From Newbery Honor award-winning author Laurence Yep comes a boldly written, fictionalized account of the bombing of Hiroshima, as seen through the eyes of 12-year-old Sachi. Based on the actual accounts of Hiroshima survivors, this riveting novella tells the poignant story of a young girl and a city destroyed by war--and healed by the courage to rebuild and survive.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
I don't know if this is classified as fiction, really. It's like a research paper with a small amount of fiction, as there are two girls very briefly characterized who represent some of the children ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rgruberexcel - LibraryThing
RGG: Very brief (a novella) non-fictional account of the bombing of Hiroshima--both the bomber's and the Japanese perspective and the aftermath effects. The brevity may make it difficult for some students to grasp all the story's details. Reading Level: S-T Read full review
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