Eight Days

Eight Days

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  • ISBN: 9780545278492
  • Subtitle: A Story of Haiti
  • Author: Danticat, Edwidge / Delinois, Alix (ILT)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Fiction/ Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Annotation: From National Book Award nominee Edwidge Danticat comes a timely, brilliantly crafted story of hope and imagination--a powerful tribute to Haiti and children around the world!Hope comes alive in this heartfelt and deeply resonating story.While Junior is trapped for 8 days beneath his collapsed house after an earthquake, he uses his imagination for comfort. Drawing on beautiful, everyday-life memories, Junior paints a sparkling picture of Haiti for each of those days--flying kites with his best friend or racing his sister around St. Marc's Square--helping him through the tragedy until he is finally rescued.Love and hope dance across each page--granting us a way to talk about resilience as a family, a classroom, or a friend.
  • Grade Level: 2-3
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Lexile Range: 500-599
  • Interest Level: Grades K-3
  • AR/ATOS Level Range: 3.5-3.9
  • Publish Year: 2010

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