A Long Walk to Water


Linda Sue Park

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A Long Walk to Water Symbols


The central symbol of A Long Walk to Water is, unsurprisingly, water. The main characters in the book are desperate for water, and will go to great lengths to find it. Nya spends hours every…

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During his long walk across Sudan, Salva Dut experiences many setbacks. Sometimes, he’s just too exhausted and distraught to keep moving. However, Salva’s uncle Jewiir encourages him to keep moving by telling him to move…

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