Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Publish date: December 1st 1999
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
The story of Sadako Sasaki brings tears to my eyes. The author goes too far in her fiction for me to recommend it. In second grade our teacher read us a picture book about her life and her cranes, it wasn't this and I haven't been able to find it online, but the story stayed with me. It had lost mos...
written by Eleanor Coerr, illustrated by Ed Young Of all the books I read with Ama, Sadako is definitely one of the ones I most associate with our summers together (a few others are Harry Potter, The Giver, and Holes). After we read it, Ama taught me how to fold paper cranes and we made them out o...
I read this book 16 years ago after spending time among the paper cranes at Peace Park in Hiroshima. I did not cry any less reading it today.
I originally heard the story of Sadako in 6th grade while learning about international cultures, my teacher reiterated it briefly during class to spur discussion but I was never really payed much attention. However the story still resonates with me and now years later after becoming more interested ...
Fun learning experience behind the origami crane.