFL. At the pinnacle of his college football career, his dreams are shattered and he loses everything. But determination and a newly found inner strength enable him to triumph
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote of the folklore of the rural south
Mama I want to sing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amara Winter is a beautiful and divinely talented young gospel singer on the verge of pop stardom. But Amara's mother Lillian, a strong-willed TV preacher, disapproves of her daughter's less-than-pious image. As they search for common ground, mother and daughter may just discover their journeys aren't so different after all
A thin line between love & hate( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the game of love, Darnell Right is the ultimate player. His moves are flawless, his technique impeccable and his success legendary. But when he woos Brandi, a beautiful and rich femme fatale, this ladykiller meets his match!
Redemption by Vondie Curtis-Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tall tales & legends
Alternative Names
Lynn Whitfield actrice américaine

Lynn Whitfield Amerikaans actrice

Lynn Whitfield amerikansk skådespelare

Lynn Whitfield amerikansk skodespelar

Lynn Whitfield amerikansk skuespiller

Lynn Whitfield attrice statunitense

Lynn Whitfield US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Whitfield, Lynn 1953-

Whitfield, Lynne 1953-

Линн Уитфилд

لین ویتفیلد بازیگر آمریکایی

リン・ウィットフィールド

琳恩·威特菲爾德

Languages
English (124)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

Covers
Tall tales & legendsA thin line between love & hateThe Josephine Baker story