A realistic-fiction novel by: Cynthia Kadahota

Stay on the right side, to see the bright side.

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"It is up to Katie to find a way to remind them all that there is always something glittering - kira-kira - in the future"

Believe in the words kira-kira and your life will be changed forever. Kira-kira is a Japanese word that means glittering. If you stay on the right side you will be able to see the good (the glittering) in bad situations. In the book "Kira-Kira," Katie had to remember the words kira-kira to help her family through their hard times. To find the glittering parts of a situation you have to have a good attitude. Believing in the words kira-kira will give you a good attitude to put you on the right track to find the glittering parts of a situation.