A Long Walk to Water
  • Author : Linda Sue Park
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547251271
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Book excerpt: When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, 11-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. By a Newbery Medal-winning author.

A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water

Author : Linda Sue Park,Ginger Knowlton
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, 11-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 ...

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A Long Walk To Water

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Cherished by millions of readers, this #1 New York Times best-selling novel is a powerful tale of perseverance and hope. Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park interweaves the stories of two Sudanese children who overcome mortal dangers to improve their lives and the lives of others. A Long Walk to Water begins ...

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