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The Thing About Luck - Cynthia Kadohata

The Thing About LuckCynthia Kadohata

There is bad luck, good luck, and making your own luck—which is exactly what Summer must do to save her family in this winner of the National Book Award by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata.Summer knows that kouun means “good luck” in Japan… more

The Thing About Luck
Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
Outside Beauty - Cynthia Kadohata

Outside BeautyCynthia Kadohata

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My mother had four daughters by four different men.” There’s only one way Shelby and her sisters can describe their mother: She’s a sexpot. Helen Kimura collects men (and loans, spending money, and gifts of all kinds) from all over the co… more

Outside Beauty
Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam - Cynthia Kadohata

Cracker!: The Best Dog in VietnamCynthia Kadohata

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CRACKER IS ONE OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY’S MOST VALUABLE WEAPONS: a German shepherd trained to sniff out bombs, traps, and the enemy. The fate of entire platoons rests on her keen sense of smell. She’s a Big Deal, and she likes it that wa… more

Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam
Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
The Glass Mountains - Cynthia Kadohata

The Glass MountainsCynthia Kadohata

Mariska couldn’t be happier. Living an almost fairy-tale life, she is popular, adored by her parents, and is engaged to be married to the most attractive man in her village. But her world is torn when war approaches the peaceful village of … more

The Glass Mountains
Cynthia Kadohata
E-Reads , English
A Million Shades of Gray - Cynthia Kadohata

A Million Shades of GrayCynthia Kadohata

A boy and his elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village immediately after the Vietnam war.

A Million Shades of Gray
Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
Weedflower - Cynthia Kadohata

WeedflowerCynthia Kadohata

Twelve-year-old Sumiko feels her life has been made up of two parts: before Pearl Harbor and after it. The good part and the bad part. Raised on a flower farm in California, Sumiko is used to being the only Japanese girl in her class. Even … more

Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
Kira-Kira - Cynthia Kadohata

Kira-KiraCynthia Kadohata

kira-kira (kee’ ra kee’ ra): glittering; shining Glittering. That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the sa… more

Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
Ploughshares Winter 1999-00 ... - John McManus, Erika Krouse, ...

Ploughshares Winter 1999-00 ...John McManus, Erika Krouse, ...

The Winter 1999-00 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Madison Smartt Bell & Elizabeth Spires. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and … more

Ploughshares Winter 1999-00 Guest-Edited by Madison Smartt Bell and Elizabeth Spires
John McManus, Erika Krouse, Sue Owen, Andrew Zawacki, C. Dale Young, Jane Shore, Cleopatra Mathis, Maxine Kumin
Ploughshares / Emerson College , English

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