“Kira-Kira” ... is Kadohata’s first children’s book and her fourth published book. She began writing after graduating from the University of Southern California with a degree in journalism in 1979.
“I had thought I could never be a reporter because I can’t really drive,” Kadohata said. “I still wanted to write nonfiction though. I moved to Boston and there were a lot of bookstores and I started reading lots of stories.”
Thursday, March 03, 2005
Author: Cynthia Kadohata
Nice article about the author of this year's Newbery Award book, Kira-Kira.
Posted by Camille at 8:10 PM