Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Puffin Modern Classics

Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan. "[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a ...

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes  Puffin Modern Classics

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Puffin Modern Classics

“An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.” —Booklist, starred review The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan. "[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.” —The Horn Book "The story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching." —BCCB

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Eleanor Coerr
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-12 - Publisher: Penguin

“An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.” —Booklist, starred review The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story,
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Language: en
Pages: 61
Authors: Eleanor Coerr
Categories: Atomic bomb
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-09 - Publisher:

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One Thousand Paper Cranes
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Takayuki Ishii
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-25 - Publisher: Laurel Leaf

The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb
Sadako & the Thousand Cranes
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Eleanor Coerr
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-06 - Publisher: Dell Publishing Company

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The Complete Story of Sadako Sasaki
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Masahiro Sasaki, Sue DiCicco
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-07 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

For the first time, middle readers can learn the complete story of the courageous girl whose life, which ended through the effects of war, inspired a worldwide call for peace. In this book, author Sue DiCicco and Sadako's older brother Masahiro tell her complete story in English for the first

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