Pahua And The Soul Stealer

Pahua And The Soul Stealer
Lori Lee
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Paperback
h194 x 132mm - 432pg
8 Sep 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
9781368069052
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Pahua is a lonely 11-year-old Hmong girl with the unique ability to see spirits. She spends her summer days babysitting her little brother and playing with a cat spirit no one else can see. One day she accidentally untethers an angry spirit from the haunted bridge in her neighbourhood. When her brother suddenly falls sick, she fears that the bridge spirit has stolen his soul. She returns with her aunt' s old shaman tools to confront the spirit and demand her brother' s return. . . This story based on Hmong oral tradition offers everything a fantasy lover could want.
*This powerful story rooted in Southeast Asian mythology should be on all shelves. --School Library Journal (starred review) A classic, satisfying adventure tale packed with magical beings. --Kirkus Reviews Fantasy fans will not want to put this book down. --School Library Connection Pahua is clever with a bit of snark, giving the story a lot of humor. --Booklist
Lori M. Lee has been writing stories since the third grade and earned a bachelor' s degree in creative writing. She specializes in science fiction and fantasy and has two YA series to her name: Gates of Thread and Stone and Shamanborn. She' s also a contributor to several anthologies, including A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, and Color Outside the Lines. Lori was born in a village in the mountains of Laos, which her family was forced to escape when she was just an infant. They relocated to a refugee camp in Thailand refugee for a few years and moved permanently to the United States when she was three. Now she lives in Wisconsin with her husband, kids, and excitable shih-tzu. Her Twitter handle is @LoriMLee.

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