A Long Walk to Water (Based on a True Story)


by Linda Sue Park, 117 pages


Item Number: 2522

This book for the blind is offered in Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille. What is Grade 2 Braille? Purchase in Unified English Braille

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Product Description:

This New York Times bestseller begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan - a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985.

The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours' walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay.

Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya's in an astonishing and moving way.

For ages 10 to 14.

Package Weight: about 2.2 pounds.

(From the Middle-School Adventures shelf.)