1001 Cranes (Paperback)

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“A contemplative story.”—Booklist

When twelve-year-old Angela Kato arrives in L.A., the last thing she wants to do is spend the entire summer with her grandparents. But in the Kato family, one is never permitted to complain. Grandma Michi and Aunt Janet put Angela to work in their flower shop, folding origami and creating 1001-crane displays for newlyweds. At first, Angela learns the trade begrudgingly. But when her folding skills improve and her relationships with family and friends grow, Angela is able to cope with her troubles, especially her parents’ impending divorce.

“A wonderfully engaging and poignant novel about a revered Japanese American custom that transforms the life of a lost young girl.”—Cynthia Kadohata, Newbery Award–winning author of Kira-Kira

About the Author


NAOMI HIRAHARA is an independent writer and editor.

Praise For…


“A wonderfully engaging and poignant novel about a revered Japanese-American custom that transforms the life of a lost young girl.” —Cynthia Kadohata, Newbery Award–winning author of Kira-Kira

“A contemplative story.”—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440422341
ISBN-10: 0440422345
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: June 9th, 2009
Pages: 230
Language: English