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A long walk to water. [BOOK CLUB KIT] : a novel / by Linda Sue Park.

Park, Linda Sue (Author).


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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  • Physical Description: 121 pages : map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2011]

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General Note:
This is a BOOK CLUB KIT with __15__ copies.
"Based on a true story"--T.-p
Subject: Dut, Salva, 1974- > Juvenile fiction
Refugees > Juvenile fiction
Survival > Juvenile fiction
Water > Juvenile fiction
Black people > Sudan > Juvenile fiction
Sudan > History > Civil War, 1983-2005 > Juvenile fiction
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Madison County Public Library.


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