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Author Coerr, Eleanor.

Title Sadako and the thousand paper cranes / by Eleanor Coerr ; illustrations by Marianne Yamaguchi
Edition Second
Published Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, 1981, c1977
Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, 1981

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Description 61 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Stoat books
Stoat books
Summary Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, twelve-year-old Sadako Sasaki races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so, a sick person will become healthy
Analysis Children's stories in English American writers, 1945- - Texts
Notes First published: New York : Putnam, 1977
For children
Audience For 9-10 year old readers
Notes West Australian Young Readers' Book Award : Younger Readers, 1981 winner
Subject Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955 -- Juvenile literature.
Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955 -- Juvenile fiction.
Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955.
Sasaki, Sadako
American university studies. Series XIX, General literature -- Juvenile -- Japan.
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Juvenile fiction.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile fiction.
Children -- Death -- Juvenile fiction.
Death -- Juvenile fiction.
Death -- Juvenile literature.
Legends -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Leukemia in children -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography.
Leukemia in children -- Juvenile fiction.
Leukemia in children -- Juvenile literature.
Leukemia in children -- Patients -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Leukemia -- Juvenile literature.
Leukemia, Radiation-induced -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.
Origami -- Juvenile fiction.
Radiation injuries -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Readers (Primary)
Terminally ill children -- Juvenile fiction.
Terminally ill children -- Juvenile literature.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Biography.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Japan -- Legends -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Fiction.
Biographies.
Author Yamaguchi, Marianne.
LC no. 02006618
ISBN 0340266074
034026618X