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One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue

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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 disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes and her courageous struggle with her illness inspired her classmates. After her death, they started a national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue to remember Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the Hiroshima bombing. On top of the statue is a girl holding a large crane in her outstretched arms. Today in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this statue of Sadako is beautifully decorated with thousands of paper cranes given by people throughout the world.

Synopsis:

The Japanese campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako Sasaki, who died from atomic bomb disease shortly after the bombing of Hiroshima during World War II, is presented.

About the Author

Takayuki Ishii was born in Tokyo. He is presently the pastor of Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Christ, a multicultural congregation in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440228431
Author:
Ishii, Takayuki
Author:
Ishii, Takeyuki
Author:
Takayuki, Ishii
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Politics / Current Events
Subject:
History - Military & Wars
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
History - Asia
Subject:
Leukemia
Subject:
Atomic bomb
Subject:
Leukemia in children
Subject:
Hiroshima-shi
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
106-777
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW PHOTOS and ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
6.94x4.40x.23 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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