Limit search to available items
Record 8 of 10
Previous Record Next Record
Book Cover
Book
Author Coerr, Eleanor.

Title Sadako and the thousand paper cranes / by Eleanor Coerr ; paintings by Ronald Himler
Published New York : Putnam, [1977]
©1977

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  82J COE-S  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 64 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Premier's reading challenge Yr 7 - 9
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
Summary 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
Notes Includes a section on "How to fold a paper crane."
630 Lexile
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 1.0 436
ALA Notable Books for Children, 1994
Subject Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955 -- Juvenile literature.
Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955.
Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb -- Psychological effect
Death.
Leukemia in children -- Juvenile literature.
Leukemia in children.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect.
Death.
Leukemia.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Himler, Ronald.
LC no. 76009872
ISBN 0399205209
0399237992
0399610103 (lib. bdg.)