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Featured Authors

DREAMA DENVER, wife of late TV icon and Gilligan's Island star, Bob Denver, shares for the first time an original story inspired by Bob and their son Colin, who suffers from autism. With their shared theatre backgrounds, Bob and Dreama would read stories to him every evening, using their acting backgrounds to reach through to Colin and bring the book's characters to life. Now, Dreama's Four Bears In A Box gives you the chance to touch the lives of the little ones in your life and take them on a magical journey of imagination and pure joy!

America's Got Talent Winner Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.: From Washing Cars to Hollywood Star In 2011, the nation watched an American Jazz singer from the West Virginia coalfields rise to the top of a NBC talent competition. The story of Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is more than a rags-to-riches story of some singer who won a reality show-it's a story of faith, hope, destiny, and dreams. To many, Landau is the young man with dreadlocks who sings like Sinatra, but the story is that of someone who is a hardworking man of enduring faith. When you're finished reading this book, you'll discover, along with a great voice, Landau is a world-class human being.

BUCLEIGH NEWTON KERNODLE A native of Charlotte, NC, award-winning and best selling author, Bucleigh Newton Kernodle, has always had a passion for creative writing. Inspired by her English teacher, at Elon University by her communications professors, and her editor at the Charlotte Business Journal showed her how to make words their very best selves, all culminated into a desire to write children’s books. I Would Love You Even If You Were A Pickle I Would Love You Even If You Were a Tomato

My Time to Shine is, in essence, not merely a biography of Glenn Leonard (The Temptations), Joe Coleman (The Platters) and Joe Blunt (The Drifters) as a group, but as individuals with separate and interesting personalities. it is also about a musical genre that has stood the test of time, but has never, perhaps, been properly defined like rock 'n roll, blues, or rhythm and blues. This book harkens back to their earlier careers as lead singers in three Hall of Fame groups that ring memory bells for eons. For baby boomersit is a treasure chest of memories of years past.

GRANT MALOY SMITH What do YOU want to be when you grow up? According to the wise marsupials in this charming new children's book, The Possumbilities Are Endless. Teacher, Scientist, Artist, Doctor, Nurse, Firefighter, Carpenter. . . it's a mindboggling list, especially when you're young. Recording artist and author, Grant Maloy Smith, writes and illustrates his second children's book. A Gold Mom's Choice Award Winner, his first book, Fly Possum Fly, was a winner at the London Book Festival and the Southern California and Florida Book Festivals. Grant has performed at Carnegie Hall, and has had an album on the Billboard Top 10 charts. Growing up in upstate New York, award-winning author, KIM WILSON, developed a love of reading and passion for writing at a young age. After graduating from SUNY Geneseo, where she studied creative writing, communication and public relations, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. It was there she had a career in marketing, married her husband Jeff, and is currently raising their two daughters, Lilly and Emma. The girls keep her days busy and her imagination active. Ollie the Owllama,ISBN 9781946664358, 5.5 x 7.5, 56 pages, pb, Retail $12.95 and Ollie and the Egg-Splosion, ISBN 9781946664679, pb, 5.5 x 7.5, 64 pages, $12.95

MILLIE SNYDER is an awardwinning author, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur. She has been positively impacting people's lives for nearly fifty years with her message of healthy living. With her message, she provides the tools for living a longer, healthier life, which produces growth along the way to become the best you possible. To Millie, preparation is the key to success and celebration of life acts as the motivation to live in a health conscious manner. Her Lean & Luscious Series has sold over 1.5 million copies.

International Award winning author, DON STANSBERRY, is a native West Virginian and an elementary school teacher. Don has been a public school teacher since 1984 and always had an interest in writing. He was the head coach for the Parkersburg High Girls' Basketball team for 16 years and retired from this position with four state championships.

ADELINE RENEE SCHNEID was born and raised in West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2017 with a Master's in Elementary Education and Special Education. She is currently a public school teacher in Monongalia County, West Virginia. The Wonderfully Wild Ones Three lion cubs escape from the zoo because they want to have exciting adventures. They go their separate ways and find out they miss each other terribly so they try to find each other again. ISBN 9781946664754, hc, 32 pages, 8.5 x 11, Retail $16.95

Award winning author, KARL STEWART, was raised in the hills of post-WWII West Virginia, and moved to Wisconsin in his teen years, attending a Catholic seminary. Upon leaving the seminary, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966, serving as a communications sergeant in the elite Green Beret Special Forces until 1969. He enrolled in the University of Wisconsin, earning a double-major degree in political science and history. In 2005 Stewart retired from teaching high school Social Studies and English to devote himself to his two passions, family and writing, echoing his West Virginia childhood playgrounds.

