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

By: Park, Linda SueMaterial type: TextTextDescription: 121 pages : maps ; 20 cmISBN: 0547577311Subject(s): Dut, Salva, 1974- -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Water -- Juvenile fiction | Blacks -- Sudan -- Juvenile fiction | Blacks -- Juvenile fiction | Sudan -- History -- Civil War, 1983-2005 -- Juvenile fiction | Sudan -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.P22115 | Lo 2010Summary: 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.
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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.

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