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Sadako and the thousand paper cranes
Transcript of Sadako and the thousand paper cranes
by: Eleanor Coerr
Book Report By: Brianne Kuwahara
My Favorite Part of the Book
My favorite part of the book is when Sadako and Kenji meet. Because there both going through the same thing. Fighting to save their lives.
About the Author
Sadako Sasaki was born in 1943.
Eleanor Coerr was born on May 29, 1922 in Canada and died on November 22, 2010 in NYC, New York. She has written a lot of books (to many to type). Eleanor was interested in writing books about Japan. She got married to Wymberly De Renne Coerr
I would recommend this book to people who would like...
Masahiro Sasaki (Older)
Eiji Sasaki (younger)
Mitsue Sasaki (younger)
It was Peace Day and Sadako and her best friend Chizuko couldn't wait to go to the festival
Sadako tells her parents that that she was chosen to be apart of her school relay team.
When it was Sadako's turn in the relay race, her heart was pounding against her ribs painfully. She decided not to tell her parents .
One day while Sadako was running around in her school field she fell to the ground.
Her father took her to the hospital
When the whole family was there she found out she had Leukemia.
The next day Chizuko came to visit Sadako. When she came she gave Sadako some paper and told her the story of the 1,000 paper cranes,
One day while Sadako was in the hospital her nurse took her outside where she meets Kenji.
Sadako and Kenji would meet on the porch everyday. But one day Kenji didn't come outside. He died. That night Sadako had folded 464 cranes.
Sadako gets to go home from the hospital for a few days. Sadako has now folded 622 cranes.
On October 25, 1955 Sadako Sasaki died. She folded a total of 644 cranes
History about Japan and there people
Sadako Sasaki died on October 25, 1955. Her classmates folded 356 so that 1,000 cranes were buried with Sadako. In 1958 a statue of Sadako was unveiled in Hiroshima Peace Park. August 6 is Peace Day
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