Park, Linda Sue.

A long walk to water : based on a true story / by Linda Sue Park. - New York : Clarion Books, 2009, 2010 - 122pgs. cm.

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.

Grade Range: 5-7

9780547251271 9780329878054 (hardback) $14.16 9780547577319 (pbk)

2009048857

PZ7.P22115 / Lo 2009

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