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Kira-kira

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.244 (2004)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3561 .A3615 K57 2004

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6364637

Keywords:

Death--Fiction, Death--Juvenile fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Georgia--History--20th century--Fiction, Georgia--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction, Japanese Americans--Fiction, Japanese Americans--Juvenile fiction, Juvenile materials, Newbery Medal, 2005, Sisters--Fiction, Sisters--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

Notes:

Lexile measurement 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Realistic fiction