Cindy Kadohata

Cynthia Kadohata is the author of ten novels for children and three novels for grownups. She is the winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award.


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Saucy/Children's Novel (2020)
An irrepressible and heartwarming story about a girl and her ever-growing pig, Saucy—perfect for fans of The One and Only Ivan and Flora & Ulysses! For children 8-12 years old

Link to Saucy/Children's Novel

A Place to Belong/Novel for Children (2019)
National Book Award Longlist, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Booklist Editors' Choice, Horn Book Fanfare Best of 2019, Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019, Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, So California Independent Booksellers Middle Grade Book of the Year

Link to A Place to Belong/Novel for Children

Checked/Children's Novel (2018)
From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata comes a brilliantly-realized novel about an ice hockey player who must discover who he is without the sport that defines him.

Link to Checked/Children's Novel