As Christy's students are preparing for a school play, she reveals her dream to act on stage. Little does she know that Dr. MacNeill's aunt is the artistic director of the Knoxville Theater. Before long, just as Christy is about to debut on stage, several mysterious incidents threaten both her dreams and her pride.
Catherine Marshall began her writing career as a single mother, after the untimely death of her husband in 1949. She went on to write more than 20 books. Catherine's greatest success was her 1967 novel, Christy, inspired by the story of her mother, which spawned a television series, a youth book series, and a made-for-television movie. Catherine Marshall passed away in March 1983.