Aloha, Kanani (American Girl of the Year Series) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Ten-year-old Kanani loves living in beautiful Hawaii-and she especially loves sharing the wonders of her island home with visitors. So when her cousin Rachel from New York comes to stay for a month, Kanani is excited to get to know her. But no matter what she does to help Rachel feel at home, it only seems to make her unhappy instead. Can Kanani find a way to connect with her cousin?
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Aloha, Kanani (American Girl of the Year Series)

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Overview

Ten-year-old Kanani loves living in beautiful Hawaii-and she especially loves sharing the wonders of her island home with visitors. So when her cousin Rachel from New York comes to stay for a month, Kanani is excited to get to know her. But no matter what she does to help Rachel feel at home, it only seems to make her unhappy instead. Can Kanani find a way to connect with her cousin?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609580124
  • Publisher: AMERICAN GIRL PUBLISHING, INC
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Series: American Girl of the Year Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 87,370
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Lisa Yee

Lisa Yee

Lisa Yee’s first novel, Millicent Min, Girl Genius, won the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor from the SCBWI. Her other novels include Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time (an ALA Notable Book), So Totally Emily Ebers, Absolutely Maybe, and Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally). She lives in South Pasadena, California, with her family. Please visit her website at lisayee.com.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2011

    Aloha Kanani a stellar kid book

    Okay, so I'm just a kid but thought this was a great book! The book is a story about how two girls overcome their differences and become friends.
    Kanani wants to make her cousin Rachel feel welcome, but the more she tries the worse things get!But at the end theyI FINALLY become friends. All in all this was a geat book.

    20 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 17, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    loved it

    The book is definitely a must read. I have enjoyed reading it from start to finish.

    18 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2011

    Kanani

    I have the Kanani doll, and I love her story. Beautiful doll=beautiful story in her case. Her story is my faveorite, and she is my fave doll.

    10 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    Book

    This book is about two girls ,Kanani and Rachel.Rachel is visiting Kanani and isn't very comfortable in Waipunu or I think Waipuna lol.Rachel gets more nice but then she gets snappy again.But they overcome all of their diffrences and become friends.This book can teach kids about being a good friend.Its a great book for kids eight and up.I also have the doll.Her hair is awedome and really fun to care for.U need to brush her hair then squirtt it and then finger curl it.then there u go.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 15, 2011

    Aloha Readers

    This is a book that teaches kids the importance of being nice to one another and learning not how hard life is for you but for other people who are closer to you then you know. I would suggest this book to kids with outstanding manners and kids without outstanding manners. I t teaches a lesson to both kinds of kids.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2012

    Awsome

    Love this!!! Best book american girl has ever written!!!

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2012

    Anomys

    Awesome best book ever fast read AWEMOME BOOK !!!!!!!!!! IF YOU HAVENT READ THIS BOOK YOU NEED TO IT IS WORTH EVERY PENNY YOU NEED TO BUY NOW BEST BOOK EVER YOU MUST BUY IT NOW YOU MUST RWAD IT NOW REALLY YOU MUST GET IT OIF YOU DONR YOU ARE LOSING OUT ON TJE BEST BOOK EVER REA NOW REALLY YOU MUST READ THI BEST BOOK EVER READ !!!!!!!!

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    Kannani is awesome!

    This is such a cute book!!!!! I totaly LUV it!!!!!

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2011

    Aloha

    Loved it!!! Now I want to go to Hawaii..

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2013

    Love the book

    So cool i love the book ! Keep making them!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2013

    Awesome

    I got the sample and then i bought the book really really good

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2012

    Kanani

    Kanani is a great book that setting is in hawii and goes from sad to happy

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2012

    highly recommeded

    enjoyed reading this american girl book i received it as a christmas gift

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    I love her

    This is a good book worth the money

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 14, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    love this book

    I find this book appropriate for children.I think children learn that when a relitve comes you should make them feel welcome.I would recommend this book to other parents.

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2013

    L

    OK! Nice! Cool!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2012

    Good Job Kanani

    This is a really nice book, not only because it is fun and creative, but there aren't many books that have settings in Hawaii!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2012

    Kanani

    For kids l love it.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2012

    Good

    Good

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    Chloe is awsome

    I love this book

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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