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Cynthia Kadohata

Author of Kira-Kira

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Cynthia Kadohata was born on July 2, 1956. She is a Japanese American author of children's books. Kadohata won the Newbery Medal in 2005 for her title, Kira-Kira. She also won a PEN award in 2006 for Weedflower and in 2013 she won the U.S. National Book Award for The Thing About Luck. Kadohata was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was a high school drop out. She attained a BA in Journalism from the University of Southern California and went on to attend graduate programs at the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Kira-Kira… (more)
Kira-Kira 2,951 copies, 141 reviews
Weedflower 888 copies, 42 reviews
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam 772 copies, 50 reviews
The Thing About Luck 466 copies, 30 reviews
A Million Shades of Gray 315 copies, 23 reviews
Outside Beauty 240 copies, 15 reviews
Half a World Away 230 copies, 16 reviews
A Place to Belong 169 copies, 8 reviews
The Floating World 133 copies, 3 reviews
Checked 116 copies, 4 reviews
Saucy 59 copies, 7 reviews
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