Good Job, Kanani

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American Girl, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
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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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User Review  - JeneenNammar - LibraryThing

2nd to 5th grade. In the tradition of high quality books and characters in the American Girl book series, Lisa Yee writes her second Kanani book to be as strong as the first. In a Good Job, Kanani ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Lisa Yee was born in Los Angeles and is the co-owner and creative director of Magic Pencil Studios. Wrote Millicent Min, Girl Genius, which won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award.

Sarah Davis is an illustrator of children's books. Her title Marmaduke Duck on the Wide Blue Seas made the shortlist for the Russell Clark Illustration Award in 2015.

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