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Sadako

Eleanor Coerr


PUBLISHED: 31st January 1997
ISBN: 9780698115880
ANNOTATION:
Japanese legend holds that if a person who is ill makes a 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant that person's wish to be well again. Beautiful illustrations by Caldecott-medalist Ed Young enhance the story of Sadako, a young girl dying of leukemia as a result of the atom bombing of Hiroshima.
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PUBLISHED: 31st January 1997
ISBN: 9780698115880
ANNOTATION:
Japanese legend holds that if a person who is ill makes a 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant that person's wish to be well again. Beautiful illustrations by Caldecott-medalist Ed Young enhance the story of Sadako, a young girl dying of leukemia as a result of the atom bombing of Hiroshima.

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Japanese legend holds that if a person who is ill makes a 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant that person's wish to be well again. Beautiful illustrations by Caldecott-medalist Ed Young enhance the story of Sadako, a young girl dying of leukemia as a result of the atom bombing of Hiroshima.

Publisher Description

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, Sadako races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes. Legend says this will make a sick person healthy.

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.

Product Details

Author
Eleanor Coerr
Short Title
SADAKO
Pages
48
Publisher
Paperstar Book
Language
English
Illustrator
Ed Young
ISBN-10
0698115880
ISBN-13
9780698115880
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
1997
Publication Date
1997-01-31
Audience Age
4-8
Residence
San Diego, CA, US

Product Reviews

02 Sep, 2017
I love this story. I always cry.
By Keryn