Novel by Cynthia Kadohata


Kira-Kira is a young adult novel by Cynthia Kadohata. It won the Newbery Medal for children's literature in 2005. The book's plot is about a Japanese-American family living in Georgia. The main character and narrator of the story is a girl named Katie Takeshima, the middle child of the Japanese-American family. "Kira-Kira" means glittering or shining.

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