A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

By Linda Sue Park

The hot York instances bestseller an extended stroll to Water starts as tales, advised in alternating sections, approximately eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a woman in 2008 and a boy in 1985. the lady, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that's hours’ stroll from her domestic: she makes journeys to the pond each day. The boy, Salva, turns into one of many "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who disguise the African continent taking walks as they look for their households and for a secure position to stick. Enduring each difficulty from loneliness to assault by way of armed rebels to touch with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his tale is going directly to intersect with Nya’s in an extraordinary and relocating method.

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There, directly in front of him, were two white DUCKS. They were marching forward, one-footup and one-foot-down. Quack! Quack! Quackety! Quack!!! Their home was a boat with two wise eyes on the Yangtze River. (2) \ Fleming, Ian (1) } [in The Story about Ping] (7) Ping was always careful, very, very careful not to be the last, because the last duck to cross over the bridge always got a spank on the back. Most motorcars are conglomerations (this is a long word for “bundles”) of steel and wire and rubber and plastic, and electricity and oil and gasoline and water, and the toffee papers you pushed down the back seat last Sunday.

Quotations by Author: Byars, Betsy } [Sara, in The Summer of the Swans, ch 5] (3) \ Caldecott, Randolph (1) . . and they all fell to playing the game of catch-as-catch-can, till the gunpowder ran out at the heels of their boots. } [in “The Great Panjandrum Himself,” in The Panjandrum Picture Book] } [in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, ch 1] (4) (5) The spider didn’t answer. She was very busy spinning her web. —out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar. } [in The Very Hungry Caterpillar] (3) But he was still hungry.

It’s something. It can’t be nothing! I don’t know its name so I call it Magic. } [in The Secret Garden, ch 27] \ Burton, Virginia Lee (1) The sun is shining—the sun is shining. That is the Magic. The flowers are growing—the roots are stirring. That is the Magic. Everyone and everything was stopped . . but . . . . . . KATY The city of Geoppolis was covered with a thick blanket of snow. } [in Katy and the Big Snow] (2) } [Colin, in The Secret Garden, ch 23] (13) With his head up in the air and his eyes full of laughter walked as strongly and steadily as any boy in Yorkshire—Master Colin.

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