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UNCORKED! is the true story of two-sport legend Corky Withrow of Central City, Kentucky, one of the greatest high school basketball players in the Commonwealth who went on to play professional baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals. 

Authors Sherrill Williams and Charles Thurman take the reader on a journey to 1950s Kentucky, where small town high school basketball was king and Corky was known as one of the best. The book describes, in detail, the hard-nosed, hard fought battles on the court and the thrilling action of the nation’s second most successful program in wins.
The book also presents Corky’s time in professional baseball, including his struggles in the minor leagues and his time in the big show playing alongside St. Louis great, Stan Musial.
With UnCorked!, readers will gain an appreciation for the hard work, and raw talent, of one of the state’s best athletes of all time and member of the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame–Corky Withrow.
UNCORKED! Kentucky Sports Legend Corky Withrow

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Putney: A Little Pumpkin with Big Ideas
ISBN: 0-9790025-5-9
Putney, A Little Pumpkin with Big IdeasBy Winfrey Blackburn

Halloween is the season when the imaginations of children soar into a fanciful world of strange and fascinating beings. Putney: A Little Pumpkin With BIG Ideas embraces the warmth and refreshing childhood spirit that is awonderful part of the build-up to Halloween. This charming story reaches into any day of the year where sibling rivalries and attitude adjustments abound. Putney’s experiences will show young readers that kindness, modesty and perseverance are qualities that will often berewarded.

About the Author

Winfrey Blackburn grew up in Frankfort, Kentucky in a family that never hesitated to embellish at all tale. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Lawin 1964 and has practiced law in Louisville since 1965. Now that he has two daughters and a grandson on the way, he looks forward to polishing up the old stories that he made up for his daughters and their friends and even making up some new ones.

About the Illustrator

Sylvia Berger is a constant doodler. When visiting most restaurants with her grandchildren she can be found coloring in a kid’s menu while waiting for her food to arrive.She was born in Canada, but has been a proud naturalized citizen for more than 20 of the 30 years she has lived in Louisville, Ky. She received her undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the University of Louisville in 1983. She received the Winthrop Allen Award for outstanding work as a graduating senior. Her paintings are shown in the Louisville area.

8½" x 11" hardcover

48 pages w/ color illustrations

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