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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Coerr, Eleanor (Paperback - 2004)
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Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.
Authors: Coerr, Eleanor
Statement of Responsibility: Eleanor Coerr ; paintings by Ronald Himler
Title: Sadako and the thousand paper cranes
Publisher: New York : Puffin, 2004
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1977
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
Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.
Subject Headings: Leukemia in children Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955 Atomic bomb Physiological effect Leukemia Hiroshima-shi (Japan) History Bombardment, 1945 Death
Topical Term: Leukemia in children
Atomic bomb
Leukemia
Death
Additional Contributors: Himler, Ronald
ISBN: 0142401137
9780142401132
Branch Call Number: J B Sasaki C
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Jul 14, 2014
  • Dark_Miko rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is soo sad and touching and heartwarming and... I just can"t describe it! Read it!!!

Aug 08, 2013
  • muffinpopcorn rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

What a heart warming story about an amazing girl. Sad yet uplifting.
A very good read for any age , from young to older . Reccommend highly

I love this book..my teacher read it to us when i was in the 4th grade

OMG this book is sooooo sad yet it's so heartwarming!!!!!!!!

Mar 12, 2012
  • Sangkari_29 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Please read this book for me it is literally the best book anyone can read it. the good thing about it is that i doesn't have loads of pages to read it's a simple hearts touching story which tell you lots of information read it!!!!:)

Feb 17, 2011
  • javeria224 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is so sad!I don't wanna spoil it for you so just read the book!

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