Source:Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.244 (2004)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3561 .A3615 K57 2004
Keywords:Death--Fiction, Death--Juvenile fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Georgia--History--20th century--Fiction, Georgia--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction, Japanese Americans--Fiction, Japanese Americans--Juvenile fiction, Juvenile materials, Newbery Medal, 2005, Sisters--Fiction, Sisters--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.
Lexile measurement 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Realistic fiction