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  • Published: New York : Clarion Books, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 121 p. : map ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 720

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780547251271 (hc)
  • 0547251270 (hc)


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A long walk to water

by Park, Linda Sue.

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Call number: Y Fiction / Park, Linda

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"Based on a true story."

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.

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my favorite of all the top ten titles!! voted the tappan top title.


liked how it was based on a real life story

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