Finding Chika

A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family

Ranked #10 in Devotion, Ranked #17 in Real Estate Investmentsee more rankings.

Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart.

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...

Reviews and Recommendations

We've comprehensively compiled reviews of Finding Chika from the world's leading experts.

Arianna Huffington Founder/The Huffington PostSo loved running into @MitchAlbom last week in the @thrive office. His new book, #FindingChika is fantastic and you can read an excerpt here: (Source)

Jillian Michaels So much of the book resonates with me - adoption, forming a family, learning from your kids. It’s a must-read, must-gift book brilliantly told as only Mitch Albom can. Bravo ❤️❤️❤️ (Source)

Rankings by Category

Finding Chika is ranked in the following categories:

Similar Books

If you like Finding Chika, check out these similar top-rated books:

Learn: What makes Shortform summaries the best in the world?