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Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

Author: Eleanor Coerr; Ronald Himler
Publisher: New York : Putnam, [2002], ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Biographies
Literature
Fiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sadako Sasaki; Sadako Sasaki; Sadako Sasaki
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Coerr; Ronald Himler
ISBN: 0399237992 9780399237997
OCLC Number: 61770930
Notes: Includes a section on "How to fold a paper crane."
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Good luck signs --
Peace Day --
Sadako's secret --
A secret no longer --
The Golden Crane --
Kenji --
Hundreds of wishes --
Last days --
Racing with the wind.
Responsibility: by Eleanor Coerr ; paintings by Ronald Himler.

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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.

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