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One thousand cranes

Thomas, Colin

One thousand cranes

a play

by Thomas, Colin

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Published by Simon & Pierre in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Colin Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15303476M
ISBN 100889241899
LC Control Number87093533

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr With Scholastic’s Book Wizard calculating Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes as a fifth grade reading level with a Lexile Level of , I wanted to make this unit as flexible as possible for the fifth grade teacher who may wish to quickly read this book to reinforce a World War II social studies Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Book . One beautiful day in , Eleanor revisited Hiroshima and saw the statue of Sadako in the Hiroshima Peace Park. Impressed by the stories she heard about Sadako’s talent for running, courage when faced with cancer, and determination to fold one thousand paper cranes, Eleanor was inspired to find a copy of Kokeshi, Sadako’s autobiography.

One day Sadako's friend tells her about the thousand paper cranes. The story goes that if you make a thousand paper cranes, the Gods will heal you. After Sadako hears about this she is determined to make a thousand paper cranes. Each day Sadako makes a few. Despite the pain she is going through she still is determined to make them. Dr. Mayumi Purvis, founder of One Thousand Cranes Counselling and Consultancy, is a Professional Counsellor and Dignity Therapist. Her services aim to promote comfort, enhance coping, and facilitate a sense of peace and meaning.

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