A Long Walk to Water: Plot Timeline

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  • Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 1

    Salva is 11 years old.
    Salva goes to school, while he out school he hears a CRACK.
    A war broke up in his village and it takes 30 min to get back home.
  • Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 15

    Slava shows perseverance in this chapter because even though he was scared to leave his village he still left to create a new life and world that would be better for him. Salva doesn't speak English but still works with the English that he knows.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 1

    Nya is 11 years old.
    Nya has to walk down a path and she struggles with thorns, hot temperature and has to carry a heavy bucket.
    This task takes almost all morning.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya Chapter 2

    While Nya is on here walk along the path she is not wearing shoes so thorns and other things get into her feet and it hurts her.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 14

    The workers found water but Nya was disappointed when she saw that the water had mud in it.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 15

    Nya was becoming inpatient because the water is muddy and they have to do several things before the water and become drinkable. Nya still has to take walks to the pond to get water.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 16

    Nya see's her dad clearing land. Nya runs over and ask her dad what's happening. Her dad tells her that they are building something.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 17

    Nya's father is building a school were girls and boys can go.
  • Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 18

    Nya's village gets clean water! Everyone is celebrating. Nya wants to thank the guy that did all this. The guy that did all this for them is Slava!!
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    Southern Sudan, Salva Chapter 2

    Salva's village Loun-Ariik is under attack and Salva can't find his family. Salva sees people from his village near him so they go sleep in a barn, the next morning when Salva woke up no one was there.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva Chapter 3

    Salva sees people that have symbols on their body, the symbols are Dinka symbols and thats the tribe that Salva is from. Salva thinks that his parents might be on their way.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva

    Salva found a group of people from the Dinka tribe and they gave him food and water. He stayed with them.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva

    Salva made new friends named Marial. Marial wants Salva to travel to Ethopia with him.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva

    Salva finds his uncle Jewiir who's been in the army the past two years. His uncle got food for Salva but then Salva kept vomiting.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva : Chapter 7

    Salva thinks his friend got eaten by a lion. Salva and his uncle are traveling across the river to Ethiopia.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva

    Slava and his uncle went across the Nile and found a fishing town.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 9

    Salva hit his toe on a hard rock and his toenail came off. Everyone is so thirsty and there is not enough water.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 11

    Salva's uncle dies.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter

    Salva shows perseverance because even though he has lost most of his family and still has no one he is still trying to survive and not letting that get to him that much.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 12

    Salva realizes that his family died.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 12

    Salva is getting forced to go back to Southern Sudan and has to cross the Gilo River. Crocodiles.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva

    The difficult challenge that Salva has to face is not getting shot by the soldiers and not get eaten by the crocodiles. He also needs to have perseverance because it takes their group and year and a half to reach Kenya. He goes from Southern Sudan, to Ethiopia, to Kenya.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 14

    Salva becomes a patient person waiting and not losing hope when his name wasn't on the list to America the first few times. When he was finally picked he felt so happy. Salva also became very independent and learns how to take care of himself.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 16

    Salva is adapting to America good. He still didn't fully understand English but he was doing his best. Slava faces conflict when he receives an email saying that his dad is alive. He goes through challenges when he's trying to go to Southern Sudan to go to see his father.
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    Southern Sudan, Salva: Chapter 17

    Salva gets to Southern Sudan and sees his dad. Salva wants to see his mom too but Salva's dad tells him that it's too dangerous because there is still war going on.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya Chapter 3

    Nya scooped up brown muddy water and started drinking it to cool off. Nya then scooped more water up to fill the whole bucket and then she started walking back home while her foot still hurt. Going back will take longer then coming had.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya has to take her second trip to the pond. This was Nya's daily routine seven months of the year.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya has to dig a hole in the dry lake to get water.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya's father and brother had to go off to hunt. Nya and her mother were afraid that the men in their family would run into the tribesmen somewhere, and they would get injured or worse.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya´s sister is sick. She got sick from drinking dirty water.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nyaś family took Akeer to the doctor. The doctor said that Akeer needs to drink clean water from now on or she will get sick again. The only way to do that is to boil the dirty water.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya and her family have to move to a different area because there is a scarce amount of water where they are. Men came to talk to the older kids to talk about water.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    There are men that come to Nya's village and they are planning to do something in Nya's village and Nya can't figure out what they are plotting.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya

    Nya finds it hard to believe the men because there has never been water that close before.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 12

    Nya means a crane when she says " iron giraffe." Because she doesn't know what those are she she describes it as and animal.
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    Southern Sudan, Nya: Chapter 13

    The workers are drilling holes and the holes sprang a leak and then they patched it and the patch sprang a leak. The workers have a boss. The boss would encourage the workers and laugh and joke with them.If that didn't work he would talk to them earnestly and try to persuade them and if that didn't work he would get angry.