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Review of ‘How High the Moon’

“Don’t you let how nobody treats you in this world make you think that you ain’t worthy,” 12-year-old Henry’s grandfather tells him. It’s one of the many valuable lessons waiting to be discovered in Karyn Parson’s absorbing middle grade debut, How High the Moon, about a trio of African-American cousins trying to find their place…

Interview with Karyn Parsons

Karyn Parsons talks about her debut middle grade novel, How High the Moon, her time as an actor on “The Fresh Price of Bel-Air,” empowering children, keeping hope while fighting against injustice and more.


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