Sadako

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Eleanor Coerr
Illustrator(s):
Ed Young
Age Group:
8-10
Publisher:
Puffin Books
ISBN:
978-0698115880
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

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.

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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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