Sadako

Paperback | September 22, 1997

byEleanor CoerrIllustratorEd Young

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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.

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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

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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.

Eleanor Coerr was born in 1922 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada. Before becoming a children's book author, she was a newspaper reporter, an editor of a column for children, and taught children's literature at Monterey Peninsula College and creative writing at Chapman College in California. Her works include Sadako and the Thousand Pape...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.16 inPublished:September 22, 1997Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0698115880

ISBN - 13:9780698115880

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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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