One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue
(ePUB - Jan 2012)
Not currently available online.
"The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima."
Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand paper cranes 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 to remember Sadako and the many other children who were victims of the Hiroshima bombing. On top of the statue is a girl holding a large crane in her outstretched arms. Today in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this statue of Sadako is beautifully decorated with thousands of paper cranes given by people throughout the world.
- SKU: 9780307806345
- SKU10: 0307806340
- Title: One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue
- Publisher: Laurel Leaf
- Release Date: Jan 25, 2012
- Pages: 112
- Age Range: 10 - 13
- Grade Level: 5th Grade thru 8th Grade
- Category: NON-FICTION CHILDREN'S BOOKS/BOOKS ON TAPE OR CD
- Subject: People & Places - Asia