2019 Books for Missouri Students
Charlie Hernadez grew up listening to the Hispanic mythology told by his grandmother. When his parents disappear after a house fire, Charlie begins to realize that the myths are coming true. He’s a shapeshifter and with his friend, Violet, seeks out the League of Shadows, so that La Cuca can be defeated.
Brothers Caleb and Bobby Gene spend the summer exploring the woods. Their 16-year old foster neighbor Styx recruits them to help pull off the Great Escalator Trade, continually trading one small thing for something a bit bigger. Before long, the boys are in over their heads, breaking the law, and needing an emergency room.