Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
By Eleanor Coerr; Penguin Group, 1977
FROM BACK COVER:
"The star of her school's running team, Sadako is lively and athletic . . . until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life -- the race against time.
Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan."
Ages 8+; pb $5.99
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