Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Algonquin Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643751832

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About the Author

Yamile Saied Méndez is the author of many books for young readers, including Furia, a Reese's YA Book Club selection and the inaugural winner of the YA Pura Belpré Award. She was born and raised in Rosario, Argentina. A Walter Dean Myers Grant recipient, she is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts and a founding member of Las Musas, a marketing collective of Latine authors.

Amparo Ortiz is the author of Blazewrath Games and Dragonblood Ring. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and currently lives on the island's northeastern coast. When she's not teaching ESL, she's streaming K-pop videos, vlogging for her eponymous YouTube channel, and writing about worlds both contemporary and fantastical.
Reviews
"The combination of recognizable names from young adult literature and superlative stories on a range of themes makes this collection a winner. This bloodcurdling anthology soars." --Kirkus, starred review
"These short tales set in the mogotes of Cuba; the deserts of New Mexico; Puerto Rico; Fremont, CA; Montevideo; the Dominican Republic; the Bronx; or enchanted mountains offer thrilling chills for the fans of horror and fantasy."--School Library Journal
"Sometimes bloody, sometimes sharp, this set of stories is worth adding to your collection."--Lightspeed Magazine
"Creepy, haunting collection of Latin American monster tales that are sure to stay with the reader. Highly recommended for those who love paranormal horror short stories with diversity."--Young Adult Book Central
"The Contributors are some of the best voices in literature...Vampires, shapeshifters, brujas, wolf-gods, and more await you in the deliciously dark pages of this collection."--Buzzfeed
"Immersive and eerie...Threads of horror run through most of the stories, but they also contain magic and relatable themes and experiences. Readers will find celebrations of inner strength, the discovery of unique powers, and all-encompassing first love. This anthology will both haunt readers and stir their blood." - Booklist--Booklist
"Fifteen Latinx authors reimagine Latin American folklore across myriad genres in this bone-chilling anthology that's both queer-inclusive and represents myriad facets of Latinx diaspora... Each individual offering is brimming with ominous ambiance, making this a worthy addition to any horror collection."--Publishers Weekly