Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

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A Minnesota Book Award Finalist

A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book

Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

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


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.

Praise for Sachiko:

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

"Luminous, enduring, utterly necessary."--starred, Booklist

"[A]n essential addition to World War II biography collections . . ."--School Library Journal

"An important perspective."--Kirkus Reviews

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