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  • Published: New York : Orchard Books, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 820

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  • 9780545278492 (hardcover)
  • 054527849X (hardcover)

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Eight days : a story of Haiti

by Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

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Call number: E DAN

Available Copies: Pittsfield Youth PicBks, Traverwood Youth PicBks

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Junior tells of the games he played in his mind during the eight days he was trapped in his house after the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Includes author's note about Haitian children before the earthquake and her own children's reactions to the disaster.

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This is a good true story that isn't too intense to share with kids. It shares the experience of a boy stuck in rubble after the earthquake in Haiti.

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