already baking the air, even though it was long before noon. It would take her half other wives, would walk with the herds to the water holes, where there was. A Long Walk to Water is a short novel written by Linda Sue Park and published in story of Nya, a young village girl that was a part of the Nuer tribe. Park used this book as a platform to support Dut's program, Water for South Sudan. A Long Walk to Water: based on a true story. Clarion Books, November 15, A Long Walk to Water is based on the true story of Salva, one of some 3, Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story. Read Common Sense Media's A Long Walk to Water review, age rating, and parents guide. 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. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story (English Edition) eBook: Linda Sue I have not read a book in a very long time that motivated me to care deeply. "There have been several books about the lost boys of Sudan for adults, teens, and even for elementary-school readers. But [this] spare, immediate account. A Long Walk to Water book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alterna.