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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Paperback) (Eleanor Coerr & Ronald Himler)

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?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
Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her schoolÂ's running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her lifeÂ?the race against time.
Number of Pages: 80
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Puffin Modern Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Eleanor Coerr & Ronald Himler
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2004
TCIN: 11483636
UPC: 9780142401132
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-8088
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