While Enough is fiction, TONY HYLTON has been around journalism for more than 76 of his 77 years. His connection with this honorable profession has taken many forms - Editor/publisher of the Hinton (WV) Daily News (now Hinton News); visiting professor of journalism at Susquehanna University; public relations practitioner for a national trade association in Washington, DC and a steel company in northern West Virginia; communication director for AARP Virginia and Public Information officer for a major U. S. Army headquarters in the Republic of Vietnam.

Award winning author, RACHELLE WILFONG, is a mother of four and has three grandchildren. Her previous books, Growing Up Lilly Roo and Skittley Scat Halloween Cat, are both Gold Mom's Choice Award Winners. Growing Up Lilly Roo also received a Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award. Rachelle, along with Lilly Roo, visits schools much of the year to share her books with kids of all ages. She is an entrepreneur and a lover of the outdoors and has worked professionally as a behavioral consultant, restaurant owner, and has experience with a teen club and child care center. She is the current owner of Sawmill Campground in Burnsville, West Virginia.

Award-winning author and illustrator, ASHLEY (TEETS) BELOTE, has a background in traditional animation under the direction of Don Bluth. She earned her B.F.A from Alderson Broaddus University and then completed the Whole Book Approach Course through Simmons College at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts. She earned her Masters degree in Arts Administration through the University of Kentucky. She lives in Davidson, North Carolina’ For more information visit Authors are available for workshops, speaking, and school visits.

TIM PACKMAN began his love of racing and reading growing up around the short tracks of Buffalo, N.Y. where his family has been active in all forms of motorsports for decades. He was part of NASCAR for 20 years as a communications professional, writer, author, announcer and broadcaster, winning more than a dozen awards. ISBN 9781882658916 pb, 6 x 9, 32 pages, Retail $12.95

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Award winning author, ANGIE WILSON, is a veteran elementary school reading teacher. She is the creator of three children's book series, Appalachian Heritage Books, Gracie’s Guides, and Gracie's Mysteries Series.

Heart of a Lion by WILLIE BURTON and BRENDA BURTON with BARRY KIENZLE, ISBN 9781946664778, 6 x 9, 160 pages, Retail $16.95 An inspiring story of overcoming life's hardships through faith and courage. Willie Burton was born with cerebral palsy. He suffered through painful surgeries and endless physical therapy sessions throughout his youth but his spirit and determination never wavered despite his disabilities. With the support of his adoptive mother, he signed up for the wrestling team at Fairdale High School where he was accepted by the team as an equal, later gaining national attention for his perseverance in order to win a single match on the mat.

SUSAN HARPER is an Internal Revenue Agent with the US Department of Treasury, an owner and instructor with Pennsylvania Tax Institutes, an AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, and winner of the 2018 Dancing with the Stars Marion County where she and her dance partner raised a record-breaking $38,000 for United Way. Maple Leaf Adventure by Susan Harper, ISBN 9781946664433, illustrated by 32 pages, 6 x 9, pb, Retail $13.95

Award-winning author, JAYNE ROSEVALLEE, a native of Michigan, has received numerous national awards including a Gold Mom’s Choice Award, Benjamin Franklin Award and an Indies Book of the Year Finalist Award for her series, Dinosaurs Living in My Hair! She founded Literacy for Kids, Inc. which takes her simple vision and unites it with a broader group of participants, donors, and partners.For more information visit Dinosaurs Living in My Hair 1 & 2, ISBN 9780986192210, $17.99 Dinosaurs Living in My Hair (Book One), ISBN 9780986192203, $17.99

