• A Long Walk to Water

A Long Walk to Water

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  • This mesmerizing dual narrative follows two threads--one unfolding in 2008 and one in 1985--with one hopeful message: that even in a troubled country, determined survivors may find the future they are hoping for
  • From the Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park, an emotional novel based on a true story.
  • multicultural
  • One of boys story is based on contributed to the afterword.
  • 128 pages
Based on a true story set in Sudan, this is a novel that tells two stories—one about a contemporary child who spends her days fetching water, the other about one of this African country's "lost boys." Simply and economically written, this account of the experiences of a young Sudanese refugee is suspenseful, poignant, and personal. The ending, which brings together the two separate narrative strands, is unexpected and moving. Includes a map, an afterword by the "lost boy" on whose story this is based (now living in Rochester, NY), and an author's note. Paperback, 128 pages. By Linda Sue Park
Educational Level
Grade Level Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Age Level Age 10, Age 11, Age 12, Age 13, Age 14
Educational Details
Age 10-14
Grade 5-9
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Unit of Measure EA
Country of Origin USA
Package Count 1
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Contains a Balloon N
Is a Small Ball N
Contains a Small Ball N
Is a Marble N
Contains a Marble N
Exposure Warning Required by the CA Prop65 N
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