A Long Walk to Water
Based on a true account, this book tells the story of Salva Dut, an 11-year-old boy separated from his family by the civil war in Sudan, and Nya, a girl from a small village who walks miles each day to fetch water for her family.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
7th-8th Short Story 950L
The Last Class: The Story of a Little Alsatian
5th-6th Folktale 840L
The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale
5th-6th Poem 900L
Learning to Read
5th-6th Informational Text 550L
Strength in Numbers
7th-8th Informational Text 910L
Stress for Success
5th-6th Non-Fiction 670L
Diary of a Teenage Refugee
The Crow and the Pitcher