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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Refugee

Alan Gratz

Josef, Isabel and Mahmoud all go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. Although they are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end.

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