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Read online A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story i A Long Walk to Water i begins as two stories told in alternating sections about a girl in Sudan in and a boy in Sudan in 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 by Linda Sue Park

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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Title:A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
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ISBN:0547251270
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Number of Pages:128
Category:Historical fiction, Young adult, Africa, Realistic fiction, Middle grade
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