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Between shades of gray

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  • Creator Ruta Sepetys
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Philomel Books, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • 344 pages : maps ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780399254123, 0399254129
  • OCLC ocn499127912


  • In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.

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