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Running with cosmos flowers : the children of Hiroshima

Author: Shizumi Shigeto Manale; Richard Marshall
Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Publishing Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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After months of seeking family members with the aunt she was visiting when Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945, seven-year-old Hanako finally goes back to school and gets on with a life that leads, eventually, to her visiting Washington, D.C. and the church that provided them humanitarian aid. Based on first-hand accounts and interviews with survivors, and illustrated with paintings by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shizumi Shigeto Manale; Richard Marshall
ISBN: 9781455619665 1455619663
OCLC Number: 880831214
Description: 151 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Shizumi Shigeto Manale and Richard Marshall.

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After months of seeking family members with the aunt she was visiting when Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945, seven-year-old Hanako finally goes back to school and gets on with a life that leads, eventually, to her visiting Washington, D.C. and the church that provided them humanitarian aid. Based on first-hand accounts and interviews with survivors, and illustrated with paintings by Hiroshima children.

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Running with Cosmos Flowers is a wonderful and powerful book that brought back the most unbelievable and painful memories of my childhood. The main character Hana-chan and I share many things, Read more...

 
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