One Thousand Paper Cranes

One Thousand Paper Cranes

The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue

Book - 2001
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Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of the Atomic Bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes, symbolizing her hope for peace, and her courageous struggle with her illness inspired her classmates. After her death, they started a national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue in memory of Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Publisher: New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf, 2001, c1997.
ISBN: 9780440228431
Branch Call Number: J BIO SASAKI S. Ishii
Characteristics: 97 p. :,ill., map, music ;,18 cm.


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