A Long Walk to Water Important Quotes

Linda Sue Park

A Long Walk to Water

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A Long Walk to Water Important Quotes

1. “The Nile: the longest river in the world, the mother of all life in Sudan” (p. 32).

2. “The water from the holes in the lakebed could be collected only in tiny amounts. If mother tried to boil such a small amount, the pot would be dry long before they could count to two hundred” (p. 35).

3. “It was easy to grow food when there was a whole river to water the crops” (p. 36).

4. “Each time, Salva would think of his family and his village, and he was somehow able to keep his wounded feet moving forward, one painful step at a time” (p. 41).

5. “A red giraffe that makes very loud noises” (p. 51).

6. “Do you see those bushes? You need only to walk as far as those bushes” (p. 52).

7. “The Lost Boys—that is what they were being called in America—the boys who had lost their homes and families because of the…

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