By Eleanor Coerr
(Puffin, Paperback, 9780698115880, 48pp.)
Publication Date: September 22, 1997
Japanese legend holds that if a person who is ill makes a 1,000 paper cranes, the gods will grant that person's wish to be well again. Beautiful illustrations by Caldecott-medalist Ed Young enhance the story of Sadako, a young girl dying of leukemia as a result of the atom bombing of Hiroshima.