A Long Walk to Water, is a novel of historical fiction by Linda Sue Park. It is based on a true story of Salva Dut- one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. This guide for the book includes activities , discussion questions, graphic organizers, and writing prompts for a class read aloud. It is aligned with Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy Standards for grades 3-5, and with proper guidance, students in grades 3-5 will be able to navigate a higher level text. Through reading and discussion students will become aware of the history of conflict and how people around the world struggle to access basic needs, like clean drinking water.