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Calling the wind : a story of healing and hope  Cover Image Book Book

Calling the wind : a story of healing and hope / Trudy Ludwig ; [illustrated by] Kathryn Otoshi.

Ludwig, Trudy, (author.). Otoshi, Kathryn, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593426401
  • ISBN: 0593426401
  • ISBN: 9780593426418
  • ISBN: 059342641X
  • Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A Japanese family mourns the loss of a wife and mother by making origami cranes and using the Wind Telephone to communicate their feelings of loss and yearning.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8. Alfred A. Knopf.
AD320L Lexile
Decoding demand: 37 (low) Semantic demand: 49 (medium) Syntactic demand: 35 (low) Structure demand: 73 (high) Lexile
Subject: Bereavement > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Japan > Juvenile fiction.
Winds > Juvenile fiction.
Japan > Social life and customs > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE LUD (Text) 0001012491046 JUV Easy New Available -

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