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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story, Linda Sue Park
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Author:    Linda Sue Park

Title:   A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Clarion Books November 2010

ISBN Number:    0547251270 / 9780547251271

Seller ID:   124280

"A Long Walk to Water" begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours' walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya's in an astonishing and moving way.

Price = 17.99 USD



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