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Kira-Kira

Kira-Kira

Published:
2005
Audiobook Available
Awards:
2005
Newbery Award

Two Japanese American sisters grow up in post World War II America in this Newbery winning book. Katie is the little sister to Lynn, and Lynn is her mentor and friend. When Lynn develops a terminal illness, Katie must try to keep her spirit alive and “kira-kira.” This is also a wonderful audiobook.

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