A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story (Hardcover)

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story By Caren Stelson, Akira Kusaka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Caren Stelson, Akira Kusaka (Illustrator)
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A heartbreaking but essential perspective on war and survival.--starred, Kirkus Reviews

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young audience.

Sachiko's family home was about half a mile from where the atomic bomb fell on August 9, 1945. Her family experienced devastating loss. When they returned to the rubble where their home once stood, her father miraculously found their serving bowl fully intact. This delicate, green, leaf-shaped bowl--which once held their daily meals--now holds memories of the past and serves as a vessel of hope, peace, and new traditions for Sachiko and the surviving members of her family.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781541521483
ISBN-10: 154152148X
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publication Date: August 4th, 2020
Pages: 40
Language: English