Shopping from United States? Please visit the correct site for your location.

How High the Moon

by Karyn Parsons (author)

Suitable for 9 - 12 years

eur prices
Price: 8.73
Product ordering
  • Schools earn Scholastic Rewards when parents or staff order from us. If you work at a school you can use Rewards to buy books and resources for your classroom or library. Find out how to use Scholastic Rewards

Buy this and your school gets €2.18 to spend on books Orders of €10 or more will earn 25% of your order value back in Scholastic Rewards for your school.

This product has not been rated yet.

0 reviews (Add a review)

Delivery information

  • FREE ROI delivery for schools on orders containing at least one paid item.
  • FREE ROI delivery on orders €30 or over
  • €6 delivery charge on ROI orders
    under €30

Book Club orders

  • FREE delivery to schools
  • Books will be despatched after the school's order is confirmed

ROI delivery within 8 working days

Delivery charges and times vary for overseas addresses

Refund and returns policy

Product description

Oh what a beautiful cover. Oh what a powerful story of jazz, racism, hope, death and fighting to be who you truly are. It’s 1944, and Ella’s going to be a city girl! She’s off to stay in Boston, where Mama is, where black people can do what they like. It’ll be a world away from living with her cousins in South Carolina, where racial tension divides their seemingly peaceful little town. In Boston, people wear fancy clothes and go dancing. Mum is a beautiful jazz singer. Ella knows this trip will change her life. And it does. It shows her a world beyond segregation: a world of freedom and fresh chances. But reality bites when a friend back home is charged with killing two white girls…

  • A moving and beautifully written coming-of-age story
  • Powerful themes of racism and living in a divided world
  • Also a vivid portrait of wartime and Jazz Age America
  • By actress Karyn Parsons, of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

“A beautiful, funny, dangerous tale of growing up in Jazz Age America… One of the best stories I’ve read in a long while.” Emma Carroll

“Karyn Parson brings the same verve, timing, and emotive brilliance that she brought to the screen. Equal parts mystery, historical fiction, and coming-of-age, this is a story full of warmth and light and drama.” Kwame Alexander

*Please note this book contains language more suitable for older readers.

Product Details

Catalogue number

8424 in Setanta Secondary Schools Catalogue 2019/20







Date published

March 7th, 2019

Other details
  • 320 pages


Available in these packs


This product has not been reviewed yet.

Add a review

Customers also bought