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When Hiroshima-born Sadako falls gravely ill with leukemia, she recalls a Japanese legend that holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and make her healthy again.

Synopsis:

Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill with leukemia, the "atom bomb disease," Sadako faces her future with spirit and bravery. Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. For the legend holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and make her healthy again. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the extraordinary courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan.

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Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill with leukemia, the "atom bomb disease," Sadako faces her future with spirit and bravery. Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. For the legend holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and make her healthy again. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the extraordinary courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan.

Table of Contents

Good luck signs — Peace Day — Sadako's secret — A secret no longer — The Golden Crane — Kenji — Hundreds of wishes — Last days — Racing with the wind.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780698118027
ill.:
Himler, Ronald
Author:
Himler, Ronald
Author:
Coerr, Eleanor
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
History
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Social Situations - Death & Dying
Subject:
Death
Subject:
History - Military & Wars
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
History - Other
Subject:
Leukemia
Subject:
Bombardment, 1945
Subject:
Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
Subject:
Atomic bomb
Subject:
Leukemia in children
Subject:
Hiroshima-shi
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
paper crane; peace; Sadako; Hiroshima; origami; Japan
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
106-9
Publication Date:
19870931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.96x5.06x.21 in. .15 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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"Synopsis" by ,
Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill with leukemia, the "atom bomb disease," Sadako faces her future with spirit and bravery. Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. For the legend holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and make her healthy again. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the extraordinary courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan.
"Synopsis" by ,
Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill with leukemia, the "atom bomb disease," Sadako faces her future with spirit and bravery. Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. For the legend holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and make her healthy again. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the extraordinary courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan.
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