Good Job, Kanani

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American Girl Publishing, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
12 Reviews
Kanani enjoys working at her family's new shave ice stand to raise money to protect the Hawaiian monk seal. If only she hadn't promised her best friend Celina that she would take surfing lessons with her! When the girls' friendship starts to unravel, Kanani finds herself spending summer days alone--and loney. She realizes that her elderly neighbor could use some help and begins spending time with her and other elders in need. As the annual arts and crafts testival approaches and the big surfing competition nears, Kanani searches for a way to renew her friendship with Celina--and finds inspiration in an unexpected place.

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Review: Good Job Kanani (American Girl of the Year)

User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

Good little story to teach a little about performing service projects. Read full review

Review: Good Job Kanani (American Girl of the Year)

User Review  - Kristine Pratt - Goodreads

Kanani is busy with a project to help out seals, but her best friend can't seem to get enough of surfing. I liked how this book handled the problem of growing apart from your best friend. And really ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Lisa Yee is a Chinese American writer, the author. She was raised near Los Angeles. As a student at the University of Southern California, Yee's majors were English and Humanities. She has written a newspaper column, TV commercials, menus, and TV specials.

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