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May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
May 19, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Adult Programming (Main Level)
Join Candace and Analiese on Zoom for a virtual book discussion to talk about The Moonlight School by Suzanne Woods Fisher. Stop by the library to check out a copy. Please register with your email included to receive the Zoom link.
Haunted by her sister's mysterious disappearance, Lucy Wilson arrives in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the spring of 1911 to work for Cora Wilson Stewart, superintendent of education. When Cora sends Lucy into the hills to act as scribe for the mountain people, she is repelled by the primitive conditions and intellectual poverty she encounters. Few adults can read and write.
Born in those hills, Cora knows the plague of illiteracy. So does Brother Wyatt, a singing schoolmaster who travels through the hills. Involving Lucy and Wyatt, Cora hatches a plan to open the schoolhouses to adults on moonlit nights...