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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It also seemed too obvious that the parents were likely to vote for the union despite their talk against it.

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I felt like I was a part of this family as Katie told me about her sister, brother, parents, and uncle, each one trying to take care of the others. A few weeks after the store went out of business, my father decided to take us down to Georgia to join the poultry industry. Not all death scenes ctnthia like that. She wasn’t smart, and so the writing might seem annoying to some, but I thought it was clear and beautiful. I cried at the end.

Fields of tall corn stretched into the distance wherever you looked.

Sejak lihat review novel ini di majalah, saya sudah naksir pengen tahu seperti apa jalan ceritanya. That’s the way Lynn was.

Write a customer review. If she hadn’t saved my life first, I wouldn’t have been able to save her life. My father’s brother, my uncle Katsuhisa, worked in a poultry hatchery in Georgia.


Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

This story shows how Lynn’s “kira-kira” outlook on life rubs off on Katie, their brother, and their family. The plot offers nothing that I did not see in afterschool specials when I was in junior high My willing suspension of disbelief deflated with an almost audible hiss.

Her older sister Lynn taught her to say her first word: The dog ran off. Discover what to read next. I couldn’t think straight. In a way, I’d had to steel my heart to her crying. Sembari membaca saya membayangkan keadaan yang dialami Katie dan keluarganya di era tahun an, dimana perbedaan ras bangsa masih menjadi persoalan yang serius.

My little sister studied Japanese literature, and we are both quite familiar with Japanese entertainment. It really was good. Kira-kira is a beautiful story about spirit and strength. I like books that explore immigration kadlhata culture like it sounds like this one does. Join our mailing list!

Everyone loved it and they were so touched by the story, everybody wanted to borrow it from me. Rhapsody, got Honey, I love. How many young people feel guilty about something they did that they didn’t understand? Refresh and try again. It was interesting to see how she interpreted her sister’s illness, her brother, and her parents. She focused on me. It’s for our house we’re going to buy.

That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. She cares about her siblings, but sometimes she gets iira-kira out and blows up at them. I knew I would never be a thinker like my father, because I couldn’t sit that still.


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Some Japanese men can be very glittery. That’s what you are! I get that some people get kadohara at all the sentimental dog, girl, best-friend, girl-friend, best-dog-girlfriend end-of-the-book deaths there are out there.

Then one of them gets cancer. This book is a very fine offering. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But things change when Lynn gets sick, very sick. When he was deep in thought, he had a way of turning his ears inside out so they looked kind of deformed. Griffin and William E. Even if you tried to kill her and bite off her leg, she still forgave you. She is very close to her siblings, Lynn and Sammy, and their lives revolve around each other.

This one wasn’t forced. Feb 01, Karrie rated it really liked it Shelves: I bought a lot of stuff with that. Read All The Things! This is the weakest of the 33 Newbery winners I’ve read so far. The richness of the characters is what kira-kiga this story, and by the end of the book I felt as if I knew each and every one of them.