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Shadowshaper (the Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 1) (Paperback)

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    WORD Brooklyn
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    (Young Adult)


    The joyful, bold New York Times bestseller. Look for the sequel, Shadowhouse Fall, out 9/12

    "Magnificent." --Holly Black, New York Times Book Review

    "A must." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    "Exceptional." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

    Sierra Santiago planned an easy summer of making art and hanging with her friends. But then a corpse crashes their first party. Her stroke-ridden grandfather starts apologizing non-stop. And when the murals in her neighborhood start to weep tears... Well, something more sinister than the usual Brooklyn ruckus is going on.

    With the help of a fellow artist named Robbie, Sierra discovers shadowshaping, a magic that infuses ancestral spirits into paintings, music, and stories. But someone is killing the shadowshapers one by one. Now Sierra must unravel her family's past, take down the killer in the present, and save the future of shadowshaping for generations to come.

    About the Author

    Daniel Jose Older is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, workshop facilitator, and composer. Shadowshaper is his first published YA novel. His band Ghost Star gigs regularly around New York, and you can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic, and hear his music at and @djolder.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781338032475
    ISBN-10: 133803247X
    Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
    Publication Date: August 30th, 2016
    Pages: 320
    Language: English