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Author Sepetys, Ruta.

Title Between shades of gray [kit] / Ruta Sepetys.

Imprint New York : Speak, 2012, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Storage    FIC SEPETYS,RUT    Available
Description 352, 16 pages : maps ; 21 cm + 1 notebook ((unpaged) ; 28 cm.) in canvas bag.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 480 Lexile.
Note Includes discussion questions and an interview with Ruta Sepetys.
Each Book Group Kit, contained in a canvas bag, includes 12 copies of the book and one copy of a notebook containing book reviews, discussion questions, author information, a bibliography of the titles in the Book Group Kit collection, bibliographies of books and websites on book groups and enhancements (articles, maps or pictures) to help understand the book.
Summary 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.
Subject Lithuania -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1940-1941 -- Juvenile fiction.
Labor camps -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Siberia (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Juvenile fiction.
Lithuania -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1940-1941 -- Fiction.
Labor camps -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Siberia (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.
ISBN 014242059X (pbk.)

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