A Long Walk To Water

A Long Walk to Water
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 121
ISBN 9780547251271
Rating 4/5 from 90 reviews

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, 11-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. By a Newbery Medal-winning author.