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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
5:00 PM
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BLUE WILLOW BOOKSHOP
*Daytime school events on 9/24
14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079
SEP 25
10:00 AM
in person appearance
BOOK PEOPLE BOOKSTORE
*Daytime school events on 9/25
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. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. singing

Q. What do you regret most?

A. not adopting two kids instead of just one

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. like, you know, I mean

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. becoming a published writer

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