Meet the Team
Haelee P. Moone
Haelee is a remarkable 15-year-old author, whose literary achievements have garnered widespread recognition and media attention. Her book, "The Rules of a Little Boss: A book of self-love," has propelled her into the spotlight, with appearances on prominent news channels such as Spectrum 1 News, ABC 11 News, Fox 34 News, and WBOC 16 News. Her inspiring story has also been featured in print magazines and various other platforms.
In addition to "The Rules of a Little Boss," Haelee authored "The Rules of a Big Boss: A book of self-love." This powerful book chronicles her personal journey of triumph over depression, anxieties, and betrayal. It serves as a guide for young adults and women to cultivate higher self-esteem, empowering them to discover their inner strength and rise above adversity. Haelee's ability to find her own self-esteem and unleash her Lioness spirit is a testament to her resilience and determination.
Collaborating with her father, Dedrick, Haelee co-wrote "The Unexpected Journey: Fire and Gold." This memoir recounts Dedrick's unwavering commitment to protecting and providing for Haelee, even in the face of immense challenges.
Despite her impressive literary accomplishments, Haelee maintains a balanced life, excelling in her schoolwork. Beyond her literary endeavors, Haelee finds joy in singing, dancing, writing, drawing, and product design. Her aspiration is for individuals of all ages and genders to embrace the same bold confidence she has cultivated within herself.
Dedrick L. Moone
Dedrick is an alumnus of North Carolina A&T State University. He takes pride in being a dedicated husband and a loving girl-dad. As an author, philanthropist, humanitarian, book reviewer, and international motivational speaker, Dedrick uses his platform to inspire and uplift others.
His literary achievements include the publication of "The Unexpected Journey: Fire and Gold." This poignant memoir chronicles Dedrick's experiences as a single father, recounting the sacrifices he made to protect and provide for his daughter, Haelee. It is a tale of resilience and love, illustrating how they became each other's heroes on an arduous journey. Additionally, Dedrick penned "Dear Daughter: A Love Story," an award-winning book composed of heartfelt love letters to Haelee. This expressive work not only serves as a testament to their bond but also aims to touch the hearts of daughters worldwide. Dedrick's upcoming children's book, titled "Joy Comes," further showcases his dedication to spreading joy and positivity.
Through his books, speeches, and philanthropic efforts, he aspires to empower individuals to become their best selves. Dedrick's multifaceted talents, coupled with his genuine love for others, continue to shape a remarkable journey of inspiration and transformation.
Press Features and Small Business Partnerships
Haelee and Dedrick have garnered media attention through appearances on television, various media platforms, and features in magazines. Additionally, they have established partnerships with multiple small businesses that proudly offer their books and products. Explore the highlights of their media presence through the slideshow below, and access their media kit by downloading it here.
Spectrum Voices for Change is a segment of Spectrum 1 News where they highlight individuals that are helping to build a better community. Bill DiNicola invited Haelee to speak about her book, clothing line, struggles, and experiences with racism on September 9, 2020. You can watch the replay and read its supporting article by clicking on the underlined link above.