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Kira-kira (Paperback)

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    kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; shining 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 at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for ......more

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kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; shining 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 at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason. And so are people's eyes. When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa to the Deep South of Georgia, it's Lynn who explains to her why people stop on the street to stare. And it's Lynn who, with her special way of viewing the world, teaches Katie to look beyond tomorrow. But when Lynn becomes desperately ill, and the whole family begins to fall apart, it is up to Katie to find a way to remind them all that there is always something glittering -- kira-kira -- in the future.

Author:
Kadohata, Cynthia
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Asian American
Genre Detail:
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
244
Language:
English
Publisher:
Atheneum
Publish Date:
12/26/2006
Copyright Year:
2006
ISBN:
9780689856402
Height:
7.75 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.4 lb
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    This book is awesome! I had to read it for a book report and I read it 2-3 times before actually doing the writing part :)!!! Read this book and you won't regret it!!!!!!!!!!!! I promise :)!!!!!!!!!

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