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The Resource A long walk to water : a novel, by Linda Sue Park

A long walk to water : a novel, by Linda Sue Park

Label
A long walk to water : a novel
Title
A long walk to water
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
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
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
010 up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water : a novel, by Linda Sue Park
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on a true story."
Control code
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
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System control number
(OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water : a novel, by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Note
"Based on a true story."
Control code
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182

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