Kira-Kira [Cynthia Kadohata] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. *WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL* kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; . Glittering. That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through. This novel tells the story of Katie Takeshima, who was born in Iowa in Her older sister Lynn taught her to say her first word: “kira-kira,”.

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Kadohata’s story soars when Katie focuses on her relationship with her family. We all sat silently. But one day, when Katie was ten-and-a-half, her beloved sister Lynn became sick. This was just a very real book.

Throughout this difficult time, Katie becomes just like Lynn, a sensible and independent girl. I just felt barren, my eyes felt dry. Cynhhia imigran di Amerika tidaklah mudah, juga bagi Katie Takeshima dan keluarganya.

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The story goes around and around in America; over and over and over again. I saw the sun again, a quarter of it, and then a slice, and then it disappeared, the last time ever that the sun would set on a day my sister had lived.

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Without Lynn’s company, Katie makes friends with a girl called Sylvia “Silly” Kilgore, whose mother also works at the hatchery. This book is is one of the greatest books of all time. A worn envelope sat inside. Lynn helped Katie with her homework and with adjustment to school, and always told Katie how much she loved her and how special she was. Thankfully, I could not relate to when Lynn started dieing, but when her life finally was over, I wept so hard.

I said, “The ocean and people’s eyes are special too. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Katsu means “triumph” in Japanese. Apr 15, Erin rated it really liked it.

The only thing that made this story slightly unique was that it was a Japanese fa I am disappointed that this novel was chosen for the Newbery Medal Award. Even though people had been coming over all day, the house seemed so lonely that I couldn’t stand it. I know a lot about when I was a little girl, because my sister used to keep a diary.

After he got everyone’s attention, he would just sit down again. I kinda thought Sammy was going to die t I don’t know Want to Read saving…. When she wasn’t in school, she stayed with me constantly.

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This reminded me of a friend, dying of cancer, enjoying being read to, saying “I didn’t know that, did you? Ashes in the Snow Movie Tie-In. Kaddohata is a young adult novel by Cynthia Kadohata.


Akhirnya saya bisa juga baca novel ini. A very simple but touching story about the experiences of a young Japanese American girl growing up in Georgia.

I pulled at her. A dirty gray dog ran out of the field near us, and then he ran back in. So we owed Uncle Katsuhisa a big favor for helping us.

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Lynn taught Katie to look at the world as a place that glitters. Stay in Touch Sign up. For the Sake of Elena. Then one of them dies. To view it, click here. Otherwise, I didn’t feel there were any fresh angles for this kind of story.

He was as hard as the wall in our bedroom. And it wasn’t a jump the shark, coming out of cynhhia death either.