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A long walk to water : based on a true story

Long Walk to Water

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Clarion Books, Boston ; New York, p.121 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3566 .A6739 L66 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9208328

Keywords:

1974- --Juvenile fiction, 1983-2005--Juvenile fiction, Blacks--Sudan--Fiction, Dut, Dut, Salva, 1974- --Fiction, Refugees--Fiction, Refugees--Sudan--Juvenile fiction, Salva, Sudan--History--Civil War, Sudan--History--Civil War, 1983-2005--Fiction, Survival--Fiction, Water--Fiction, Water--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

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.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 720; Book level 5; Ages 9-14