Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

  • Auteur: Coerr Eleanor
  • ISBN: 9781632451996
  • Date de sortie: 2014-07-01
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When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian. But eleven years later his tribe, the Lenni Lenape, has

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Puffin Modern Classics

  • Auteur: Eleanor Coerr
  • ISBN: 9781101042410
  • Date de sortie: 2004-04-12
  • Collection: Penguin
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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

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

  • Auteur: Eleanor Coerr
  • ISBN: 9780440219460
  • Date de sortie: 1994-05-01
  • Collection: Yearling Books
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After several dizzy spells send Hiroshima-born Sadako to the doctor, the budding school track star finds out she has leukemia--known as the "atom bomb disease." But she faces life with spirit and bravery. And a legend says that if she folds 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant her wish to be healthy again.

Building Character Through Multicultural Literature

  • Auteur: Rosann Jweid
  • ISBN: 9780810850422
  • Date de sortie: 2004
  • Collection: Scarecrow Press
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A comprehensive reference to 50 titles that will help children cultivate ethics, assume personal responsibility, and practice moral judgment in unfamiliar cultural contexts.

Sadako

  • Auteur: Eleanor Coerr
  • ISBN: 9780780776661
  • Date de sortie: 1997-01-01
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Japanese legend holds that if a person who is ill makes a 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant that person's wish to be well again. Beautiful illustrations by Caldecott-medalist Ed Young enhance the story of Sadako, a young girl dying of leukemia as a result of the atom bombing of Hiroshima.

Children of the Paper Crane The Story of Sadako Sasaki and Her Struggle with the A Bomb Disease

  • Auteur: Masamoto Nasu
  • ISBN: 1315489872
  • Date de sortie: 2016-09-16
  • Collection: Routledge
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The proper role of government in the US economy has long been the subject of ideological dispute. This study of industrial policy as practised by administration after administration, explores the variations from a "hands-off" approach to protectionist policies and aggressive support for businesses.

One Thousand Paper Cranes

  • Auteur: Takayuki Ishii
  • ISBN: 0307806340
  • Date de sortie: 2012-01-25
  • Collection: Laurel Leaf
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The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes 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 to remember Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the Hiroshima bombing. On top of the statue is a girl holding a large crane in her outstretched arms. Today in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this statue of Sadako is beautifully decorated with thousands of paper cranes given by people throughout the world. From the Paperback edition.
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