Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Written by Eleanor Coerr and Illustrated by Ronald Himler

The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan.

Age Range 8 - 10 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
80
Publisher
Scholastic, Inc
Grade Level 3rd - 5th
ISBN
9780439168243
Lexile 690L
Themes