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Grades 7 and Up Book Club

*Please note earlier day and later time, due to the Christmas holiday*

Wednesday, December 18 at 4:00 p.m.

For December's Book Club, we will be reading The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee.

"1890, Atlanta. Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night she moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie." When her column becomes wildly popular, she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills, but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender. A mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby, but her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal. Jo must decide whether she is ready to step into the light."- summary

Please be sure to register for Book Club and pick up your library copy of the book at the Circulation Desk!

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Wednesday, December 18
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Jamestown Philomenian Library
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Lisa Sheley
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