Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Eleanor Coerr
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Based on a true story, young Sadako faces the battle of her life when she is diagnosed with “atomic bomb disease” (leukemia). She turns to her native Japanese beliefs and makes one thousand paper cranes so the gods will grant her wish to be well.

Publisher Description

Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her school's running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her life-the race against time.

Author Biography

Eleanor Coerr is the author of many books for young readers, including “The Big Baloon Race, ”a Reading Rainbow book, “Chang's Paper Pony”, and “The Josefina Story Quilt”, a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies.

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