The main characters in A Long Walk to Water, are Salva Dut, and Nya.
The setting of A Long Walk to Water takes place in South Sudan. The setting changes when Salva is at different refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. He also lived in Rochester, New York for a short period of time.
By: Jacob Trumbley
The conflict for Salva is that he needs to survive. His village was attacked during war. He had to run away to be safe from the violence for many years.Nya's conflict is that she needs to walk many miles each day to get water to survive and most of it is contaminated.
The theme of this book is, helping others in need makes everyone happy. When Salva built the water pump for Nya's village at the end of the story, Nya thanked him because she apreciated it so much. The water pump made Salva and the whole village happy. After everything he went through helping make others happy made him happy.