Between Shades of Gray

Author(s): Ruta Sepetys

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One night fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and young brother are hauled from their home by Soviet guards, thrown into cattle cars and sent away. They are being deported to Siberia. An unimaginable and harrowing journey has begun. Lina doesn't know if she'll ever see her father or her friends again. But she refuses to give up hope. Lina hopes for her family. For her country. For her future. For love - first love, with the boy she barely knows but knows she does not want to lose ...Will hope keep Lina alive? Set in 1941, "Between Shades of Gray" is an extraordinary and haunting story based on first-hand family accounts and memories from survivors.

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Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Teen Books Category 2012.

Born and raised in Michigan, Ruta Sepetys is the daughter of a Lithuanian refugee. Ruta lives with her family in Tennessee. Between Shades of Gray is her first novel.

General Fields

  • : 9780141335889
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Books
  • : 0.235
  • : December 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ruta Sepetys
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.6
  • : 352