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Paperback A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Book

ISBN: 0547577311

ISBN13: 9780547577319

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

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The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy 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...

Customer Reviews

2 ratings

One of the best books I have read.

Two stories that enter twine together. Many true parts to this story, a must read!

A tough but wonderful journey

This book touch me hard at many states, especially when Salva flashbacks during his long walking journey. It's dark, horrid and unimaginable! The more I read the luckier I feel to be born and raised in The United States, a safe place, a wealthy country and the constitutions which protect my right as a citizen. The book is quite short and easy to read. The little girl Nya who lives in Nuer on 2008 meet Salva, the guy was pushed away by war from his family and country. They seemed irrelevant but relevant, it's kinda like the circle of life.

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A Long Walk to Water in 5 Ways to Celebrate Reading This National Literacy Month
5 Ways to Celebrate Reading This National Literacy Month
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 09, 2021

September is National Literacy Month, a time to encourage the young people in your life to pick up a good book and explore new worlds. Here, we offer up five strategies for sharing your love of reading with kids and young adults.

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