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Eight Days : A Story of Haiti (Hardcover)
by Edwidge Danticat and Alix Delinois


Overview - Hope comes alive in this heartfelt and deeply resonating story.

While Junior is trapped for 8 days beneath his collapsed house after an earthquake, he uses his imagination for comfort. Drawing on beautiful, everyday-life memories, Junior paints a sparkling picture of Haiti for each of those days--flying kites with his best friend or racing his sister around St.
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More About Eight Days by Edwidge Danticat; Alix Delinois
 
 
 
Overview
Hope comes alive in this heartfelt and deeply resonating story.

While Junior is trapped for 8 days beneath his collapsed house after an earthquake, he uses his imagination for comfort. Drawing on beautiful, everyday-life memories, Junior paints a sparkling picture of Haiti for each of those days--flying kites with his best friend or racing his sister around St. Marc's Square--helping him through the tragedy until he is finally rescued.

Love and hope dance across each page--granting us a way to talk about resilience as a family, a classroom, or a friend.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780545278492
  • ISBN-10: 054527849X
  • Publisher: Orchard Books
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-6
  • Dimensions: 11 x 7.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - Caribbean & Latin America
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Imagination & Play

 
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