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WATCHER. SHADOW. FUGITIVE.Harlem is home to all kinds of kids. Jin sees life passing her by from the window of her family's bodega. Alex wants to help the needy one shelter at a time, but can't tell anyone who she really is. Elvin's living on Harlem's cold, lonely streets, surviving on his own after his grandfather was mysteriously attacked.When these three strangers join forces to find out what happened to Elvin's grandfather, their digging leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune -- one that might save the neighborhood from development by an ambitious politician who wants to turn it into Harlem World, a ludicrous historic theme park. But if they don't find the paintings soon, nothing in their beloved neighborhood will ever be the same...In this remarkable tale of daring and danger, debut novelist Natasha Tarpley explores the way a community defines itself, the power of art to show truth, and what it really means to be home.
Number of Pages: 297
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Mysteries & Detective Stories, People & Places, Art & Architecture
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Age Range: 9-12 years
Book theme: United States, African American
Author: Natasha Tarpley
Street Date: April 24, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-4484
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