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

Park, Linda Sue. (Author).

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  • 69 out of 86 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 3 out of 3 copies are currently available at Houston County Public Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Perry Branch Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780547251271
  • ISBN: 0547251270
  • ISBN: 9780547577319 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0547577311 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1451733941 (PawPrnts)
  • ISBN: 9781451733945 (PawPrnts)
  • Physical Description: 121 p. : col. map ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes "A message from Salva Dut, Rochester, New York, 2010" and "Author's note."
Summary, etc.: 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: Grades 6 & up.
Study Program Information: Accelerated Reader AR. MG 5.0 3.0 140710.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2011
Subject: Dut, Salva, 1974- > Juvenile fiction.
Dut, Salva, 1974- > Fiction.
Dut, Salva, 1974- > Fiction.
Water for South Sudan, Inc.
Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Water-supply > Juvenile fiction.
Blacks > Sudan > Juvenile fiction.
Sudan > History > Civil War, 1983-2005 > Juvenile fiction.
Children and war > Juvenile fiction.
War stories > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Sudan > Juvenile fiction.
South Sudan > Juvenile fiction.
Lost Boys of Sudan > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Survival skills > Fiction.
Water > Fiction.
Blacks > Sudan > Fiction.
Sudan > History > Fiction.
Genre: Dust jackets (Bindings) > 2010.
Authors' autographs (Provenance) > Park > 2010.
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