Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes

ISBN-10: 0698118022
ISBN-13: 9780698118027
Author: Coerr, Eleanor
Illustrated by: Himler, Ronald
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: September 1987

Copyright: 1999

Page Count: 80


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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: R
Lexile: 690L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0
Grade Level Equivalent: 4

BISAC Subjects

Leukemia in children; Juvenile literature

Leukemia in children; Juvenile literature

Leukemia in children; Juvenile literature

Description
Based on a true story, Hiroshima-born Sadako is told that she has the "atom bomb disease," leukemia; thus she turns to her native beliefs by making a thousand paper cranes so the gods will grant her one wish to be well again.
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