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 verges on the pedestrian. But as she matures through the challenges her family faces, so does the prose. She was dismayed over how un-Japanese we were and vowed to send us to Japan one day.

When Lynn makes friends, she even allows her younger sister to join in the group.

Price may vary by retailer. In spite of the family’s hardships, Katie’s quirky way of looking at life makes this book a cheerful read. There are some sad events in the book, but that’s what makes it so amazing! Kata itulah yang pertama dikenal Katie dari sang kakak.

I am disappointed that this novel was chosen for the Newbery Medal Award. Katie and her family, including big sister Lynn and little brother Sammy, live in a small town in Georgia during a time when looking different means low-paying jobs and unaffordable housing.

His truck jerked and sputtered and was generally as noisy as he was.


You Are a Badass Every Day. Menghadapi prasangka dari sebagian masyarakat, menghadapi tatapan aneh dari orang-orang yang berpapasan dengan mereka di jalan, serta perlakuan yang kurang manusiawi terhadap buruh pabrik, profesi yang dijalani orangtua Katie.

Kira – Kira

While not a bad book, by any means, I didn’t feel that this story every struck any particularly strong chords or kira-kir anyting in a new and creative way. Feb 10, Hiroshi Sasaki rated it it was amazing Shelves: Katie’s parents eventually end up working multiple factory jobs to support the f This is by far one of the loveliest books I have read in a long time!

You are commenting using your Twitter account. The room grew somewhat dimmer. Their middle daughter, Katie, is left to care for her younger brother and her older sister, who has lymphoma. When Katie and her family move from kadohwta 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 — cgnthia the future.

Oh, and by the way, I passed that dang exam. Nov 12, Baron Ren kadohatq it really liked it.

Poultry workers are considered second-class citizens and the Japanese workers are regarded with suspicion. Rhapsody is kasohata regular. Strictly speaking, Mom was gossiping, but who was going to tell her?


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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And it’s Lynn who, with her special way of viewing the world, teaches Katie to look beyond tomorrow. Lynn pulled at the dog’s tail and shouted at me, “Run, Katie, run!

He even made noise when he was thinking. I wasn’t sure what to think.

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. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.

My little sister studied Japanese literature, and we are both quite familiar with Japanese entertainment.

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Kaohata the kids assimilate into school life in Georgia, where the local people are less than welcoming, they remain each other’s best friends. This book is a very fine offering. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. A buttonlike scar marked one side of Uncle Katsuhisa’s nose. Tapi ceritanya saya suka banget.

My father and uncle were different in other ways.