Sadako and the 1000 Cranes

[27 May 2020]

Today our students made paper origami cranes based on the story of Sadako. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes is based on the true story of a girl named Sadako Sasaki. It begins nine years after the United States dropped an atom bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan in an attempt to end World War II…. The leukemia was a result of radiation poisoning from the bomb Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes’ is a story that inspires hope and peace. Read about this true story, and learn some interesting facts about the author Eleanor Coerr.