Kira-Kira - Study Guide Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Time passes for the Takeshima family. Katie finds school boring and looks forward to being at home with her brother and sister. Lynn keeps track of the passing time in her diary and begins to write short stories in it as well. Most of her stories are about the sea. Katie figures her love of the sea is one thing that will never change about Lynn.

One winter afternoon when Katie is ten and a half, Lynn is hit in the chest by a ball while the kids are playing dodge ball. She is stunned and goes straight to bed that night. The next day she stays home from school which is very unusual for Lynn. A doctor comes and puts Lynn on iron pills. Katie's father thinks Lynn's illness is simply because she is delicate like her mother. When Katie and Lynn's mother was young, she...

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