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From a Newbery Medalist ("A Single Shard") comes a mesmerizing novel based on a true story. "A Long Walk to Water" begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water 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.
This book is about a man who has to walk for miles to find water. It is a story of hope and survival.A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story is a book that tells the story of a man who must walk for miles to find water. He must walk with his family and friends to find water. They have no choice but to walk because they have no other option. The man walks for days and days until he finally finds water. He is able to drink and bathe in the water, but he has no idea what else the water will do for him or his family.... read more.