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Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

ISBN-10: 1467789038
ISBN-13: 9781467789035
Author: Stelson, Caren
Interest Level: 5-12
Publisher: Lerner

Publication Date: October 2016

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 144

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Interest Level

Grades 5-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading:
Lexile: 850L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 4.0
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BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / Asia *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars *

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong aftermath. Having conducted extensive interviews with Sachiko Yasui, Caren Stelson chronicles Sachiko?s trauma and loss as well as her long journey to find peace. This book offers readers a remarkable new perspective on the final moments of World War II and their aftermath.