Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Characters from LitCharts | The creators of SparkNotesThis banner text can have markup. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Ten years later she died as a result of radiation from the bomb. Her courage made Sadako a heroine to children in Japan. This is the story of Sadako.
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes  is a children's historical novel written by Canadian-American author Eleanor Coerr and published in The book has been translated into many languages and published in many places, to be used for peace education programs in primary schools. After being diagnosed with leukemia from the radiation , Sadako's friend told her to fold origami paper cranes orizuru in hope of making a thousand of them. She was inspired to do so by the Japanese legend that one who created a thousand origami cranes would be granted a wish. Her wish was simply to live through her disease Leukemia so she could go in running team which was her dream to.
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. July 31, History. By Eleanor Coerr , Teresa Mlawer. Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks. Sadako and the thousand paper cranes Eleanor Coerr, Teresa Mlawer.