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Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes
Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes
Author: Eleanor Coerr, Ronald Himler (Illustrator)
Chizuko came to visit her friend Sadako in the hospital. She had a piece of gold paper that she had cut into a large square. — "Watch!" she said, and she folded the paper over and over, and it tumed into a beautiful crane. — "If a sick person folds one thousand paper cranes," Chizuko said, "the gods will grant her wish and...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440474654
ISBN-10: 0440474655
Publication Date: 9/1/1979
Pages: 64
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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4.1 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
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the book is about sadako and that she has a illnes that she cant cure and she dosnt tell her parents abput any of it she dont even tell her best friend the legend has it that if anyone meakes 1000 paper cranes god will grand them a wish and thats just what sadako does she tries to make 1000 paper cranes but she only got to makes 650 and she died days after that its a sad story but really inspiering at the same time
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While living in Japan, author Eleanor Coerr decided to learn as much about Sadako's story so that she could write a book younger children to read. Written at the 5th grade level, this short book contains several powerful black and white illustrations.
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True story about a little girl who lived in Hiroshima in Japan during the time when the atom bomb was dropped. Sadako is considered a heroine to little children even to this day.


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