Kai Harris has written a book that was pitched for fans of Jesmyn Ward. That’s a tall order to stand up to and, by golly, she did it. In What the Fireflies Knew, Harris follows KB and Nia as they are sent to live with their grandfather after their father overdoses. The coming-of-age book is soft where it needs to be but it doesn’t pull punches. KB is a character readers soon won’t forget.
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