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One thousand paper cranes : the story of Sadako and the Children's peace statue / [Takayuki Ishii].

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of the Atomic Bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes, symbolizing her hope for peace, and her courageous struggle with her illness inspired her classmates. After her death, they started a national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue in memory of Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 362.196 Ish (Text) 35178001778441 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/20/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0440228433 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780440228431 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 97 pages : illustrated, map ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf Books, 2001.

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Summary, etc.:
Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of the Atomic Bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes, symbolizing her hope for peace, and her courageous struggle with her illness inspired her classmates. After her death, they started a national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue in memory of Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Target Audience Note:
RL: 6.0.
Subject: Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955.
Leukemia in children.
Atomic bomb > Physiological effect.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945.
Genre: Fiction.

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