Mercedes lives for art. Her mother is a famous sculptor, and since she was a small child Mercedes has dreamed of following in her mother’s footsteps.
But it’s hard living in the shadow of a legend. And when Mercedes’s application at a prestigious art school is rejected, she is devastated and walks away from her art.
Despite her best efforts, she finds it hard to build a life as a regular teen. And when life serves her a traumatic situation, her art is the only thing that will pull her through.
An exploration of grief and self-acceptance, this novel-in-verse celebrates the healing power of creativity.