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A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

A Long Walk to Water
by Linda Sue Park
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A Long Walk to Water combines two storylines.

First is the story of Salva Dut.   400 more words

BOOK: A Single Shard

Author: Linda Sue Park

Published: 2001

Genre: Historical Fiction

Reading Age: Middle Grade

Setting: A village in 12th century Korea known for producing the finest pottery in the world at that time. 199 more words

Catholic Review

Tap Dancing on The Roof, Multicultural Work

Park,Linda Sue. (2007). Tap Dancing on the Roof- Sijo Poems. New York: Clarion Books.

ISBN: 978-0-618-23483-7

Hardcover: $16.99

Recommended age: 5 years +

A “sijo” is a Korean poem that has a fixed number of stressed syllables, usually divided into 3-6 lines. 141 more words

YA Multicultural Work

Clean Teen Thursdays ~ A Long Walk to Water

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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. 303 more words

Clean Teen Thursdays

A Long Walk to Water

NOBODY WANTS TO BE ALONE and everyone wants to feel safe and secure, especially children. So what happens when a young child/boy is suddenly separated from his family? 670 more words

FICTION

Review: When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park

Sun-hee and her older brother Tae-yul are proud of their Korean heritage. Yet they live their lives under Japanese occupation. All students must read and write in Japanese and no one can fly the Korean flag.

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Review: A Single Shard

A Single Shard

Author: Linda Sue Park

Publisher: Dell Yearling, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, 2001

Source: Public Library

Note: This selection is listed on the CT State Library Summer Reading list for Grades 5-6. 280 more words

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