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Cara Haycak Collection

Summary Information
Title: Cynthia Kadohata Papers
Creator: Kadohata, Cynthia
Extent: 20 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2038
The Cynthia Kadohata Papers contains written production materials for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Kira-Kira, 2004

Biographical Sketch

Cynthia Kadohata was born in Chicago, moved to Georgia with her family as a small child, and then moved again, to Arkansas, where she lived until she was nearly 9. She currently lives in Southern California. Her father was the son of Japanese immigrants who came to the United States in the 1920s. Her mother’s family were Californians who moved to Hawaii, but her mother eventually moved to Chicago. Cynthia Kadohata has a journalism degree from the University of Southern California. She enjoys traveling and feels she gets much of her “writing energy” from seeing the country.

Biographical Sources:

Cynthia Kadohata website

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 1 title, and includes corrected typescripts, front matter, a corrected galley proof, correspondence, and a style sheet.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Kadohata, Cynthia
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Kira-Kira 2004 
Note  New York: Antheneum, 2004
Box MF 3717, 3871
typescript, corrected (415 p.)  Box MF 3717, 3871
front matter (12 p. )  Box MF 3717, 3871
galley proof, corrected (510 p.)  Box MF 3717, 3871
correspondence (23 p.)  Box MF 3717, 3871
style sheet (9 p.)  Box MF 3717, 3871