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A long walk to water : a novel : based on a true story

Park, Linda Sue.

Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.

121 p. : maps ; 22 cm.

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Reading Level: 5.0

Available

Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

978-0-547-25127-1

LC Call No:

PZ7.P22115 Lo 2010

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Park, Linda Sue.

Title:

A long walk to water : a novel : based on a true story / by Linda Sue Park.

Publisher:

Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.

Physical:

121 p. : maps ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Senior High School, October 2011

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Junior High School, September 2011

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, November 2010

Citation/Refs:

Book Links (A.L.A.), October 2010

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, September 2010

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection starred, January 2011

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, October 2010

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, January 2011

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), December 2010

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), December 2010

Summary:

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Target Audience:

5.0.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

Dut, Salva,--1974---Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Fiction.

Subject:

Survival skills--Fiction.

Subject:

Water--Fiction.

Subject:

Blacks--Sudan--Fiction.

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