The Resource A long walk to water, a novel by Linda Sue Park

A long walk to water, a novel by Linda Sue Park

Label
A long walk to water
Title
A long walk to water
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Linda Sue Park
Creator
Author
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
Citation source
  • School Library Journal starred, November 2010
  • Book Links (A.L.A.), January 2011
  • Booklist starred, September 2010
  • Library Media Connection starred, January 2011
  • Pub Weekly, October 2010
  • Horn Book, May 2011
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), December 2010
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), December 2010
  • Kirkus Review, October 2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Park, Linda Sue
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grades 6 & up
Interest level
  • MG
  • Grades 5-8
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
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR.
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dut, Salva
  • Dut, Salva
  • Dut, Salva
  • Civil War (Sudan : 1983- )
  • Refugees
  • Survival
  • Water-supply
  • Blacks
  • Sudan
  • Children and war
  • War stories
  • Orphans
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Blacks
  • Children and war
  • Orphans
  • Refugees
  • Survival
  • War stories
  • Water-supply
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
based on a true story
Label
A long walk to water, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on a true story."
  • 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
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9781451733945
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182
Label
A long walk to water, a novel by Linda Sue Park
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on a true story."
  • 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
ocn495597182
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
121 pages
Isbn
9781451733945
Lccn
2009048857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color map
System control number
(OCoLC)495597182

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