Featured Authors Booth 20 Lynn Salsi, author of 19 books, is the recipient of many writing awards, including an American Library Association Notable Book Award and Historian of the Year. In 2009 she was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for The Life and Times of Ray Hicks, Keeper of the Jack Tales. Other awards include the North Carolina Historian of the Year, the Jacqueline Lougheed World Understanding Lecturer (International Alpha Delta Kappa), an American Library Association Notable Book Award, eight Willie Parker Peace History Book Awards, a Stars and Flags gold medal, and a gold medal from the Military Writers Society of America. Lynn is known for retelling ancient tales of America's first settlers and for her travels to 18 countries to study global stories. For more information visit Award-winning author, Dayle Dabney, has spent her entire life with young children from babysitting, to teaching in various states, to owning her own preschool for 18 years, and lastly to teaching in the Baltimore County school system. Dayle has three wonderful daughters, Erin, Shannon, and Meghan. For more information visit Corinne's Fin, ISBN 9781882658640, pb, 7 x 10, 32 pages, hc, Retail $13.95 The President's beautiful twin daughters disappear from a mysterious country estate. 2019 IPPY Award for Mystery/Thriller E-Book; the 2018 Readers' Favorite Award for Legal Thriller; the 2017 CLUE Award; the 2018 Book Excellence Award for Thriller; the 2018 Solo Medalist (First Place) New Apple Literary Summer EBook Award for Suspense/Thriller; the 2018 National Indie Excellence Book Award for Political Thriller and was a Finalist in the Suspense and Legal Thriller categories; the 2018 Beverly Hills Book Award for Legal Thriller; the 2018 Beverly Hills Book Award for Suspense and was a Finalist in the Political Thriller category; won Bronze in Foreword Reviews' INDIES Book of the Year Award; and medaled in the Next Generation Book Awards for second novel. Do Not Ask by Elaine Williams Crockett, ISBN: 978-154391-043-8, 5 1/2 x 8 ½, 327 pages, BookBaby, pb, Retail $17.95

Wednesday November 13 5:00 pm 9:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Rachelle Wilfong Thursday November 14 10:00 am 9:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Barry Kienzle Willie Burton Brenda Burton Tim Packman Karl Stewart Rachelle Wilfong Susan Harper Lynn Salsi 4:00 9:00 Friday November 15 10:00 am 9:00 pm Dayle Dabney Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Rachelle Wilfong Tim Packman Karl Stewart Dreama Denver 10:00 to 3:30 Lynn Salsi 10:00 to 3:30 Susan Harper 10:00 to 3:30 Barry Kienzle 3:45 to 9:00 Willie Burton 3:45 to 9:00 Brenda Burton 3:45 to 9:00 Don Stansberry 3:45 to 9:00 Saturday November 16 8:00 am 2:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Rachelle Wilfong Barry Kienzle 8:00 to 2:00 Willie Burton 8:00 to 2:00 Brenda Burton 8:00 to 2:00 Lynn Salsi 8:00 to 2:00 Susan Harper 8:00 to 2:00 Tim Packman Don Stansberry Dayle Dabney 2:00 pm 8:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Tim Packman Karl Stewart Dreama Denver Rachelle Wilfong Tony Hylton Don Stansberry Sunday November 17* 10:00 am 6:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Karl Stewart Dreama Denver* Tony Hylton Jayne Rose-Vallee Don Stansberry *Dreama Denver Stage Performance 4:00 p.m.

Monday November 18 10:00 am 6:00 pm Grant Maloy Smith Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Karl Stewart Dreama Denver Jayne Rose-Valee Don Stansberry Tuesday November 19 10:00 am 6:00 pm Grant Maloy Smith Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Karl Stewart Wednesday November 20 10:00 am 6:00 pm Grant Maloy Smith Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Lynn Salsi Millie Snyder Thursday November 21 10:00 am 9:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Lynn Salsi Millie Snyder Friday November 22 10:00 am 9:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Angie Wilson 1:00 8:00 Adeline Schneid Saturday November 23* 10:00 am 2:00 pm Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Angie Wilson 10:00 to 12:00 Adeline Schneid Elaine Crockett 2:00 pm 9:00 pm Landau Eugene Murphy Jr (Winner America's Got Talent Season 6) Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Adeline Schneid Elaine Crockett *Landau Stage Performance 3:00 pm

Sunday November 24***** 10:00 am 6:00 pm Landau Eugene Murphy Jr (Winner America's Got Talent Season 6)* LCB Glenn Leonard* LCB Joe Colman* LCB Joe Blunt* Kim Wilson Bucleigh Newton Kernodle Elaine Crockett Adeline Schneid Stage Performances * Landau Eugene Murphy Jr 11:00 am * Leonard, Coleman, & Blunt 2:00 pm * Landau Eugene Murphy Jr 4:00 pm

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Southern Christmas Show 2019 Featured Authors- Booth 20 - Liberty Hall  

Southern Christmas Show 2019 Featured Authors- Booth 20 - Liberty Hall