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Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

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4 out of 5
Based on 17,622 Ratings and 1,610 Reviews

Book Description
Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill with leukemia, the "atom bomb disease," Sadako faces her future with spirit and bravery. Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. For the legend holds that if a sick person folds one thousand cranes, the gods will grant her wish and ma... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (27 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages80
ISBN-100698118022
ISBN-13978-0698118027
Publication Date12/01/1999
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About Eleanor Coerr (Author) : Eleanor Coerr is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Eleanor Coerr include Josefina Story Quilt, The (Spanish edition): Josefina y la colcha de retazos (I Can Read... more
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About Ronald Himler (Illustrator) : Ronald Himler is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ronald Himler include Will I Have a Friend?, Tough Jim.
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