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Titre Finding Chika : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family / Mitch Albom.
Auteur Albom, Mitch, 1958- author
Éditeur New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
©2019
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Genre anglais Biographies
Sujet anglais Jeune, Chika, 2010-2017
Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Orphans -- Haiti -- Biography
Brain -- Cancer
Cancer in children
Families
Genre français Biographies
Sujet français Jeune, Chika, 2010-2017
Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Orphelins -- Haïti -- Biographies
Cerveau -- Cancer
Cancer chez l'enfant
Familles
Description 243 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Édition First edition.
Résumé "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 with." 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. Told in hindsight, and through illuminating conversations with Chika herself, this is Albom at his most poignant and vulnerable. Finding Chika is a celebration of a girl, her adoptive guardians, and the incredible bond they formed -- a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, regardless of how it is made."-- provided by publisher.
ISBN 9780062952394 (hardcover)
   
   
 
Bibliothèque Note Cote Statut
 BENNY - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93627 JEU  RETOUR 21-12-21
 C-D-NEIGES - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE
 DU BOISÉ - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93627 ALB  DISPONIBLE
 INTERCULTURELLE - Adultes - Documentaires  COLL. ANGL.  920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE
 J-DE REPENTIGNY - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE
 JEAN-CORBEIL - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE
 L'OCTOGONE - Adultes - Documentaires    923.627 ALB 2019  DISPONIBLE
 MARIE-UGUAY - Adultes - Documentaires    362.778 ALB  DISPONIBLE
 N-D-DE-GRACE - Adultes - Documentaires  COLL. ANGL.  920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE
 PIERREFONDS - Adultes - Biographies    920.93627 JEU  DISPONIBLE

 
 
 
   
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