ShadowshaperBook - 2015
From Library Staff
Sierra discovers the shadowshapers — people who communicate with spirits via paintings, music and stories. Now to stop the man who wishes to rule all the spirits, Sierra and the other shadowshapers must harness their abilities with help from those of the past.
DCLadults Jan 24, 2017
A winner of the International Latino Book Award that explores art and Caribbean folklore in New York.
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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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