A review by daisey
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story, by Caren Stelson


Beginning in the summer of 1945, when Sachiko was six years old, this book follows her story through the bombing of Nagasaki and her life afterwards. The details of the day that the bomb was dropped on the city and the months immediately following were heartbreaking. They were described in a way that made the horror of the event incredibly clear, yet without graphic detail. As the story went on, it focused on efforts by the Japanese people and Sachiko, in particular, to work for future peace.

I highly recommend this book for young readers learning about or interested in World War II.

* I received an electronic copy of this book through NetGalley for an honest review.