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Beloved Kentucky writer George Ella Lyon to speak at Carmichael's!

Event date: 
Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
40206 Louisville
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On Sunday, November 18th at 4 PM, Carmichael's is honored to host award-winning poet, playwright and author George Ella Lyon for a book signing and reading. Ms. Lyon is the author of dozens of books including a collection of poetry She Let Herself Go, the teen novel Holding on to Zoe, and the children's picture books Which Side Are You On? and All the Water in the World. She is also the editor of A Kentucky Christmas soon to be released in paperback. In addition to her books, George Ella Lyon is an environmental activist and staunch advocate for the people and mountains of Appalachia. You will not want to miss this very special event.
Holding on to Zoe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374332648
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - July 17th, 2012

After sixteen-year-old Jules has her baby, Zoe, it doesn’t matter anymore that her mother thinks she’s a drama queen, or that her father left them years ago, or even that Zoe’s father is gone, too.


A Kentucky Christmas Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780813122793
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - October 1st, 2003

"Table of Contents A celebration of holiday poetry, fiction, essays, recipes, and songs by more than sixty of the Bluegrass state's finest writers. Gathered here are writings from some of the legendary voices of Kentucky -- and the nation -- as well as original Christmas stories and poetry from some of the state's emerging talents.


A Kentucky Christmas Cover Image
By George Ella Lyon (Editor)
$21.95
ISBN: 9780813141152
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - July 22nd, 2012

"Table of Contents A celebration of holiday poetry, fiction, essays, recipes, and songs by more than sixty of the Bluegrass state's finest writers. Gathered here are writings from some of the legendary voices of Kentucky -- and the nation -- as well as original Christmas stories and poetry from some of the state's emerging talents.


Which Side Are You On?: The Story of a Song Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781933693965
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Published: Cinco Puntos Press - October 4th, 2011

Which Side Are You On? tells the story of the classic union song that was written in 1931 by Florence Reece in a rain of bullets. It has been sung by people fighting for their rights all over the world. Florence's husband Sam was a coal miner in Kentucky. Many of the coal mines were owned by big companies, who kept wages low and spent as little money on safety as possible.


All the Water in the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416971306
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Published: Atheneum Books - March 22nd, 2011

Faucet
well
raincloud
sea
from each of these
comes water.
But where does
Water go?
To find out, honey,
turn the page,
dive in
with tongue
or toes,
with eyes and ears and nose
and wonder
at the flow
of this great world's
life story.