Linda Sue Park | Quail Ridge Books | Page: Readings & Signings | Indy Week

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Linda Sue Park

When: Tue., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. 2010

Newbery Medal winner Linda Sue Park (A Single Shard) takes on the story of a Sudanese "lost boy" in her new book, A Long Walk to Water. The book is based on the true tale of Salva, a Sudanese boy in the 1980s, and Nya, a modern girl in 2008, who must walk two hours each day to draw water from a well for her family. Their stories intersect in an unexpected way that will give readers plenty of food for thought about the world around them. —Zack Smith

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