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Sachiko

By Caren Stelson

A fresh and heartbreaking perspective on a story we think we already know.

This narrative nonfiction book tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's miraculous survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945 and the heartbreaking and lifelong aftermath. Author Caren B. Stelson had unprecedented personal access to Sachiko, conducting many hours of in person interviews in the process of creating this unique and moving history.

  • No other books - for adults or children - have been published about Sachiko.
  • Text carefully vetted by experts for accuracy.
  • Author involved with the St. Paul-Nagasaki Sister City partnership.

About the author

Caren B. Stelson hold a BA in History and Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and has worked as a teacher, educational consultant, and freelance writer. In 2009, she earned an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. Because of her friendship with Sachiko Yasui, Caren has become an active member of the Saint Paul­Nagasaki Sister City Committee as well as continuing to write and teach. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ISBN: 9781467789035
Imprint: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Dimensions: 203 x 254mm, 144pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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