Isaac Murphy - Everybody Reads Project

Published: 11/19/2014 10:06 AM

Kentucky author Frank X Walker has written a collection of poetry, I Dedicate This Ride, in honor of African-American jockey Isaac Murphy. To coincide with the 2010 World Equestrian Games, The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, is sponsoring an Isaac Murphy Everybody Reads Project.


​To access resources for the project, including support materials and copies of age-appropriate study guides, discussion questions and additional thematic materials, click here.

Frank X Walker will speak about and read from his new book at the Kentucky Reading Association conference, Oct 28-30, 2010 in Lexington, KY. For registration information about the KRA conference, please visit the KRA website, or contact .
Cindy Parker
Office of Next-Generation Learners
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Frankfort, KY 40601
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