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.
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.
SADAKO & THE THOUSAND PAPE
Puffin Modern Classics
San Diego, CA, US