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Publisher Description

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 them 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.
Luminous in its persistence of love and hope, Kira-Kira is Cynthia Kadohata's stunning debut in middle-grade fiction.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2008
June 20
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
1.8
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 5-9

Customer Reviews

Steven Jones ,

Kira Kira

Good;sad;inspiring

Layla Maciejka ,

A Glittering Story

Kira - Kira is a beautiful book with an amazing message. This heartfelt story of a sister - sister relationship warmed my very soul as I read the hardships and happy times of the Takeshima family. This radiant book truly is kira kira.

Bts_Nety ,

Fantastic!!

This book is now one of my favorite book!!its such and amazing book !!!i really recommend you to read❤️

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