Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Eleanor Coerr • Fictionalizing History

The Arrow is the monthly digital product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel (you purchase or obtain the novels yourself). It’s geared toward children ages 8-11 and is an indispensable tool for parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.

This guide contains the following features:

  • 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
  • Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary elements
  • Literary element: Fictionalized history
  • Writing activity: Fictionalizing your life
  • 9 discussion questions
  • Book Club Party ideas
  • 42 pages
  • Original Publication Date: December 2007
  • Updated: January 2019


About the book

The star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a heroine in Japan.—Amazon

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