Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 2004.
A very beautiful first edition, first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Cynthia Kadohata on the title page. Scarce.
Cynthia Kadohata's 2005 Newbery Medal Winner is the tale of Katie and her Japanese-American family moving from Iowa to Georgia in the 1950s. Kindergardener Katie calls everything she likes Kira-kira (japanese for glittering; shining) , but soon faces tremendous challenges to find her own way in a family torn by illness and horrendous work conditions.
Includes Newbery Medal book mark listing all winners up until 2005, also signed by Cynthia Kadohata.