Charlene Dixon—called Charlie by family and friends—is
devastated at the recent loss of her job. For the last five
years, the twenty-seven-year-old has blossomed as the
activities director of an exclusive all-girls school. But
when a misunderstanding with the head-mistress leads to a
pink slip right before the holidays, Charlie packs up dreams
and returns to Grandma Esther, who raised Charlie as her
When Charlie arrives—broken and confused—Esther
immediately puts her granddaughter to work behind the scenes
of the local school’s Christmas play, A Christmas Carol.
When Charlie disapproves of having to work with Dustin
Kennedy, the seventh-grade English teacher, Grandma Esther
encourages her to take a deeper look at why the book by
Charles Dickens had been written in the first place and what
the book could teach Charlie about the needs of the children
in their own community.
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