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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)
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Kira-Kira 2,785 copies, 138 reviews
Weedflower 837 copies, 41 reviews
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam 727 copies, 49 reviews
The Thing About Luck 439 copies, 29 reviews
A Million Shades of Gray 298 copies, 23 reviews
Outside Beauty 236 copies, 15 reviews
Half a World Away 195 copies, 16 reviews
A Place to Belong 147 copies, 7 reviews
The Floating World 125 copies, 3 reviews
Checked 99 copies, 4 reviews
Saucy 45 copies, 6 reviews

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