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A Long Walk to Water : Based On A True Story

by Linda Sue Park

Synopsis

From Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park, an emotional novel based on a true story.Nya goes to the pond to fetch water for her family. She walks eight hours every day.Salva walks away from his war-torn village. He is a lost boy refugee, destined to cover Africa on foot, searching for his family and safety.Two young people . . . two stories.One country: Sudan.This mesmerizing dual narrative follows two threads-one unfolding in 2008 and one in 1985-with one hopeful message: that even in a troubled country, determined survivors may find the future they are hoping for.

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Copyright year 2010
ISBN-13 9780547577319
ISBN-10 0547577311
Class Copyright
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Subject Fiction;Juvenile Fiction
File Size 85 MB
Number of Pages 128
Length of Recording 6
Shelf No. KQ753
Grade Range 5 - 9
Ages 10 - 14
Lexile 720L
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