Sachiko

A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

The true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb and aftermath.

By Caren B. Stelson Read by Katherine Fenton Biographies & Memoirs / History - Asian / Military / Young Adult Nonfiction English, Unabridged 3h 27m Sell Sheet
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3 Audio CDs Tue Dec 06 00:00:00 UTC 2016 39.99 29.99 9781520063034 Add to Cart
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Description
							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 shares the true story of a young girl who survived the atomic bomb and chronicles her long journey to find peace. This special book offers readers a remarkable new perspective on the final moments of World War II and their aftermath.
Reviews

Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature; 2017 Parents’ Choice Award Winner - Awards

"[A] book that is both personal and universal, both thoroughly researched and real." - New York Times Book Review

"Filled with powerful archival images, the book also sensitively describes the historical context." - Washington Post

"Luminous, enduring, utterly necessary...Narrator Fenton provides a somber, unhurried performance well suited to the dreadful account of the bombing and its horrific aftermath." - Booklist, Starred Review

"The organization of this title makes it very practical for use in the classroom. Sure to leave a lasting impression on students." - School Library Journal, Starred Review

"An important perspective." - Kirkus Reviews

"Two narrators use three distinct styles in telling this true story of Sachiko..." - AudioFile