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One Thousand Paper Cranes : The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue
by Ishii Takayuki


Overview - The Japanese campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako Sasaki, who died from atomic bomb disease shortly after the bombing of Hiroshima during World War II, is presented. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes throughout her illness inspired the campaign to build the statue, to remember the other children who were victims of the bombing.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Japanese campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako Sasaki, who died from atomic bomb disease shortly after the bombing of Hiroshima during World War II, is presented. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes throughout her illness inspired the campaign to build the statue, to remember the other children who were victims of the bombing. Illustrations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780440228431
  • ISBN-10: 0440228433
  • Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
  • Publish Date: January 2001
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15 pounds


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Books > Young Adult Nonfiction > People & Places - Asia
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