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Good braider by Farish, Terry 

Paperback(Skyscrape, 2014)

BTSB #: 322856 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   


Subjects: Refugees - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Sudanese Americans - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction Portland (Me.) - Fiction


Summary: In spare free verse laced with unforgettable images, Viola's strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family's journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine. Here, in the sometimes too close embrace of the local Southern Sudanese Community, she dreams of South Sudan while she tries to navigate the strange world of America-a world where a girl can wear a short skirt, get a tattoo, or even date a boy.


8.19 *

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700188
Larga travesia hasta el agua by Park, Linda Sue 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Clarion, 2021)

BTSB #: 700188 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Spanish Language Historical Fiction


Subjects: Dut, Salva,|d1974- - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Water - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family during Sudan's civil war and must walk with other Dinka tribe members in search of a safe haven. In Spanish.


22.08 *

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700190
Long walk to water : based on a true story by Park, Linda Sue 

BTSB Prebound(Clarion, 2010)

BTSB #: 700190 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5 MG+RC: 4.4 6-8 Lexile: 720 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Dut, Salva,|d1974- - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Water - Fiction Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family during Sudan's civil war and must walk with other Dinka tribe members in search of a safe haven.


700197
Long walk to water : based on a true story by Park, Linda Sue 

Paperback(Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)

BTSB #: 700197 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5 MG+RC: 4.4 6-8 Lexile: 720 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Dut, Salva,|d1974- - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Water - Fiction Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family during Sudan's civil war and must walk with other Dinka tribe members in search of a safe haven.


7.37 *

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P02758
Long walk to water : based on a true story by Park, Linda Sue 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02758 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Dut, Salva,|d1974- - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Water supply - Fiction Blacks - Sudan - Fiction Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family during Sudan's civil war and must walk with other Dinka tribe members in search of a safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.


42.74 *

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304117
What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel by Eggers, Dave 

Paperback(Vintage Books, 2007)

BTSB #: 304117 Available

Dewey: FAges: 16-18   
Lexile: 870

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Sudanese - United States - Fiction Refugees - Sudan - Fiction Refugees - United States - Fiction Vulgarity - Fiction Sudan - Immigration and emigration - Fiction United States - Immigration and emigration - Fiction Sudan - History|y1983-2005, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children -the so-called Lost Boys-was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges.


13.90 *

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