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The Josefina story quilt —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina.

Sadako and the thousand paper cranes —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Sadako and the thousand paper cranes —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Sixteen-year-old Bill finds adventure when he becomes a rider for the Pony Express (though his letters home never hint at the dangers he encounters).

The big balloon race —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her win it.

Sadako —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Chang's paper pony —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution.

Circus day in Japan. : Bilingual english and japanese text —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

A Japanese brother and sister take a train from the farm where they live into the city to go to their first circus, where they delight in the jugglers, the trapeze artists, and the big white elephant.

Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

Tells the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a 12-year old Japanese girl whose life has touched the hearts of millions of people. Inspired by an old legend, Sadako began folding paper cranes in hopes of overcoming an illness ...

Mieko and the fifth treasure —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Staying with her grandparents after the atomic bomb has been dropped on Nagasaki, ten-year-old Mieko feels that the happiness in her heart has departed forever and she will no longer be able to produce a beautiful drawin...

Biography of a kangaroo —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

Describes the experiences, from birth to mating, of a young kangaroo living in the Australian bush.

Chang's paper pony. —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution.

Jane Goodall —Coerr, Eleanor, 1922-

A biography of the woman whose childhood love of wildlife led her into the African bush to study chimpanzees and into later becoming a world-famous ethologist.

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