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 ...
Author: Eleanor Coerr
Category: Juvenile Fiction
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.
Author: Takayuki Ishii
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Illustrations and personal family photos give a glimpse into Sadako's life and the horrors of war. Proceeds from this book are shared equally between The Sadako Legacy NPO and The Peace Crane Project.
Author: Masahiro Sasaki
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Distribute copies of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes to the students.
Have them examine the cover and discuss the title, characters, author and artist.
Ask them to make predictions about the story, (i.e. Will the book be realistic or a ...
Author: Melanie Komar
Publisher: S&S Learning Materials
Sadako. and. the. Thousand. Paper. Cranes. Author: Eleanor. Coerr. Publication.
date: 1977. Awards West Australian Book Award OMAR Award Characters
Sadako Sasaki The Sasaki family Chizuko, Sadako's best friend Kenji Character
Author: Rosann Jweid
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Follows a former Marine, who was exposed to high doses of radiation while working at the Nevada Test Site in the 1950s and 60s, on his journey to find peace with his past and a future of nuclear proliferation.
Author: Leonard Bird
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography