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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Author: Eleanor Coerr
For twenty-five years, middle-grade readers have been moved by this telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia. She was two-years-old when the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, and dizzy spells began when she was twelve. — She faced the disease with an irrepressible spirit and focused her energy (and...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780399237997
ISBN-10: 0399237992
Publication Date: 2/18/2002
Pages: 80
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a great book. My children were really interested in reading more about the bombing of Japan when were through. We are doing a WWII unit study so this fit right in with our book list. They have a section in the back that gives instructions for making origami cranes.
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