Sadako

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Putnam, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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The story of 12-year-old Sadako Sasaki's brave struggle against leukemia was first told in Coerr's classic story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. This book features a simple text in the hope that Sadako's message of peac e will inspire children all over the world. Full color.

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Published: 1993, Putnam Juvenile Age: 7-11 There are several editions of this book but I chose this one because of Ed Young's illustrations. It is the true story of a girl named Sadako who was an ... Read full review

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Section 3
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About the author (1993)

Eleanor Coerr was born in 1922 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada. Before becoming a children's book author, she was a newspaper reporter, an editor of a column for children, and taught children's literature at Monterey Peninsula College and creative writing at Chapman College in California. Her works include Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, Mieko and the Fifth Treasure, Sadako, and The Big Balloon Race. She died on November 22, 2010 at the age of 88.

Ed Young received the Caldecott Medal for "Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, " as well as Caldecott Honors for his illustrations in "The Emperor and the Kite, " written by Jane Yolen, and for his book "Seven Blind Mice." His work appears in "The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale" by Mary Casanova and "Donkey Trouble, " which he authored; "White Fang" by Jack London; and "Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China" by Ai-Ling Louie. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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