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The Resource A long walk to water : based on a true story : a novel, by Linda Sue Park

A long walk to water : based on a true story : a novel, by Linda Sue Park

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A long walk to water : based on a true story : a novel
Title
A long walk to water
Title remainder
based on a true story : a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Linda Sue Park
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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
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Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Older Children, 2011.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011.
Awards note
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
  • Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2011
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370653
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DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
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no index present
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MG
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720
Literary form
novels
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  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.0
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR.
Target audience
pre adolescent
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based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story : a novel, by Linda Sue Park
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Publication
Note
  • "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt"--t.p
  • "Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story : a novel, by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Note
  • "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt"--t.p
  • "Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547251271
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009048857
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182

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