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

A long walk to water : based on a true story, a novel 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
a novel by Linda Sue Park
Creator
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
Writing style
Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Older Children, 2011.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
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370653
Cataloging source
DLC
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Park, Linda Sue
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P22115
LC item number
Lo 2010
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720
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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True
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  • Dut, Salva
  • Refugees
  • Survival
  • Water
  • Blacks
  • Sudan
Target audience
pre adolescent
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based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Control code
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182

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