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Finding Chika: a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family
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Published:
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
243 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062952394, 0062952390, 9780062952394

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Description
"Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika's arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, "No one in Haiti can help you." Mitch and Janine bring Chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. Instead, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, around-the-world journey to find a cure. As Chika's boundless optimism and humor teach Mitch the joys of caring for a child, he learns that a relationship built on love, no matter what blows it takes, can never be lost."--,Publisher's description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Albom, M. (2019). Finding Chika: a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family. First edition. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Albom, Mitch, 1958-. 2019. Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Albom, Mitch, 1958-, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Albom, Mitch. Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family. First edition. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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