Kira-Kira

Year this Award was Won: 
2 005
Award Win Active Date: 
Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 19:00
Defunct Winner UID: 
2 079
Winner Rank: 
SLCT
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Kira-Kira
Winner Description: 
Written by Cynthia Kadohata. Published by Simon & Schuster/Atheneum.
Winner Blurb: 

Kadohata's tenderly nuanced novel glitters with plain and poignant words that describe the strong love within a Japanese American family from the point of view of younger sister Katie. Personal challenges and family tragedy are set against the oppressive social climate of the South during the 1950s and 1960s. The 2005 Newbery Medal Book.

Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): 
Kira-Kira
ISBN of the winning item: 
0689856393
What type of media is this winner?: 
Book
Winner Detail Create Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2009 - 06:34
Winner Detail Change Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2009 - 06:34
Winner Detail Change ID: 
218
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