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The Queen of Water author and book subject visit L-EHS
Queen of Water
Mara Virginia Farinango (left) is the inspiration for the novel, The Queen of Water, by Laura Resau (right). Farinango is from Ecuador and answered questions from L-EHS students after Resau gave a presentation about the book Friday. - photo by Tenell Felder
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) welcomed Laura Resau, author of “The Queen of Water” and novel’s subject, María Virginia Farinango on Friday. L-EHS invited Resau and Farinango as part of the school’s new reading initiative where teachers are asked to incorporate literature into their teaching subjects. Spanish I teacher Gaye Howard selected “The Queen of Water” to incorporate with her curriculum.