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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Crains

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Crains

by Eleanor Coerr


Quick Overview

Based on a true story, young Sadako faces the battle of her life when she is diagnosed with "atomic bomb disease" (leukemia). She turns to her native Japanese beliefs and makes one thousand paper cranes so the gods will grant her wish to be well.


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. Size 0.22" H x 7.06" L x 5.18" W, 80 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780142401132
Author Eleanor Coerr
Age Group 8-12
Book Type paperback

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