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[Used] Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

, | Puffin | 4/12/2004

ISBN-10 : U254368290   ISBN-13 : 9780142401132   List Price : $3.49

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Overview

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.

Tells the story of a young leukemia victim of Hiroshima, who gallantly made more than six hundred paper cranes in hopes of becoming well again.

 &;An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.&; &;Booklist, starred review


The star of her school&;s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic&;until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life&;the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan. 


"[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.&; &;The Horn Book "The story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching."  &;BCCB

 “An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.” —Booklist, starred review


The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan. 


"[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.” —The Horn Book "The story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching."  —BCCB

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 0142401137
  • ISBN-13: 9780142401132
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 80
  • Dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.01 (h) x 0.24 (d)
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