A Long Walk to Water
Score: 4
From 150 Ratings

A Long Walk to Water


  • Author : Linda Sue Park
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0547532849


A Long Walk to Water Book Description :

The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way....

The Long Walk
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Long Walk


  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501143823


The Long Walk Book Description :

In this #1 national bestseller, “master storyteller” (Houston Chronicle) Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, tells the tale of the contestants of a grueling walking competition where there can only be one winner—the one that survives. In the near future, when America has become a police state, one hundred boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. Among them is sixteen-year-old Ray Garraty, and he knows the rules—keep a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings and you’re out—permanently. With an introduction by Stephen King on “The Importance of Being Bachman.”...

The Long Walk
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Long Walk


  • Author : Slavomir Rawicz
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-06-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849016803


The Long Walk Book Description :

Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir...

The Long Walk

The Long Walk


  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501144264


The Long Walk Book Description :

A young boy has been selected to be one of 100 to take the Long Walk--a deadly contest of endurance and determination, in which each step could be his last.#x1E;8....

The Long Walk
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Long Walk


  • Author : Brian Castner
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307950871


The Long Walk Book Description :

A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, sharing additional coverage of the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life. 75,000 first printing....

Nya s Long Walk

Nya s Long Walk


  • Author : Linda Sue Park
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780358168492


Nya s Long Walk Book Description :

In this picture book companion to the bestseller A Long Walk to Water, a young South Sudanese girl goes on a journey that requires determination, persistence, and compassion. Young Nya takes little sister Akeer along on the two-hour walk to fetch water for the family. But Akeer becomes too ill to walk, and Nya faces the impossible: her sister and the full water vessel together are too heavy to carry. As she struggles, she discovers that if she manages to take one step, then another, she can reach home and Mama’s care. Bold, impressionistic paintings by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brian Pinkney evoke the dry, barren landscape and the tenderness between the two sisters. An afterword discusses the process of providing clean water in ...

The Long Walk Home

The Long Walk Home


  • Author : Matt Carter
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433690624


The Long Walk Home Book Description :

There are a few questions that lie just below the surface for many Christians. Does God really love me despite my failures? Can God use me for good in this world despite all my sin and shortcomings? Do my doubts and questions about faith make God think less of me? Do I have a future in the family of God despite my past? In the biblical story of the Prodigal Son, Jesus answers all those questions that lurk in the heart of so many believers. In The Long Walk Home, author and pastor Matt Carter takes a fresh look at this age-old story and helps the reader discover and experience, once again, the radical, never-ending love of God for His sons and daughters....

The Long Walk

The Long Walk


  • Author : Jennifer Denetdale
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation (N.M.)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438103914


The Long Walk Book Description :

In 1863, the Dine (Navajo) faced transformations to their way of life with the Americans' determination to first subjugate and then remove them to a reservation in order to begin their assimilation to American culture. This book exposes the series of events that facilitated the Navajo's removal from their homeland, their experiences during the Long Walk, their time at the Bosque Redondo reservation, their return home, and the ways in which they remember the Long Walk and the Bosque Redondo....

Long Walk to Freedom
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

Long Walk to Freedom


  • Author : Nelson Mandela
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2008-03-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0759521042


Long Walk to Freedom Book Description :

The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for hu...

The Long Walk
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Long Walk


  • Author : Brian Castner
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307950871


The Long Walk Book Description :

A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, sharing additional coverage of the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life. 75,000 first printing....