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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
by Eleanor Coerr and Ronald Himler


Overview - "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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"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

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780142401132
  • ISBN-10: 0142401137
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Page Count: 80
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.06 x 5.18 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.17 pounds

Series: Puffin Modern Classics

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