Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows pdf epub –

The Lightning Thief meets the Story Thieves series in this middle grade fantasy inspired by Hispanic folklore, legends, and myths from the Iberian Peninsula and Central and South AmericaCharlie Hernndez has always been proud of his Latin American heritage He loves the culture, the art, and especially the myths Thanks to his abuelas stories, Charlie possesses an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the monsters and ghouls who have spent the last five hundred years haunting the imaginations of children all across the Iberian Peninsula, as well as Central and South America And even though his grandmother sometimes hinted that the tales might bethan mere myth, Charlies always been a pragmatist Even barely out of diapers, he knew the stories were just make believenothingthan intricately woven fables meant to keep little kids from misbehaving But when Charlie begins to experience freaky bodily manifestationsones all too similar to those described by his grandma in his favorite legendhe is suddenly swept up in a world where the mythical beings hes spent his entire life hearing about seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Hispanic folklore and into his life And even stranger, they seem to knowabout him than he knows about himself Soon, Charlie finds himself in the middle of an ancient battle between La Liga, a secret society of legendary mythological beings sworn to protect the Land of the Living, and La Mano Negra aka the Black Hand , a cabal of evil spirits determined to rule mankind With only the help of his lifelong crush, Violet Rey, and his grandmothers stories to guide him, Charlie must navigate a world where monsters and brujas rule and things he couldnt possibly imagine go bump in the night That is, if he has any hope of discovering whats happening to him and saving his missing parents oh, and maybe even the world No pressure, muchacho