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1001 Cranes

Title

1001 Cranes

Authors

Naomi Hirahara

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780385735568

Pages

225 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

With her parents on the verge of separating, a devastated twelve-year-old Japanese American girl spends the summer in Los Angeles with her grandparents, where she folds paper cranes into wedding displays, becomes involved with a young skateboarder, and learns how complicated relationships can be.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese American

Family Formation

separated parents

Awards

Best Books: Children's Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009
Choices, 2009

Keywords

cranes; wedding; love interest; skateboarding

Diversity Impact

direct

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