Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

Written by Edwidge Danticat and Illustrated by Alix Delinois

Junior uses his imagination to keep hope alive after he is trapped for 8 days underneath his collapsed house following an earthquake in Haiti. He thinks about what he loves most about Haiti-- flying a kite with his best friend and chasing his sister around St. Marc’s Square. His strategy keeps him alive until he is rescued.

Age Range 4 - 8 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Orchard Books
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780545278492
Lexile AD590
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