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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
Title
A long walk to water
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
Character
Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Older Children, 2011.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
370653
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Park, Linda Sue
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 010 up
  • 720L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 720
  • 720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dut, Salva
  • Dut, Salva
  • Refugees
  • Survival
  • Water
  • Blacks
  • Refugees
  • Survival
  • Water
  • Blacks
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
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."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
805270
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547251271
  • (OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Note
"Based on a true story."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
805270
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547251271
  • (OCoLC)495597182

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