A Long Walk to Water
A NovelBook - 2010
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Eleven-year-old Salva Dut’s world is torn apart when rebels invade his village in South Sudan in 1985. Fleeing from the fighting and separated from his family, Salva endures starvation, dehydration and incarceration in refugee camps before immigrating to the United States in 1996. One of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan, Salva’s story illustrates the resiliency of the human spirit. Nya is a young gi… (more)
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A Long Walk to Water is a short novel by Linda Sue Park. It includes the true story of Salva Dut, a Sudanese Lost Boy, and the fictional story of Nya, a young village girl.
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