Cinnamon Jones dreams of stepping on stage and acting her heart out like her famous grandparents, Redwood and Wildfire. But at 5'10'' and 180 pounds, shes theatrically challenged. Her family life is a tangle of mystery and deadly secrets, and nobody is telling Cinnamon the whole truth. Before her older brother died, he gave Cinnamon The Chronicles of the Great Wanderer, a tale of a Dahomean warrio...
Paperback: 472 pages
Publisher: Aqueduct Press; First edition (May 1, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1237066
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The blurb on this book not only does not do it justice, I hope it does not discourage anyone from reading it.The story is told in part from the viewpoint of a young girl, but it's definitely not a young adult book. Far from it. Good new science fict...
an alien from another dimension who perform in Paris and at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair. The Chronicles may be magic or alien science, but the story is definitely connected to Cinnamon's family secrets. When an act of violence wounds her family, Cinnamon and her theatre squad determine to solve the mysteries and bring her worlds together. Andrea Hairston's vision is breathtaking. She weaves sweeping historical narratives and mythology with the wisdom of the elders, and shines light on the pressing issues of the day. In her hands language is a blessing, and the familiar and the fantastic become magic, one and the same.--Sheree Rene Thomas, editor of the award-winning Dark Matter anthology series.This is one of those books you start and realize you've been waiting to read for a long, long time without knowing. Will Do Magic for Small Change is a deep breath, a good friend, a heartbreaking, game-changing, life-affirming, truth-telling powerhouse. I love this book.--Daniel Jos Older, author of Half-Resurrection Blues and Salsa Nocturna