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Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the The Shadowshaper Cypher series.
Paint a mural. Start a battle. Change the world.¡La versión en español de Shadowshaper!Sierra Santiago planeaba tener unas vacaciones tranquilas haciendo arte y saliendo con sus amigos. Sin embargo, un cadáver aparece en su primera fiesta de verano y los murales del barrio comienzan a llorar. Al parecer, en Brooklyn está ocurriendo algo más siniestro de la cuenta.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 nonstop. And when the murals in her neighborhood start to weep tears... Well, something more sinister than the usual Brooklyn ruckus is going on.
About the Author
Daniel José Older has always loved monsters, whether historical, prehistorical, or imaginary. His debut series for young adults, the Shadowshaper Cypher, has earned starred reviews, the International Latino Book Award, and New York Times Notable Book and NPR Best Book of the Year picks, among other accolades. His debut middle-grade series, Dactyl Hill Squad, was named to the New York Times Notable Book list and to the NPR and Washington Post Best Book of the Year lists, among others. He has worked as a bike messenger, a waiter, and a teacher, and was a New York City paramedic for ten years. Daniel splits his time between Brooklyn and New Orleans.