Sadako Sasaki by Rachel Cohn
Rachel Cohn animated the story of Sadako Sasaki of Hiroshima, Japan, and her brave quest to make a thousand paper cranes while suffering from Leukemia caused by the atom bomb.
Five fifth-grade girls created animated programs highlighting the importance of girls throughout history. Independent animator Lynn Tomlinson showed the girls how to use collage and cut-out animation techniques to bring their stories to life. You can use this blog to talk to the girls and discuss the roles of girls in history.