Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-12
  • Publisher: Puffin

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Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her school’s running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her life—the race against time.

Author Biography

Eleanor Coerr first heard Sadako's story when she lived in Japan many years ago. When she discovered that Sadako's letters had been published in a book called Kokeshi, Ms. Coerr decided to write a book about the brave Japanese girl for American children. Ms. Coerr lives in Pebble Beach, California.

Table of Contents

Prologue 7(2)
1 Good Luck Signs 9(6)
2 Peace Day 15(6)
3 Sadako's Secret 21(7)
4 A Secret No Longer 28(5)
5 The Golden Crane 33(7)
6 Kenji 40(8)
7 Hundreds of Wishes 48(4)
8 Last Days 52(8)
9 Racing With the Wind 60(4)
Epilogue 64(1)
About the Author and This Book 65(4)
How to Fold a Paper Crane 69

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