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Historical

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Biography, Features People of Color

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Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

Written by:

Caren Stelson

Published:

October 1, 2016

Publisher:

Carolrhoda Books

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Summary

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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