She has written six childrens novels and five picture books. The girl, nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours walk more. Linda sue park is the author of many books for young readers, including the newbery medal winner a single shard, and many other novels, poems and picture. Basing the book on the true story of refugee salva dut, who established the nonprofit organization. In 2008 nya has to walk a super long distance to get water for her family.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A long walk to water is based on the true story of salva, one of some 3,800 sudanese lost boys airlifted to the united states beginning in the mid 1990s. Linda sue park received the 2002 newbery medal for a single shard. Linda sue park born march 25, 1960 is a koreanamerican author who published her first novel, seesaw girl, in 1999. Get exclusive videos, blogs, photos, cast bios, free episodes. 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.
Sped not required teaching resources teachers pay teachers. Use semicolons to separate phrases or clauses in a series if they are long or contain. Salvas story is told in the new york times bestseller a long walk to water, by linda sue park. These vocab cards match the a long walk to water adapted book. Audio recording of a long walk to water by linda sue park. Water for south sudan, as well as on other firstperson. A long walk to water is a short novel written by linda sue park and published in 2010. This inspired salva to help his father and his country by bringing clean water to those in need. To date, she has written six childrens novels and five picture books for younger readers. Based on a true story by park, linda sue and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Schools can win a visit from salva through the wfss iron giraffe challenge. Salva who is a refugee during the 1985 war has to make a long journey to find safety. A long walk to water is a devastating, painful story. There have been several books about the lost boys of sudan for adults, teens, and even for elementaryschool readers. Based on a true story 9780547577319 by park, linda sue and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Parks book, a long walk to water, features family friend salva dut and his childhood experience growing up in the sudan as well as another.
It includes the true story of salva dut whose story is based in 1985, a part of the dinka tribe and a sudanese lost boy, and the fictional story of nya whose story is based in 2008, a young village girl that was a part of the nuer tribe. Touching take on lost boys of sudan, based on true story. Linda sue park is a korean american author of childrens fiction. Buy long walk to water book online at low prices in india long. The girl, nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours walk. A long walk to water study guide contains a biography of linda sue park, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Even though i am in fourth grade i want to read this book. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The stories are 25 years apart but the book talks about how their stories intersect. A long walk to water by linda sue park is a nonfiction book about a young girl named nya who walks eight hours every day to get water for her family in 2008, and about a boy named salva who walks away from his family and the only home he has ever known to stay safe from the war in 1985. A long walk to water begins as two stories, told in alterna.
Study 93 terms a long walk to water flashcards quizlet. Linda sue park is the author of bestseller a long walk to water as well as the newbery medal book a single shard and many other acclaimed novels and picture books. In addition to novels, she has written picture books and poetry for young. Watch the official world news tonight with david muir online at abc. Park published her first novel, seesaw girl, in 1999. Linda sue park is the author of bestseller a long walk to water as well as the newbery medal book a single shard and many other acclaimed novels and. Linda sue park is the author of newbery medal title a single shard as well as numerous other novels, picture books, and poetry. Sentence fragments and runon sentences lone star college.837 1386 1181 1323 1101 1220 371 962 1017 689 684 438 610 1125 1113 1106 704 933 223 1139 939 1371 43 996 67 1447 1277 750 314 1059 473 1411 1142 1189 80 993