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The Resource A long walk to water : based on a true story, by Linda Sue Park

A long walk to water : based on a true story, by Linda Sue Park

Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story
Title
A long walk to water
Title remainder
based on a true story
Statement of responsibility
by Linda Sue Park
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Theme
Tone
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Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Older Children, 2011.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
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370653
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DLC
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Index
no index present
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720
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
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based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, by Linda Sue Park
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Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Lccn
2009048857
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System control number
(OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182

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