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Cynthia Kadohata

Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Kira-Kira, the National Book Award winner The Thing About Luck, the Jane Addams Peace Award and Pen USA Award winner Weedflower, Cracker!, Outside Beauty, A Million Shades of Gray, and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including The Floating World. She lives with her son and dog in West Covina, California.
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My Life in 8 Words

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SEP 23
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BLUE WILLOW BOOKSHOP
*Daytime school events on 9/24
14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079
SEP 25
10:00 AM
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BOOK PEOPLE BOOKSTORE
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603 North Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
SEP 26
6:30 PM
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BOOKS INC.
1760 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth. (Gandhi)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. my boyfriend

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. singing

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Robert Kennedy.  I'd tell him that when he was assassinated, I was 12 years old, and I cried and cried.  Then I'd thank him for inspiring so many people.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Kazakhstan

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