Based on a true story
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.
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newberry Medal book A Single Shard and bestseller A Long Walk to Water . She has written several acclaimed picture book texts. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family.