A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

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Simply and economically written, this account of the experiences of a young Sudanese refugee is suspenseful, poignant, and personal. The ending, which brings together the two separate narrative strands, is unexpected and moving. Includes a map, an afterword by the lost boy” on whose story this is based (now living in Rochester, NY), and an author’s note
Paperback, 128 pages
By Linda Sue Park

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The New York Instances bestseller A Lengthy Stroll to Water starts as tales, advised in alternating sections, approximately 11-12 months-olds in Sudan, a woman in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The woman, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that may be hours’ Stroll from her house: she makes journeys to the pond each day. The boy, Salva, turns into probably the most “misplaced boys” of Sudan, refugees who quilt the African continent strolling as they seek for their households and for a secure position to stick. Enduring each and every hassle from loneliness to assault Via armed rebels to touch with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his tale is going directly to intersect with Nya’s in an stunning and transferring means.
Merely and economically written, this account of the reports of a tender Sudanese refugee is suspenseful, poignant, and private. The finishing, which brings in combination {the the 2} separate narrative strands, is sudden and transferring. Features a map, an afterword Via the misplaced boy” on whose tale that is based totally (now dwelling in Rochester, NY), and an writer’s word
Paperback, 128 pages
Via Linda Sue Park

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