STUDENT REVIEW: A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

STUDENT REVIEW: A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Published November 15, 2010

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. –Goodreads

Review by Joker

Five Stars! Best book that was true that i have ever read.

Why I chose this book

The cover and it was interesting on the back of the book.

What I liked

It was about Egypt and surviving and I liked it for that.

What I didn’t like

It was to descriptive when someone died.

Favorite Quotes

“This road is to long to keep walking”

I am a middle school English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher.

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