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Sachiko, A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story

When Sachiko was six years old, an atomic bomb exploded over Nagasaki, killing Sachiko’s little brother and most of her playmates. While her family traveled to a relatively safer place, her brothers suffered and died from the effects of radiation. Radiation … Continue reading

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Hiroshima No Pika

A classic book about the atomic bomb, Hiroshima No Pika is heartbreakingly vivid about the events and after effects of August 6, 1945. Author/illustrator Toshi Maruki presents a conglomerate of others’ experiences into the experience of one little girl and her family, … Continue reading

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