In the book A Long Walk of Water, Linda Sue Park set up two stories: one is in 2008, Nya and the water scarcity ; the other one is in 1985, Salva and Second Sudanese Civil War. The time is different, people are different, and difficulty is also different. But the place is same, in Sudan. The age is same, in teenage. Nya’s story is about water. She must walk over 8 hours a day to get water to support her parents and her younger sister, Akeer. Then, school, hospital were built in her village, their life become better. Salva’s story is about the war. His family broke in the Second Sudanese Civil War. In the escapes , he met his uncle but his uncle dead. He went to the refugee camp from the Gilo River and grows up there. I think the two stories will come together. Salva grew up, he tried to find his family but it didn’t work. He worked for a charity that helps people with no clean water. And Nya been invited to there and get help from the charity. Then Nya met Salva.