Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics) by Eleanor Coerr audiobook

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)

By Eleanor Coerr
Read by Elaina Erika Davis

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0.75 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525629078

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.  "[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.” —The Horn Book  "The story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching."  —BCCB

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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.  "[The] story speaks directly to young readers of the tragedy of Sadako's death and, in its simplicity, makes a universal statement for 'peace in the world.” —The Horn Book  "The story is told tenderly but with neither a morbid nor a sentimental tone: it is direct and touching."  —BCCB

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Author Bio: Eleanor Coerr

Author Bio: Eleanor Coerr Eleanor Coerr (1922-2010) is the author of many books for young readers, including Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and Mieko and the Fifth Treasure.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 0.75
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English