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A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story · Nonfiction - Young Adult

by Caren Stelson


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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.

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Lerner Publishing Group
Carolrhoda Books ®
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Nonfiction - Young Adult


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Caren Stelson (Author)

Caren Stelson has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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