Between shades of gray: a novel

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The inspiration for the major motion picture Ashes in the Snow ! "Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." -- The Washington Post From New York Times and international bestseller and Carnegie Medal winner Ruta Sepetys, author of Salt to the Sea , comes a story of loss and of fear -- and ultimately, of survival. A New York Times notable book An international bestseller A Carnegie Medal nominee A William C. Morris Award finalist A Golden Kite Award winner Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life -- until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. But will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive? A moving and haunting novel perfect for readers of The Book Thief . Praise for Between Shades of Gray : "Superlative. A hefty emotional punch." -- The New York Times Book Review "Heart-wrenching . . . an eye-opening reimagination of a very real tragedy written with grace and heart." -- The Los Angeles Times "At once a suspenseful, drama-packed survival story, a romance, and an intricately researched work of historial fiction." -- The Wall Street Journal * "Beautifully written and deeply felt . . . An important book that deserves the widest possible readership." -- Booklist , starred review "A superlative first novel. A hefty emotional punch."-- The New York Times Book Review "A brilliant story of love and survival."--Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of Speak and Wintergirls * "Beautifully written and deeply felt...an important book that deserves the widest possible readership."-- Booklist , Starred Review
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9780545503440
9780142420591
9781451758993
9781101978245
9780142428979
9781101476154
9780545486569
9781101500958
9781613833902
9780399254123
014242059
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Level 3.6, 9 Points
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HL: High-Low 490L
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Grouping Title between shades of gray
Grouping Author sepetys ruta
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display_description In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer. But one night, the Soviet secret police barge violently into her home, deporting her, along with her mother and younger brother, by cattle car to Siberia. Lina's father has been separated from the family and sentenced to death in a prison camp. All seems to be lost, but Lina refuses to give up hope. Will that be enough to keep her alive?
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subject_facet , Children's audiobooks, Electronic books, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, History, Juvenile works, Labor camps, Labor camps -- Fiction, Labor camps -- Juvenile fiction, Lithuania, Lithuania -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1940-1941 -- Juvenile fiction, Novels, Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Siberia (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Siberia (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Sound recordings, Soviet Occupation of Lithuania (1940-1941), Soviet Union, Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Fiction, Survival, Survival -- Fiction, Survival -- Juvenile fiction, USSR -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Fiction, USSR -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Juvenile fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Young adult fiction, Young adult works
title_display Between shades of gray
title_full Between Shades of Gray, Between shades of gray / Ruta Sepetys, Between shades of gray [electronic resource]. Ruta Sepetys, Between shades of gray [sound recording] : a novel / Ruta Sepetys
title_short Between shades of gray
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Historical Fiction, History, Labor camps, Survival, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction