Based on a true story, the author tells the story of Nya who spends seven months of the year walking each day for eight hours in order for her family to have water. The reader also learns the story of Salva who is walking away from his ruined village to find safety.
2012-2013 Lamplighter Award
Reading Level: 0.0
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Copyright October 4, 2011
ISBN# 9780547577319 (PB)