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Washington, Sharon

Works: 49 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 6,909 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Juvenile works  Drama  Musicals 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.6
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Publications about Sharon Washington
Publications by Sharon Washington
Most widely held works by Sharon Washington
Vaccines : calling the shots ( visu )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago - including whooping cough, measles, mumps - are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans - more than 90% - vaccinate their children. Yet many people have questions about the safety of vaccines
The voice that challenged a nation by Russell Freedman( file )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
In the mid-1930's, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time
Divas of Damascus Road by Michelle Stimpson( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
A family of Christian women battle issues of unwanted pregnancies, overeating, mental illness and traumatic childhoods, hoping that--like Saul's encounter with God on the road to Damascus--their lives will turn around
You ain't got no Easter clothes by Laura Love( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Laura Love is known for her "folk-funk" style of music. In this, her writing debut, she focuses her talents on a poignant memoir of growing up in an extremely dysfunctional family in racially troubled Nebraska during the 1960s and 70s
Blues from down deep by Gwynne Forster( file )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Regina Pearson is raised by her father in Hawaii. When he passes away, she decides to search North Carolina for the family she has never known. Her quest does not bring her the love and acceptance she expects, and adjusting to life in the South is more difficult than she anticipated
Saved folk in the house by Sonnie Beverly( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Three black women from one neighborhood take different paths to better themselves. It's in her small Virginia hometown where Zakia experiences the success she's always wanted--and the change that threatens it. For her friend Nikki, this close-knit village inspires a new life where a younger man and unexpected conflicts test her mettle. And for young LaKishsa--fresh from the hood--here is where she grapples with her past and plans her future
Defining moments by Jacquelin Thomas( file )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Essence best-selling author Jacquelin Thomas has garnered many honors for her acclaimed novels, including a nomination for the Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times. With Defining Moments she crafts the stirring tale of one woman's journey toward emotional and spiritual fulfillment. Recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Sheila Moore strikes up an invigorating friendship with the handsome Nicholas Washington. But Nicholas is also a good friend to the wife of Sheila's former lover. Can he be trusted?
Somebody's sinning in my bed by Pat G'Orge-Walker( file )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Her marriage to a minister compromised by numerous infidelities on both sides, Chyna turns for advice to her sister Janelle, who still harbors resentment for Chyna's affair with Janelle's own husband
Vanishing acts by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiance, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it
The Scottsboro boys : original off-Broadway cast by John Kander( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
The gene doctors ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
"Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical revolution" -- Back of container
The Rural Studio ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Describes the Rural Studio founded by Samuel Mockbee and D.K. Ruth of the Department of Architecture at Auburn University. Through the Rural Studio, architecture students design and build affordable housing, often from unusual materials, in an economically depressed rural area in Alabama
If you walked in my shoes by Gwynne Forster( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Coreen Treadwell heads a prominent social welfare agency, but she is haunted by her past. Raped and impregnated as a teenager, she gave up her baby, Frieda, without ever seeing her. The legacy of violence continues in her daughter's life. Sexually abused by her adoptive father, Frieda vows vengeance on Coreen for abandoning her. Now, tracking Coreen down, Frieda is determined to destroy her mother's comfortable life. But when the two meet, they are both unprepared for the results
My face is black is true : [Callie House and the struggle for ex-slave reparations] by Mary Frances Berry( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Born into slavery, Callie House helped create the Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty, and Pension Association in 1899 as a freedwoman. The organization, one of the first of its kind, campaigned for the reparations promised to African American freedmen by petitioning the government. Callie, their leader and voice of the movement, defied conventions of race, class, and gender with her ideas
Open house : of family, friends, food, piano lessons and the search for a room of my own by Patricia J Williams( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Using a house as a metaphor for her life, Williams names each chapter for an area. In each, she introduces listeners to the people who have influenced her life. Memories lead her to meditations on American culture. Through her disarming prose, the layers of her life take on shimmering new hues
Kiss the sky by Farai Chideya( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Sophie "Sky" Lee is a washed-up rocker who yearns for the days when she poured her soul into music. She gets a second chance when a charity event reunites the old band, and her savvy manager boyfriend puts the group back on tour. But Sophie is pulled in another direction when she finds that Ari, the lead guitarist and her ex, has cleaned up his heroin-addled ways and wants her back
Video cowboys by Yolanda Joe( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A bomber has taken hostages at a local bank. If Chicago TV reporter Georgia Barnett can't get his videotape of demands on the major networks, people will die. Georgia needs the help of the Video Cowboys--a fearless camera crew willing to do anything to get coverage
Lessons of a lowcountry summer by Rochelle Alers( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Sultry, secluded McKinnon Island, SC offers rich Gullah traditions and gorgeous, sandy beaches. Successful Dr. Hope Sutton thinks she has a great career and a wonderful man until she discovers her lover's secret double life. Stay-at-home mom Rebecca Owens has decided that her up-scale life is not what she always dreamed it would be. Theodore Howell is a popular screenwriter and noted celebrity when his mother's sudden death makes him the guardian of three teenagers. These three desperate people find romance, each other, and the courage to make life-altering decisions
The Sunday brunch diaries by Norma L Jarrett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Five girlfriends--Lexi, Capri, Jermane, Angel, and Jewel--find their lives becoming more and more chaotic, even as they discover God's plans have ways of making themselves clear
Deadly charm by Claudia Mair Burney( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Ezekiel Thunder, a disgraced preacher, moves his family into town in an attempt to resurrect his career. But after his infant son drowns, Amanda suspects it wasn't an accident. Now Amanda is on the case and she's determined to find the truth
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