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A long walk to water : a novel

Author: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 a 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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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Salva Dut; Salva Dut; Salva Dut; Salva Dut
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Sue Park
ISBN: 9780547577319 0547577311 9780606234061 0606234063 9780547251271 0547251270
OCLC Number: 694830093
Notes: "Based on a true story."
Target Audience: 720
Description: 121 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Linda Sue Park.
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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 a 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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