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Summer Youth Book Club: “By Freedom’s Light”

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Virtual Program

Available Times:
Every Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. EST
Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EST

Tuesday, June, 22, 2021 to Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Spark excitement around reading with a Summer Youth Book Club for youth ages 9 – 13. Participants will meet once a week over Zoom and connect with peers across Indiana. We’ll explore important topics, contribute to great conversations, meet a special guest, and participate in hands-on activities led by our education staff.

Registrants will receive a package by mail which will include:

  • A copy of the book, By Freedom’s Light
  • An activity book with on-your-own and group activities
  • Some of the needed activity supplies

If you have any questions or would like to share any learning needs for your child, please contact Lauren Peightel, Manager of Engagement, at

Registration deadline is Monday, June 7, 2021
Guest: $20 | IHS Member: $15

About the book:
By Freedom’s Light by Elizabeth O’Maley

Thirteen-year-old Sarah Caldwell is an unhappy Indiana pioneer. She misses her sister, Rachel, who stayed behind in North Carolina. Worse yet, their widowed father has married a Quaker schoolteacher, whom Sarah discovers is a secret abolitionist! When Rachel and her family arrive for a visit, Sarah is overjoyed. Rachel brings Polly, an enslaved girl, with her. As Polly and Sarah become friends, Sarah questions her original beliefs about slavery. Soon she is faced with a life-altering decision.

Presented by OneAmerica
Supported by the Robin and Charlitta Winston Family Fun for African American History

Summer Youth Book Club: “By Freedom’s Light”

Jun 22, 2021 - Jul 28, 2021 12:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Virtual
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