Coerr – Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

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Sadako

Personal Author:

Coerr, Eleanor.

Title:

Sadako and the thousand paper cranes / by Eleanor Coerr ; paintings by Ronald Himler.

Publication info:

New York : Dell Publishing, c1977.

Physical description:

63 p. : ill. ;

General Note:

Includes: How to fold a paper crane / by Gay Merrill Gross.

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.

Personal subject:

Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Leukemia in children–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Atomic bomb–Physiological effect–Juvenile literature.

Geographic term:

Hiroshima-shi (Japan)–History–Bombardment, 1945–Juvenile literature.

ISBN:

0440474655

Tags:

atomic bomb, biography, cancer, children, children’s, death, Hiroshima, historical fiction, history, Japan, leukemia, origami, war, WWII, young adult

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