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Finding Chika : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family / Mitch Albom.

Albom, Mitch, 1958- (author., Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Hampton Branch LP BIO JEUNE (Text) 30365101346881 Adult Biography Checked out 07/07/2021
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch LP B JEUNE (Text) 0530006257471 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch LGPRINT B JEUNE ALB (Text) 30018005914862 Adult Large Print Available -
Lancaster - Indian Land Branch LP B JEUNE (Text) 30553103587046 Adult Large Print Checked out 06/29/2021
Lancaster - Kershaw Branch LP B JEUNE (Text) 30553103596310 Adult Biography Available -
Lancaster - Kershaw Branch LP B JEUNE (Text) 30553103596328 Adult Biography Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch LP B JEUNE (Text) 30553103554376 Adult Large Print Checked out 07/09/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062965486
  • ISBN: 0062965484
  • ISBN: 9781635468151
  • ISBN: 1635468159
  • Physical Description: 296 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Jeune, Chika.
Orphans > Haiti > Biography.
Orphanages > Haiti.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Topic Heading: Large type books.

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