ShadowshaperBook - 2015 | First edition.
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"Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, hanging out with her friends, and skating around Brooklyn. But then a weird zombie guy crashes the first party of the season. Sierra's near-comatose abuelo begins to say "No importa" over and over. And when the gra... Read More »
What do you do when a corpse crashes the first party of the summer? Does anyone else notice that the neighborhood murals are moving… and fading? Is Sierra Santiago “losing it” or finding herself and her purpose?
Sierra Santiago learns the art of shadowshaping which allows her to communicate with the spirits through art, music, and stories. Can Sierra unravel the mystery and save the remaining shadowshapers, as well as herself, before it is too late?
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We are entwined. I drew power from the spirits and spirit workers and I returned it to them tenfold. The true source of shadowshaper magic is in that connection, community, Sierra. We are interdependent.
Crazy. It was the same word María and Tía Rosa flung at Grandpa Lázaro. The same word anyone said when they didn't understand something. "Crazy" was a way to shut people up, disregard them entirely.
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Mysteries and danger begin to unfold as Sierra discovers secrets about her family and the tradition of the Shadowshaper. When danger closes in Sierra must work with Robbie, a quiet fellow artist, to discover her gift and the legacy of being able to channel spirits into art. As dark forces threaten her family, friends and the family tradition she is only just discovering, Sierra must learn quickly how to wield her new found powers to save them all. Diverse characters discovering their own sense of power and the value of family history and legacy make this a must read book.
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