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

Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story
Title
A long walk to water
Title remainder
based on a true story
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Linda Sue Park
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
370653
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grades 6 & up
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.P22115
LC item number
Lo 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR.
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes "A message from Salva Dut, Rochester, New York, 2010" and "Author's note."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5472228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547577319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn495597182
  • (OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water : based on a true story, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Note
Includes "A message from Salva Dut, Rochester, New York, 2010" and "Author's note."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5472228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
121 p.
Isbn
9780547577319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn495597182
  • (OCoLC)495597182

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    • Bryan County Library - Richmond HillBorrow it
      9607 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill PO Box 939, GA, 31324-0939, US
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