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The complete story of Sadako Sasaki and the thousand cranes / Sue DiCicco and Sadako's brother Masahiro Sasaki, [translator: Nakagoshi, Naomi].

By: DiCicco, Sue [author.].
Contributor(s): Adams, Karen [editor.] | Nakagoshi, Naomi [translator.] | Sasaki, Masakiro [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont ; Singapore : Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., [2020]Copyright date: �2020Description: xi, 143 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9784805316177; 4805316179.Subject(s): Sasaki, Sadako, 1943-1955 -- Juvenile literature | Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature | Leukemia in children -- Patients -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Juvenile literature | Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature | Atomic bomb | Leukemia | Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects | Japan | Japan -- Hiroshima-shi
Contents:
A most unusual arrival -- Life in the midst of war -- Dark days looming -- The unthinkable -- Hell on earth -- Surrender and hardship -- The bumpy road to recovery -- Joys of everyday life -- A different kind of pain -- Devastating news -- Holding on to happiness -- Treatment begins -- Graduation -- Hospital life -- All pain, no gain -- Lost in the stars -- Dreams take flight -- Little outings -- A secret wish -- Pain-free at last -- Cranes take flight
Summary: In this book, author Sue DiCicco and Sadako's older brother Masahiro tell her complete story in English for the first time--how Sadako's courage throughout her illness inspired family and friends, and how she became a symbol of all people, especially children, who suffer from the impact of war. Her life and her death carry a message: we must have a wholehearted desire for peace and be willing to work together to achieve it. Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on her city of Hiroshima at the end of World War II. Ten years later, just as life was starting to feel almost normal again, this athletic and enthusiastic girl was fighting a war of a different kind. One of many children affected by the bomb, she had contracted leukemia. Patient and determined, Sadako set herself the task of folding 1000 paper cranes in the hope that her wish to be made well again would be granted. 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. -- Publisher's description.
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In this book, author Sue DiCicco and Sadako's older brother Masahiro tell her complete story in English for the first time--how Sadako's courage throughout her illness inspired family and friends, and how she became a symbol of all people, especially children, who suffer from the impact of war. Her life and her death carry a message: we must have a wholehearted desire for peace and be willing to work together to achieve it. Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on her city of Hiroshima at the end of World War II. Ten years later, just as life was starting to feel almost normal again, this athletic and enthusiastic girl was fighting a war of a different kind. One of many children affected by the bomb, she had contracted leukemia. Patient and determined, Sadako set herself the task of folding 1000 paper cranes in the hope that her wish to be made well again would be granted. 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. -- Publisher's description.

On front cover: "Endorsed by the Sadako Legacy NPO."

A most unusual arrival -- Life in the midst of war -- Dark days looming -- The unthinkable -- Hell on earth -- Surrender and hardship -- The bumpy road to recovery -- Joys of everyday life -- A different kind of pain -- Devastating news -- Holding on to happiness -- Treatment begins -- Graduation -- Hospital life -- All pain, no gain -- Lost in the stars -- Dreams take flight -- Little outings -- A secret wish -- Pain-free at last -- Cranes take flight

Grade 4-12

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