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HOW HIGH THE MOON - To Kill a Mockingbird meets One Crazy Summer in this powerful, bittersweet debut about one girl’s journey to reconnect with her mother and learn the truth about her father in the tumultuous times of the Jim Crow South.
In the small town of Alcolu, South Carolina, in 1944, 12-year-old Ella spends her days fishing and running around with her best friend Henry and cousin Myrna. But life is not always so sunny for Ella, who gets bullied for her light skin tone, and whose mother is away pursuing a jazz singer dream in Boston.
ALA Unit/Subunit: UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Book Genre: MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL
Book Age Group: 8-12