Kira Kira is the Newbery Award Winner. It is an amazing coming of age novel. It depicts a life of Japanese-American girl Katie who moved to Georgia with her family. The family encounter discrimination, racism, and exploitation. Though she lives in a volatile time, she overcomes challenges and learns what Kira Kira truly means. This worksheet is comprised of direct vocabulary learning, Comprehension questions, Vocabulary assessments, suggested connection activity (Extra Reading: Post World War II American and Japanese Society), Discussion questions for writing activities and complete answer keys.