A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

A Long Walk to Water
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About the Book: 
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.
Pub Year: 
121 pages
Special Collection Library?: 
Special Collection Library Call Number: 
Linda Sue Park Papers, Box 3