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Contributor(s): Yep, Laurence (Author)

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ISBN: 0590208330     ISBN-13: 9780590208338
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 1996

Annotation: From Newbery Honor award-winning author Laurence Yep comes a boldly written, fictionalized account of the bombing of Hiroshima, as seen through the eyes of 12-year-old Sachi. Based on the actual accounts of Hiroshima survivors, this riveting novella tells the poignant story of a young girl and a city destroyed by war--and healed by the courage to rebuild and survive.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - General
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 94018195
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Lexile Measure: 760(Not Available)
Series: Apple Paperbacks
Physical Information: 0.18" H x 5.25" W x 7.56" (0.11 lbs) 56 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Asian
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 31543
Reading Level: 4.9   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
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Publisher Description:
The story describes the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, particularly as it affects Sachi, who becomes one of the Hiroshima Maidens.
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