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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The Day You Begin

Jacqueline Woodson

There are many reasons to feel different. Maybe it's how you look or talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat or something else just as random.

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